New York-based label Pyer Moss as lead by Kirby Jean-Raymond has been invited by the the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode to show as a guest member for the fall 2021 season. Jean-Raymond will make history as the first Black American designer invited by the organization to present a haute couture collection.
The organization has announced Haute Couture Fashion Week will take place July 5-8, 2021 in Paris, where presentations will take place in person. According to a press release, shows will abide by “specific health protocol and conform to measures determined by public authorities.”
In addition to Pyer Moss’ inclusion in Haute Couture week, the label will also be included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art‘s Costume Institute’s “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” exhibition, which kicks off with a Met Gala red carpet on September 18th.
Following the Met Gala, Pyer Moss will show Collection 4 during New York Fashion Week.