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Class is in session! Monty Matuka, founder of MELI and winner of the #INDFW21 Emerging Designer Competition presented a luxury streetwear collection that was a contemporary twist on the traditional school prep style.
“I want the woman to feel like she's, you know, she's strong in her beauty. And she can basically take on the world like it's like an armor that she's putting on..."
"I mean, the intent is to empower someone, it's also the intent is to be sustainable. So I use every method within my toolbox to be sustainable. But it really comes back to intention.”
“I mean, I’ve always felt like I've always been the black sheep, like in several different aspects of my life….I'm okay with that. Because I really believe in what I’m doing, and I love it.”