April 19, 2024


The art of Fashion

Announcing The Cultivate Awards Year 2 Finalists

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The votes have been counted, and we are SO excited to announce The Cultivate Awards Finalists for 2022! You guys definitely confirmed out this year and we had so many unbelievable indie designers to pick out from, but in the conclusion, our judges picked out the final four that will be competing in our Live virtual broadcast of The Cultivate Awards on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 (go ahead and mark your calendars advert explain to your good friends). These designers had been chosen for their originality, innovation, and layout aesthetic.

Congratulations To Our 4 Cultivate Awards 12 months II Finalists

Angela Rene’ of Rene’ Tyler

The Cultivate Awards Calendar year II Finalist Angela Rene’

Angela Rene’ is the CEO/Designer of Rene’ Tyler, a dimensions inclusive model dedicated to providing ladies dimensions 12 and earlier mentioned with elevated, up to date, and bridal models. Having been in the business enterprise for more than ten yrs, she understands how to layout for curvy ladies of all styles, sizes, ages, and backgrounds. Rene’ thinks no make any difference what size you are, ladies should really have options when it will come to vogue. It doesn’t make any difference if you are a size 4 or thirty-four, trend is for every person! 

‘I pull inspiration from Previous Hollywood. I really like the period of Dynasty when females dressed up for every single occasion. I’m really influenced by new designers that are building the subsequent generation of trend.”

-Angela Rene’ on what evokes her

Charniece White of Pinecone Row / B A R K W O O D

The Cultivate Awards Yr II Finalist Charniece F. White

Charniece F. White is a pattern maker and full-package deal specialized designer who specializes in building products and solutions from idea by to creation for individuals of all sizes. She has around 10 several years of expertise from atelier primarily based manufacturers this kind of as Halston Heritage to full offer outfits suppliers with licensing rights for manufacturers these kinds of as Gap, Banana Republic, Orvis, and Woolrich. In addition to staying the founder and Resourceful Director for Pinecone Row and luxury manufacturer B a r k w o o d, she has labored or consulted for Manner Nova, 7 For All Mankind, Birdy Gray, Fantastic Variety, SIWY Denim.

Encouraged by the a lot of black ladies fashion icons who came prior to her, Charniece curates and dreams for little black ladies and children who do not see representations of on their own in trend not only on the runway but behind the runway.

LeAndra Dove of Lorenza James by Elle Dove

The Cultivate Awards Year II Finalist Le’Andra Dove

Le’Andra Dove affectionately known as Elle is a black American designer. She was born and raised in Atlanta, GA and from the time she was 8 she understood she desired to become a designer. Just one of her initially patterns was motivated by a Ga O’Keefe painting. She is formally taught and gained her BFA in style structure and merchandising from IADT Orlando in 2012. She afterwards released Lorenza James by Elle Dove in 2013.

“I was building stunning garments that I couldn’t have on the whole time I was in faculty. Now I want to serve women that appear like me…”

Le’Andra Dove

Matthew Robinson of Matthew Paul Robinson

The Cultivate Awards 12 months II Finalist Matthew Paul Robinson

Matthew Paul Robinson is a California-primarily based Manner Designer. His “Cali-Chic” aesthetic focuses on garments that is perfectly-tailor-made, joyful, stylish and quick-to-don. 

At Matthew Paul Robinson Inc. I generate apparel that my clients will want to don for decades. I call the dresses ‘Cali-Stylish.’ The aim is on fantastic in shape, playful colors, hot silhouettes and ease of movement. I appear forward to creating outfits for females for yrs and many years to come. “

Matthew Robinson

Satisfy Our Cultivate Awards Year II Judges!

Yesenia Torres, Eloquii Director Of Style and design

Gwen DeVoe, Industrial Design/Actor, Creator & Former Govt Producer of Total Figured Vogue 7 days

Susan Moses, Superstar Stylist and Creator of “The Artwork of Dressing Curves”

Now that you know who our four finalists are, really do not overlook to check out back in just about every day this week as we profile each unique designer and clearly show off the beautiful designs that produced them The Cultivate Awards finalists!

Though you’re in this article, really do not ignore to RSVP to just about attend The Cultivate Awards Finale Show Saturday, April 23, 2022, to come across out the winner!

Want to relive previous year’s Cultivate Awards and why we made this prospect in the 1st area?! Verify out last year’s wonderful finalists, below. And test in with past year’s winner, Melissa Mercedes!

We just can’t wait around to share additional about our finalists all 7 days very long! Have you RSVP’ed to The Cultivate Awards still?!