New York Fashion Week: Pyer Moss Defines African American Leisurewear for Now

“What does a mundane Saturday look like when we’re just left alone?,” says activist designer Kerby Jean-Raymond.

Capping off a week consumed by debate over Nike’s 30th Annual Just Do It campaign starring NFL player-turned-racial equality activist Colin Kaepernick, that even provoked the Twitter finger of President Donald Trump, the runways once again turned political at New York Fashion Week on Saturday.

Openly gay democratic gubernatorial candidate and former Sex and the City phenom Cynthia Nixon came out for Christian Siriano, the wildly popular Project Runway vet who has made inclusiveness the cornerstone of his business. “I love how he designs for everybody,” Nixon said after the Hawaii-themed runway collection. And Siriano…

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