Intellectual Ink Magazine is excited to share the artistry of independent and mainstream designers of color this fall. First up, Dur Doux!
Officially launched in 2013, Dur Doux is a luxury lifestyle brand that real women can actually attain. The Washington DC based design house blends wearable pieces with, edgier, more avant-garde elements. Dur Doux's style is bold and elegant, soaking up inspiration from cultures across the globe. Cynthia Burt (Co-founder) serves as Vice President of the company, while her daughter, Najla A. Burt (Founder), is Creative Director.Dur Doux is new to the New York Fashion Week scene, but they are already making waves. The show was up-beat and filled with energy that radiated through the models on stage as well as members of the audience.
Dur Doux's 2021 NYFW fall collection is a beautiful combination of prints and textures that is fun and flowing. Cynthia Burt explained, "Our new collection Terre Et Eau explores the beauty of earth and water. It is a celebration of our planet's elemental forces in all their shades." Dur Doux offered fashion-forward pieces with an ethnic influence that had us wanting more!