At NYFW, Marvel Studios hosted Black Panther “Welcome to WAKANDA,” an ‘immersive event’ to celebrate the upcoming release of the movie and to showcase bespoke designer pieces and capsule collections inspired by the film.

CHROMAT, Cushnie et Ochs, Fear of God, Ikiré Jones, LaQuan Smith, Sophie Theallet, and Tome, who were selected for their dedication to empowerment and individualism through fashion, created one-of-a-kind pieces interpreting different characters and themes from the movie.

Black Panther cast members Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Leticia Wright, Danai Gurira, Marija Abney, Winston Duke and Director Ryan Coogler.

Following the event, the bespoke looks will be auctioned off via in support of Save the Children, an international humanitarian organization that gives children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.

Additionally, Black-Panther-inspired capsule collections from Brother Vellies, Douriean Fletcher and Josh Bennett were also on display at the event, with each becoming available for purchase on their respective websites on February 13.

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