Aaliyah Lavonne White

Fashion Product
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Hailing from the vibrant city of Dallas, Texas, Aaliyah embarked on a transformative journey to New York City to pursue her passion for fashion design. With a foundation in Theatre and Costume Construction, honed over the past four years, she has seamlessly transitioned into the realm of product design. A visionary artist, Aaliyah's creations serve as a testament to her unique perspective and ambitious spirit, aiming to both inspire her community and ignite intellectual curiosity. Harmoniously blending elements of bag making, millinery, and shoe crafting with unconventional materials, her collection pays homage to her southern heritage while pushing the boundaries of contemporary fashion.

"SILVERTONE" eloquently encapsulates the essence of southern style reimagined through a modern lens, celebrating the perpetual heritage and resilience of southern culture. Inspired by rich personal traditions, the collection seamlessly infuses contemporary elements while paying homage to traditional craftsmanship. Aesthetically, silvertone can convey a sense of elegance, sophistication, or vintage charm, suggesting a timeless and classic style which is emulated throughout the collection. Through the meticulous use of leather, silver metal fastenings, and star motifs, each piece serves as a nod to the complexities of the past, embracing its evolution into the present. Looking past the obvious, close observation and engagement of the subject is my process. The challenge is to see beyond the distraction of the conspicuous to capture its unique self. Ultimately, "SILVERTONE" stands as a testament to empowerment and inclusivity, where tradition harmoniously intersects with modernity, fostering creativity and authenticity.