NEWARK, NJ, March 8, 2021 — Mikara Reid announced today an all-new episode of “in the limelight:” line-up of independent fashion designers to premiere Monday, March 8 on YouTube, featuring Mikara Reid as she hosts playful yet insightful interviews with unconventional designers you should have on your radar. The first episode we had Toronto-based designer, Naa-Adei Laura Marmon of NLM Garment (2/27); Virginia-based designer Geoffrey Owens of ZOOONEK (3/8); Atlanta-based designer Amari Monee (3/15); Brooklyn-based designer Lenese Calleea of Calleea Vatein (3/22).
Each episode has four segments where we get to know the brand, their journey into the fashion industry and a preview of the collection or product. Geoffry Owens of ZOOONEK gives Mikara an exclusive show on a look that was supposed to be in the New York Fashion Week show but didn’t make the cut. This episode is premiering Monday, March 8th at 1 PM EST via YouTube.
Below are “in the limelight:” designer’s descriptions:
in the limelight: NLM Garments
Mikara Reid talks to Naa-Adei Laura Marmon about her presentation at Flying Solo NY NYFW 2021, behind the scenes, what she would put Mikara in from her collection and a fashion show.
Air date: February 27 at 6 PM EST on YouTube
in the limelight: ZOOONEK
Mikara Reid talks to Geoffrey Owens about his presentation at Flying Solo NY NYFW 2021, behind the scenes, what she would put Mikara in from his collection and a fashion show with a first look of an outfit that did not make it to NYFW.
Air date: March 8 at 1 PM EST on YouTube
https://youtu.be/IZ1C007zfdU – to preview the episode before the masses for an article please email for inquiry
in the limelight: Amari Monee
Mikara Reid talks to Amari Washington about her presentation at Flying Solo NY NYFW 2021, going to fashion school, behind the scenes, what she would put Mikara in from her collection and an up close and personal look at a garment shown at NYFW 2021.
Air date: March 15 at 1 PM EST on YouTube
https://youtu.be/JBDV9mG28W0 – to preview the episode before the masses for an article please email for inquiry
in the limelight: Calleea Vatein
Mikara Reid talks to Lenese Calleea about joining forces, their workshop Building Your Fashion Brand, the brand Calleea Vatein and how she came about her signature pieces.
Air date: March 22 at 1 PM EST on YouTube
About in the limelight
“in the limelight:” is a series where Mikara provides a platform for independent fashion designers to showcase their talents, give their perspective in the fashion industry and an introduction to who you keep your eyes on.About Mikara Reid
Mikara Reid has become the thread between independent fashion designers and women entrepreneurs who appreciate wearable yet refreshing fashion. With 15+ in the fashion industry,
Mikara has worked with a number of well-known brands, magazines, and individuals in the fashion world, such as Louis Vuitton, BRAVO’s Project Runway, The RealReal and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week NY. She is the founder and stylist of MIIEN Consultancy, a fashion styling agency in Newark, NJ, content creator of Mikara Reid YouTube Channel and Strategic Brand Consultant for independent fashion labels who need a roadmap to go from creative to sales. She is also an active member of the International Association of Women, and National Association of Female Executives.
You can also check out Mikara Reid’s website at www.MikaraReid.com
To learn more about Mikara Reid, or to schedule an interview please email [email protected] You can also check out Mikara Reid’s website at www.MikaraReid.com.