Korto Momolu Goes Future Chic at New York Fashion Week with New 'Monaco' Collection (Gallery)

Womenswear designer Korto Momolu presented a 14-piece collection at the New York City art deco fashion hotel, Bryant Park Hotel. Expanding on the designer’s vision of femininity, elegance and futurism, this Autumn/Winter 2012 season draws inspiration from starlets, fashion icons, and jetsetters whose wardrobe would include glamorous evening gowns, stylish jumpsuits, warm yet sophisticated sweaters, and day dresses in opulent silks. Korto’s pieces will allow any woman, of all sizes, […]

 

Video: Korto Momolu Fall 2010 Fashion Show

Since she blew our minds with her televised Byrant Park debut in 2008, “Project Runway’s” Korto Momolu has left us aching for the bright and beautiful West-African inspired designs we fell in love with. Though it’s still winter in New York, Korto brought a little sunshine to the lives of the socialites and Bravo-lebrities who crowded the Union Square Ballroom for the unveiling of her new line. By incorporating knit, jersey, and […]

 

Get To Know: Korto Momolu

In the fifth season of TV’s “Project Runway,” Korto Momolu showed the world that black women are capable of participating in reality shows without threatening to “beat b***es up.” She let her gorgeous designs do the fighting and came in a close second after what was arguably the most impressive Bryant Park show in “Project Runway” history. Korto’s personality is a reflection of her design aesthetic. Like the clothing she […]

 

Korto Momolu Rips the Runway

Our favorite girl Korto Momolu showed off some new designs during the taping of BET’s Rip the Runway set to air on Monday at 9pm. We know we’ll be watching. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the looks:

 

Korto Momolu represents!!

If you’re a fashion head like me, I know you’ve been watching Liberian-born designer Korto Momolu on Project Runway this season. I won’t recap it for you because you already know our sister always represents. Her designs are simple and always chic, and you can tell she really understands the female form. She designs clothes that you know she would wear. And I love that you never hear any defensive […]