Meet the designer
Born and raised in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, Brandon Blackwood is a first-generation Jamaican and Chinese American designer. He is the founder, creative director, and CEO of Brandon Blackwood New York. After studying neuroscience at Bard College, Brandon interned at Elle and Nylon. After receiving great praise from stylists and editors from his first and only designed piece, he produced his first collection in 2015. The pieces were named after close friends and his brother: THE MORELL, THE CAMILLE, THE SOPHIA, and THE TRISTAN.