Welcome To Wakanda: 17 Stunning Images Of The Black Panther-Inspired New York Fashion Week Showcase

ANGELA WEISS/Getty Images

Essence Feb, 13, 2018

To kick off the official Black Panther week and week 2 of NYFW, Marvel studios hosted a fashion showcase like no other featuring original pieces inspired by looks from the film.

Scroll through for a look at some of the exquisite designs from some of today’s most innovative and talented fashion masterminds including LaQuan Smith, Cushnie et Ochs, Ikiré Jones, CHROMAT, Sophie Theallet, Fear of God, Tome, Brother Vellies, Douriean Fletcher and Josh Bennett.

Several of the pieces will be auctioned off for charity, with proceeds benefitting the Save The Children international humanitarian organization.

1 of 17 ANGELA WEISS/Getty Images

2 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

3 of 17 Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images

4 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

5 of 17 Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

6 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

7 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

8 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

9 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

10 of 17 Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

11 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

12 of 17 Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

13 of 17 Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

14 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

15 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images

16 of 17 Stephen Lovekin/WWD/REX/Shutterstock

17 of 17 Jemal Countess/Getty Images