laquan smith

Laquan Smith’s Fall 2013 Collection Pays Homage to Bond Girls and Grace Jones

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Laquan Smith, the New York-based designer, who boasts fans in celebrities like Andre Leon Talley and Rihanna,    finds inspiration in varied places for his collections. One season, he selected a water goddess as his muse; another he was inspired by his travels and a...

Why We Love: Laquan Smith Spring 2013

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Laquan Smith is only 23 and yet has already established himself as a supremely talented designer.  Whether inspired by the colors and fluidity of water, or by the garden scenery during his many travels, Laquan produces collections that are beautiful, modern and decidedly feminine. He has...

Would You Rock? Patent Leather Dresses

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We’re used to seeing patent leather on shoes and handbags, but dresses is a bit of a new things. Not long ago, Lala Anthony and Adrienne Bailon stepped out at two separate events rocking full-on patent leather dresses that have us thinking this is a...

Laquan Smith Fall 2012: Robotic Dream

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It’s been two years since LaQuan Smith made his New York Fashion Week debut and every season since, the wunderkind designer has delivered saucy styles that attract contemporary style mavens like Cassie, Rihanna, and even Lady Gaga. Smith has more notably won the attention and...

Why We Love: LaQuan Smith “Eclipse” Fall/Holiday 2012

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Designer to the stars LaQuan Smith, who has created original pieces for Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Tyra Banks and Sessilee Lopez, just released his latest collection for his namesake line, LQS. LaQuan titled his collection which has a Fall/Holiday 2012 delivery, “The Eclipse.” The fashion-forward collection...

Raven-Symone Wears LaQuan Smith Scuba Dress to Good Morning America

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It’s thrilling to see an emerging designer of color with remarkable talent get the support of young black celebrities. The relationship between celebrities and designers is often mutually beneficial, and it’s especially advantageous when designers are aiming for recognition on a mainstream platform. Such a...