Humanize My Hoodie receives a shout-out from John Legend

By outfitting the world in sweatshirts bearing the phrase “Humanize My Hoodie,” Jason Sole and Andre Wright hope to spark conversation about the intersection of fashion, prejudice and violence. That conversation has been furthered by none other than John Legend, after the 10-time Grammy winner posted shout-outs to Sole and the Humanize My Hoodie movement on social media Tuesday […]

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Photos: Born Leaders United presents The Unique 2

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]An average alleyway off of the pedestrian mall was once again transformed into a runway for the Unique 2, a fashion show presented by Born Leaders United with support from other downtown businesses. BLU CEO Andre Wright emceed the event that featured streetwear as well as international street fashions to celebrate Iowa City’s own […]

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Photos: The Unique fashion show highlights local designers, models

Zak Neumann, fashion show, Born Leaders United

Downtown Iowa City experienced some New York flair this weekend. Local fashion designers Andre Wright and Jessie Zhao teamed up for The Unique, a fashion show that lived up to its billing. The Unique featured not only an alleyway runway, but live graffiti, original music production from Tyrell (Show) Thornton and B-boy dancing as well. […]

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