Beep Beep! Who got the keys to the jeep? LaQuan Smith does and he’s zooming passed his fellow designers with his SS24 collection that debuted Monday evening at Lower East side venue Skylight at Essex Crossing.
Drawing a slew of celebrities like Mary J Blige, Baby Face, Saweetie, and Karreuche Tran, Smith reigns supreme in the hip-hop industry and black culture.
He’s designed for some of the greatest including Beyonce, Rihanna and Vice President, Kamala Harris, and his latest designs will prove to gain him more popularity among the masses.
Eclectic and charismatic, we saw numerous models slay down the runway in metallic looks- letting us know that the shiny fabric will be a main theme and trend in Spring 2024.
In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter backstage, Smith stated “I pulled references from Freddie Mercury and Barbarella to create little hints of sci-fi without being so literal.”
We definitely saw imaginative and futuristic concepts throughout many of his designs and he wasn’t afraid to take risks that were unparalleled to anything we’ve seen before.
Think mesh see through bodysuits paired with metallic cargo pants with zipper detailing, and the highest of slits on strapless dresses, making your side hipbone the peak-a-boo that we didn’t know we needed.
Not to mention his high-neck crystal chain tops that we saw on both women and men models that we can easily see on Lori Harvey and Kelly Rowland.
One thing for certain is that LaQuan Smith designs for the “It Girl” who’s elegantly provocative and enjoys showing off her body in the most sexy and glamorous way.
Ahead, see more of LaQuan Smith designs. XoXo