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Yvonne Jewnell, is an international award winning designer, innovator, entrepreneur and overall creative visionary. Yvonne was educated at Parsons: The New School for Design, Fashion Institute of Technology and Columbia University. 

 

Yvonne is the Creative Director and Co-Owner of Harlem Fashion Week, designer for Malcolm X Legacy and resident stylist for The Sum of Us Project, led by renowned photographer Brooklyn McTavish. Yvonne has been featured in Vogue Italia, Paper Magazine, Refinery 29, Racked.com, The New Yorker, Fashion Week Online, Amsterdam News, Fashion Avenue News, Taji Magazine and more.

 

Yvonne’s goal is to infuse positives messages into the lives of her audiences through the influence of art and fashion.

"At YJNY we create garments with an ethnically inspired message of overcoming obstacles and revitalizing strength. Our use of bold colors, fun prints, nontraditional fabrics and unexpected silhouettes celebrate women of all colors. "