Native Detroiter and fashion designer Ken Walker will travel to Italy to showcase his upcoming clothing line.
In collaboration with the fashion collective Detroitissimi and sponsored by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), the K. Walker Collective will be part of an interactive booth experience at Pitti Immagine Uomo — a global event highlighting men’s fashion — Jan. 9-12 in Florence, Italy.
Listen: Designer Ken Walker discusses expanding Detroit’s fashion influence globally
Established in 2018, the K. Walker Collective specializes in essential clothing and accessories tailored for change-makers and fashion icons in the making.
The Detroit School of Arts graduate says the city has always been a place for fashion — and now it’s time to spread Detroit’s style internationally.
“I do think that Detroit has always been this trailblazing city for fashion. We just haven’t got the recognition for it,”