HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR, A'KAI LITTLEJOHN, DEBUTS SOLO NEW YORK FASHION WEEK SHOW ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH!
A’Kai Littlejohn knew from a very young age that he had a passion for designing women’s fashion. This passion has now taken him all the way to New York Fashion Week where he will debut his solo show for his anticipated Spring/Summer 2020 collection on Saturday, September 7th at the Hotel 50 Bowery located at 50 Bowery Street in NYC.
A’Kai is a luxury women’s wear designer. As a toddler, A’Kai displayed a confident love for design and women’s fashion. His interest was ever prevalent on a daily basis. A’Kai had wonder and excitement in his eyes when he would touch materials and sketch his illustrations. His passion and drive was undeniably noticed by all that crossed his path. With his sketchbook in hand, he was ready to ignite the world with his exuberant energy and his vision for his future.
A’Kai was determined to bring his designs to life. He had displayed trained techniques like the art of draping. He began to teach himself skills. A’Kai interned at the age of 9 for the couture house of Geracci Condello. He learned technical aspects of Fashion Design. A’Kai caught the eye of the critically acclaimed Project Runway with his hard work and dedication. He landed a spot on Project Runway Jr., Season 2. He was the youngest contestant to be cast in the history of the show at the age of 13. After filming, he privately showed his first collection, Spring/Summer 2017. A’Kai has since launched 3 collections and has showcased in New York Fashion Week.
A’Kai is the Creative Director for A’KAI Littlejohn, LLC., creators of luxurious women’s wear. A’KAI, the brand was founded in 2016 and is an all-American brand that takes pride in having all production based in the United States. The brand features classic silhouettes with a modern edge.
A’Kai is excited for his new collection to be shown on Saturday. He said, “My Spring/Summer 2020 Collection is going to feature more silhouettes and colors than my three previous collections.” He went on to say, “I used more techniques and a variety of luxurious fabrics were utilized to make my vision a reality. Yes indeed, this will be my biggest and best show yet.”
Tickets are available to order if you would like to attend this Fashion Week event. Click here to view A’KAI’s website to obtain tickets or to learn more about A’Kai.