Mz Mahogany Chic: What is Nubian Hueman?
We are an artist collective of clothing designers, accessory designers, artists, and alchemists. It all started from when I created a pair of earrings and was asked to sell them at an event in DC. With my background being in Interior Design, I have come to enjoy the entire process of creating. Having an idea in your head and seeing it come to fruition is the ultimate experience.
Mz Mahogany Chic: How do you select the textiles used in your clothing designs?
Our focus is on ethnic patterns and prints. We look for bright, vivid patterns that represent various cultures.
Mz Mahogany Chic: How long does it generally take you to construct a piece?
It varies upon the piece. Between a couple hours to a couple days depending on what we are designing.
Mz Mahogany Chic: How do your designs stand out from other designers?
We create from within. We use tradition (as in fabric, ingredients, or techniques) to propel us forward or speak our message. Our pieces reflect generations, where many designers create what is trendy now.
Mz Mahogany Chic: Who are some of your favorite designers?
Stella Jean, Sindiso Khumalo, and Suno.
Mz Mahogany Chic: What are your future goals as a designer?
To continue to build into a lifestyle brand. We are looking to create in all facets of design.
Mz Mahogany Chic: What are your beauty must-haves?
Shea butter, a long sleeve, maxi dress (so sexy!) and lots of accessories.