He is not your typical fashion designer, he built an empire based on just four little letters, and the visionary created a brand that means something to the community around him. Alonzo Jackson brings a new spin to the typical urban design. You just might be wearing his designs right now, and not even know it. Jackson also known as “Fashion Geek Zo” is the mastermind behind the fashion brand, Fashion Geek, this collection specializes in unique designs that center around individuality.

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In 2013, the Mansur Gavriel luxury leather company opened for business. Just a year and a half later on December 9, 2014, their handbag collection reached nearly cult status, as Mansur Gavriel’s Instagram followers scrambled to purchase and barter for the sold-out Fall 2015 line. The 700 comments from thrilled, handbag-craving followers on Mansur Gavriel’s 2014 Instagram post were a clear indication that this brand was here to stay. 

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Fashion designer Marissa Webb’s Look Book is filled with models who mimic her. Many sport a classically structured design that borrows from elements in masculine tailoring, while still accented with traits of feminine color and whimsy. Considering the fact that she frequently tried to convince friends to call her "Mark" while growing up, this balance of masculine and feminine qualities in her clothes serves as a poignant example of when a self-proclaimed "tom-boy" falls into the world of fashion.

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Many designers have a signature style. When you see a preppy look coming down the runway, it's probably Tommy Hilfiger. If an elegant gown appears, it's most likely Coco Chanel. Richard Chai's signature is his versatility. You see billowy, flowing material, then expertly tailored blazers and blouses next. He uses bright colors and muted tones to bring a little bit of everything to the table. 

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