Meet The Bloggers

RAGTRADE Atlanta exclusive bloggers will have an all-access pass to the 2015 RAGTRADE Atlanta Runway Weekend. From a sneak peek of designer sketches to front row and back stage access, our bloggers will give you behind-the-scenes and VIP access to some of Atlanta’s local talent in fashion and beauty, as well as a one-of-a-kind look at what’s now, new and next in Atlanta’s thriving fashion community.

RAGTRADE Atlanta exclusive bloggers will also provide you with reviews on featured fashion designers, a look at fashion and beauty trends, street style from everyday fashionistas and interviews with local and national celebrities, and models. Follow them on their journey to the 2015 RAGTRADE Atlanta Runway Weekend.

APOTECA

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More information coming soon!

ONYII and CO.

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Onyii (“Own-Yee”) Brown of Onyii and Co. More information coming soon!

FRED FOSTER

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Fred Foster of Cease & Desist - More information coming soon!

NATT TAYLOR

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Natt Taylor is also a returning RAGTRADE Atlanta designer. Natt is the winner of Belk's 2015 Southern Designer Showcase and her collection will be available online and in Belk stores nationwide Spring 2016. NATT TAYLOR is a womenswear collection that celebrates the natural feminine form and is inspired to bring women the perfect style balance between work[...]

KENYA FREEMAN

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Kenya Freeman is the lead designer and visionary behind the Sylvia Mollie brand. The Sylvia Mollie brand is based in Atlanta, GA and is recognized as high end ready-to-wear women’s clothing line. Kenya designs for the classy, yet sassy woman seeking an edgy look with a conservative appeal.

BRENDAN COMBS

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Brendan Combs is the owner and head designer of his eponymous label, BRENDANMCOMBS. Brendan attended The Savannah College of Art and Design where National Design Award winner Behnaz Sarafpour mentored him on his senior thesis. BRENDANMCOMBS is defined as a fusion of sleek, and refined tailoring with a modern edge and a nod towards the future. He draws his in[...]

EDMOND NEWTON

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Edmond Newton currently stars on Season 14 of Project Runway. Edmond debuted his SS '15 collection at the inaugural RAGTRADE Atlanta runway show and he is also a former contestant of NBC's Fashion Star. He best describes his design aesthetic for his dramatic evening wear as 'Fashion Rebel Chic.'

ZACHARY HOWELL

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Zachary is a Savannah College of Art and Design graduate and 2014 Charleston Fashion Week participant. Zachary describes his design philosophy as 'Dark Paradise.' His brand Zachary/Nathaniel specializes in dramatic evening wear. Zachary finds inspiration in varying psychoses of the mind and dysfunctions that twist the norms into exaggerated forms.

Teodora Nicolae

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Teodora Nicolae is the founder and editor of Caviar & Catwalks, a fashion and lifestyle blog dedicated to helping the modern 20-something live a more stylish and satifying life. Set to re-launch September 2014, Caviar & Catwalks will offer readers a peek into Teodora's style and personal aesthetic through a mix of style posts, fashion features and br[...]