London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2024 showcased an inspiring and diverse array of talent with black designers taking center stage to make their mark on the fashion industry. This year’s event not only celebrated the artistry and innovation of these designers, but also their role in reshaping the story of inclusivity and representation in fashion. From emerging brands to established brands, these are the designers who make London Fashion Week so exciting. Their innovations abroad are nothing short of remarkable, offering a unique and inspiring perspective. Each brand’s distinct narrative and design codes set it apart this season, with their design languages resonating strongly with their audiences. Whether it’s Mwalula’s exciting and provocative aesthetics or Ahluwalia’s vibrant fusion of cultural heritage, each brand tells its own compelling story.
If you’re interested in finding out what new names to look out for, who’s featured, and what unusual collections were at this season’s London Fashion Week, read on.
Ahluwalia’s Spring/Summer 2024 collection was an ode to her African heritage with strong roots in her design language.
The Spring/Summer 2024 collection from February titled “Temple” was a reflection of the body as a home where clothing serves as protection.
Labrum London’s latest collection titled “Nomoli Odyssey” is inspired by designer Foday Dumbuya, who is native to Sierra Leone.
Abigail Adobe’s show at London Fashion Week put love in the spotlight as her collection was titled ‘The Love Story Continues’.
Tolu Coker’s Spring/Summer collection is composed of intentional design codes and impeccable tailoring.
Designer Mwalula Ogunlesi’s latest collection was a culmination of his ‘streetwalker and survivalist’ grunge aesthetic.