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From left to right: a model wearing a gray oversized jacket and a pair of gray oversized pants with white and yellow accents; a model wearing a free-form, white knitted top and a pair of gray shorts; a model wearing a black sequin dress with white accents.

Not your traditional runway show: Flying Solo breaks barriers at Paris Fashion Week

Fashion collective Flying Solo showcased up-and-coming independent designers at Paris Fashion Week.
Ishani Paul, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

PARIS — A line of elegantly dressed attendees stretched down the Avenue Marceau, only a few steps away from the Arc de Triomphe, waiting to enter La Galerie Bourbon for Flying...

Flying Solo NYFW at Canoe Studios in New York City. September 9, 2023. Manhattan, New York, New York. (Danny Arensberg for WSN)

Flying Solo embraces the unconventional at NYFW

Fashion collective Flying Solo showcased daring designs from across the world at its Sept. 9 shows.
Bruna Horvath and Adrianna Nehme September 12, 2023

The Fashion collective Flying Solo hosted seven NYFW shows at Canoe Studios on Friday, Sept. 9, showcasing the designs of over 80 creatives from around the world. Known for their...

One model wears magenta, sequined pants and a collared shirt, and another wears a magenta, sequined dress. They walk opposite one another, going in opposite directions.

Flying Solo: A cultural fashion collective unites

Collaborative collections at the shop’s New York Fashion Week runway show offered glimpses into global fashion.
Con Xie, Contributing Writer February 16, 2023

From left to right: a model walking down the runway in a purple dress holding a sign that is purple and reads in white font, “End Genocide in Burma”; a model walking down the runway in a black dress with gold details holding a sign that is black and reads in gold font “Justice for Burma”; and a model walking down the runway in an orange dress holding a sign that is orange and reads in white font “Fashion is Inherently Political”.

Ingjin San’s designs raise awareness of Myanmar’s civil war

Ingjin San pushes boundaries in fashion by raising awareness of the current civil war in her birth country, Myanmar.
Sofi Cisneros, Contributing Writer October 6, 2022

Fashion designer Ingjin San wants peace restored in her home country of Myanmar — and she’s making it known on the runway.  Awash with bold statements such as “End Genocide...

A collage of three runway photos. From left to right: A model dressed in a purple, green and gold patterned dress walks on the runway, a model wearing a nude top, an orange dress and a pair of silver wings walks on the runway. On the right, a model wearing a turban, veil, chains and a pair of black pants walks on the runway.

Animal print abound in Flying Solo show at Paris Fashion Week

Australian designer Ella Jackson stole Flying Solo’s second show with Catholic Guilt Clothing.
Zainab Rizvi, Staff Writer October 4, 2022

Unlike most brands, New York City-based fashion collective Flying Solo aims to collaborate with other designers instead of competing — a rarity in the fashion world. Just a few...

Models stand on the side of the runway with Nikita Shah.

First-ever South Asian New York Fashion Week reclaims origins

Amid protests prior to the runway, South Asian New York Fashion Week pays homage to South Asian heritage through design.
Roshni Raj, Culture Editor September 22, 2022

Pleated cottons, flowy chiffons and lightweight silks — mainstays of South Asian fashion — were carefully draped on models as they got ready to close out the first-ever...

Two models pass each other, one wearing a white dress and the other wearing a black two-piece striped suit; A model walking down the aisle wearing a gray ensemble.

Flying Solo show features 25 designers challenging social norms

Flying Solo’s collaborative Spring/Summer 2023 collection confronts conventional representations of culture and gender to create social impact.
Payton Selby, Contributing Writer September 12, 2022

The crowd that formed around Flying Solo's neon-lit New York Fashion Week runway wore clothes just as diverse as the debuted collections. The 25 designers highlighted on the...

(Photo by Alexandra Chan)

Flying Solo Couture: F/W 2020

Nya Etienne, Staff Writer February 13, 2020

A full house, the Flying Solo: Couture show had two interconnected runways, lined with rows of viewers excited for what the numerous designers had in store. The eclectic variations...

(Photo by Talia Barton)

Flying Solo Ready to Wear: F/W 2020

Cristina Palop, Contributing Writer February 12, 2020

Flying Solo’s Ready-to-Wear Collection hit the runway on Friday afternoon, showcasing the newest trends for the upcoming months. Flying Solo is a company which features different...

(Photo by Natasha Fenga)

Flying Solo Couture S/S 2020

September 9, 2019

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Flying Solo F/W 2019

Flying Solo F/W 2019

Caroline Coyer, Contributing Writer February 10, 2019

Since 2016, Flying Solo has banded together over 70 designers from across the globe collaborate to create collections. With so many designers working together it is no...