Emerging Perspectives: Codi Banks

Codi Banks

When you see a vibrant, royal, and chic ensemble full of color and life, you may elude to faction that is a Witty By Codi piece. In getting to know this emerging designer, she is full of passion to create, innovate and execute style in the fashion industry. Codi has a humbling heart and infectious smile, but her drive to succeed is just as impressive.

Kevina: Fashion is art. What is your inspiration as you create your art?

Codi: My thought process is organic. I’m inspired by a plethora of things. I’m also inspired by other designers.

K: In your opinion, what is the next wave of fashion?

C: I’d say bringing fashion concepts to life with 3D fashion printing!

K: How often do you create?

C: I create everyday! At the least, 6 times a week.

K: If you could meet any fashion icon, who would it be, and why?

C: Tracee Ellis Ross. Her style resonates with me. I will reach her acquaintance someday.

K: Yes! I can see her in a Witty by Codi piece!

K: What type of garment best describes your personality?

C: A fun, flirty, waistline skirt!

K: You most definitely can piece a skirt with anything and it comes to life!

K: How do you feel the Midwest represents fashion?

C: I feel like we don’t express life as much through fashion in the midwest, and we should!

If you’ve ever seen a Witty by Codi piece on the runway, she most definitely knows how to make a statement of expression! We are so excited to see what she brings to the Emerging Designer Competition!

If you haven’t already done so, purchase your tickets at www.indianafashionweek.com so that you to can experience the magic that Codi brings to the runway!

The Indiana Fashion Week Runway Shows are on June 22nd, 2019 at the Crane Bay Event Center, Indianapolis Indiana. Visit our website for more information.  See you there!