As CEO and Principle Designer, Kenny “KAS” Flanagan is responsible for the overall design and direction of KAS Collection LLC. With signature lines such as KAS Couture, KennyKAS Wear, and W.E.T (With Exceptional Taste Urban Line), he has earned the reputation of delivering some the industry’s most exquisite and well-crafted clothing while continuing to demonstrate his limitless vision for exquisite style.
As a native of Washington, DC/Harlem, NY, Kenny “KAS” Flanagan is a self-taught designer whose love for art began at the age of 4. By his teen years, he had immersed himself in sketching and designing. He soon became a young entrepreneur by showing his art collection at local DC and New York galleries. Much of his vision was inspired by the styles of the matriarchs of his family, most importantly his mother. In 2006, Kenny “KAS” Flanagan had the opportunity to live in London, England. He also lived in Milan, where he studied under the late, world-renowned designer, Yves Saint Laurent. It was during this period he was able to hone his skills and successfully combine his artistic talents with his love for fashion. From there he explored other parts of the world including Tokyo, Japan, and Indonesia to name a few. It was in Seoul, Korea where learned about textiles and manufacturing. IN the United States, Mr. Flanagan has worked in many capacities of the fashion industry; from a visual merchandiser for Macys and Garfinckels department stores to modeling for Hugo and Calvin Klein. He has also served as a ghost-designer for several fashion houses such as YSL, Gucci, Escada, Max Azria Atelier, Burberry, and other fashion houses around the world.
Today, KAS is revered as a walking billboard for everything fashion and has become one of the most sought after couture designers/stylists in the industry. To date, he has dressed countless numbers of our country’s dignitaries, top athletes, and Hollywood celebrities including Rihanna, Trey Songz, Alicia Keys, CeCe Winans, Denise Boutte, Guy Lambert, Paul Wharton, Keyshia Cole, and many others. His designs has bee featured in over 1,000 magazines such as Essence, Ebony, Jet, Blink (London), Apollo, Kraze, Vogue, DC Modern Luxury, Capital File, Uptown Magazine, and many more. Flanagan also had the opportunity to showcase his award-winning designs to thousands of fashion enthusiasts at the world renowned New York Fashion Week, He holds the distinction of being the first African American male couture designer to sell his collection at Saks Fifth Avenue. Mr. Flanagan has also received the following Awards:
House of Lamaica Couture by Marvalyn Nelson brings a taste of new and fresh fashion and style, and one of a kind pieces such as handbags and necklaces. The label brings a taste of new and fresh fashion and style, mostly one of a kind clothing, handbags and necklaces.
Marvalyn Nelson is a Florida based Designer who has been creating ravishing and exquisite designs for over 25 years. House of Lamaica Couture originated in the lush island of Jamaica and is now based in the U.S. Her collections are nothing short of spectacular, year after year. Marvalyn continues to impact the fashion industry locally and internationally.
BIO: Tracey Langford is the founder of 360 Vintage Designs Boutique in Virginia Beach, VA. Tracey is a Self- made entrepreneur, fashion/wardrobe stylist. Owning a vintage clothing boutique has been her dream since she was a teenager, Tracey realized she had a passion for fashion and her love of women & men vintage clothing became that passion! Tracey has featured clothing from 360 Vintage Designs Boutique in SBFW for the Runway of New York fashion week, as well as the Runway of VAFW Virginia. Tracey styling techniques has created classic fashion looks for models in the surrounding areas of Virginia for editorial photo shoots, she prides herself in creating looks that stand out from the crowd, as a personal stylist; Tracey loves to tap into the uniqueness of all sizes; she can take a look at you and tell you what works. Tracey goal is to set standards of classiness and to help people feel good about themselves, when you look good you feel good. Tracey has a daily flow of new and re-peat customers that she styles from her Boutique, she shares fashion/styling tips with her customers, Tracey/360 Vintage is dedicated to showcasing moments and finding the look(s) that fit your style, no two people are the same. Tracey ultimate goal is to help people capture their individuality.
Tracey styles for special events, specializing in fashions shows, personal shopping services, in home styling/ consultations, on set styling for photo shoots. Tracey has impressed many with her standard among the fashion elites with her eye for mixing colors, patterns and fabrics. Let’s just say Tracey has a keen eye for details when creating looks. Please contact for rates
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