22 yr old fashion model Mayowa Nicholas was the face for Brandon Maxwell‘s Pre-Spring 2021 Collection. Looking stunning in several pieces from the Resort 2021 collection shot by Australian fashion photographer Chris Colls, the Nigerian model was a finalist of the 2014 Elite Model Look contest – a yearly fashion modeling contest done to discover and launch female fashion models in the international fashion marketplace .
Designed around optimism, Brandon Maxwell reinterprets evening offerings into vibrant takes on modern sportswear. Faced with months of lockdown the American designer wanted to create something colorful and joyous “….I wanted to create something that felt colorful, joyous, and optimistic because I believe, and know, that the sun will shine again. I don’t look at what we’re presenting to you as Pre-Spring in the traditional sense. I look at it as a reflection of a particular moment in time – a time when I could stop and feel my emotions, a time when I was creating a collection for the sheer joy of doing so. This experience is something I will carry with me going forward….” he says via instagram.
With a newly launched e-commerce site, Brandon has been able to overcome the challenges of operating a luxury clothing business amidst the pandemic and the recession that has caused are many fashion houses to close down due to bankruptcy.
The the 15 resort looks put together by the designer aims to bridge the gab between fantasy and comfort. It features vibrant greens, pink and reds utilizing the personal joy that colors bring. Also a stronger believer of repetition- Brandon focused on translating evening offerings into modern sportswear.