Avnah Long, the Atlanta based designer who’s commitment to breaking barriers of high end couture seen through the eyes of a black women, introduced her Spring Summer 2014 Collection entitled Femme Feroce during New York Fashion Week.
“I wanted to create a collection filled with bold textures, soft prints, details and cuts that exudes fierceness once brought together in one garment,” says Long.
After previewing the collection, Avnah immediately knew the type of woman that her designs spoke of, ultimately leading her to the stunning yet edgy Ariane Davis of the Vh1 franchise Love and Hip Hop. “Ariane demands attention on and off camera effortlessly, we are drawn to her presence, style and sass; that it was only right for me to have her as my muse model for this collection.”
The international published designer has worked with the likings of Kelly Rowland, Dawn Richards, Vina Mills and a slew of others. Gaining world recognition with fashion editorial spreads in Zink Magazine, Vogue It, Schon Magazine and more.
Through the Femme Feroce collection Avnah Long desired for a cultural experience. Wanting for the audience to take in every detail of each garment and to grasp the concept of looking at fashion as a wearable art form.