Kerby Jean-Raymond: The Black Activist Who’s Breaking Boundaries in the Fashion World

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Remember the name Kerby Jean-Raymond, a Haitian-American fashion designer who’s rapidly becoming a household name. Best known for Pyer Moss, a clothing brand that mixes heritage and activism, Jean-Raymond rose to fame during 2016’s New York Fashion Week. It was the first year his brand was featured and he created a show that highlighted police brutality and the Black Lives Matter movement. By combining different mediums to tell this narrative, Pyer Moss instantly drew attention to itself.

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