Christopher John Rogers, a buoyant designer whose recognition is growing every day more and more, has changed the stream of American fashion. His clothes adorned the biggest names of Hollywood, which few designers can boast of. Dressing up notable celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Zendaya and Lil Nas X, has catapulted him to the top of the industry.

Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Rogers has always been leaning towards his creative side and started designing clothes at an early age. After finishing college of art and design, he moved to New York and started chasing his dream. In 2016, he launched his eponymous brand. Rogers won Vogue Fashion Fund in 2019 and his extravagant designs started to catch the attention of many highly acclaimed people in the industry.

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Last year, the designer was deservedly placed on a pedestal and was awarded the American Womenswear Designer of the Year. The collaboration with Target was a huge success and the streets were filled with feminine and unique garments. Not to mention, Kamala Harris looked dashing in his purple creation for the inauguration of president Joe Biden. The staging of Christopher’s show in one of the most famous TV series Gossip Girl was epic. The dramatic scenery and grandiose designs made quite a spectacle. The debut on Met Gala 2021 with the star of the above-mentioned series, turned everybody’s heads.

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The complexity in Rogers’ collections bring a new perspective to American fashion and empowers self-expression. He understands the colours and is not afraid to use them. His theatrical designs explore gender identity and push boundaries of style. Rogers manages to blend elements, patterns, colours that at first seem unimaginable and invites us to the world of fantasy and diversity.

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All in all, Christopher John Rogers is a breath of fresh air on the scene. He is bringing magic, fun and glamour on the scene, standing out from others. Undoubtedly, many great things are awaiting this young and energetic designer and we will impatiently wait for his new collections.

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