Beyoncé, Kerry Washington, Jennifer Lopez, and Priyanka Chopra are among the stars and celebrities that luxury fashion designer Sergio Hudson has styled. Last week, he Zoomed into a Bryn Mawr Online class to talk with students and faculty.
Originally from South Carolina and now based in Los Angeles, Hudson rose to fame after designing Vice President Kamala Harris and former first lady Michelle Obama’s inauguration looks in January 2021.
During the BMOS discussion, Hudson shared the story behind Obama’s inauguration outfit and offered many insights into the fashion industry. Students asked numerous questions, and Hudson discussed his design philosophy of “designing for everyone” and provided advice for students entering the field of fashion. He spoke about what it means to be a Black designer and hopes his success paves the way for further designers.