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Recap: Cease & Desist S/S 19 “Black Hollywood” Runway Presentation

Cease & Desist unveiled their S/S 19 collection entitled “Black Hollywood” to a sold-out show this past Thursday in Atlanta, GA. Celebrities, social influencers, buyers and industry professionals converged inside one of Atlanta’s most unique industrial warehouse’s to preview the popular luxury brands newest collection.


“Black Hollywood” celebrates the growing influence of black celebrity and urban culture in fashion and other art forms around the globe. The collection featured a full assortment of vibrant hues, directional pleats and asymmetric accents, ill-fitting trousers, micro-miniskirts and more. A nonchalant aura paired with nostalgic pieces paced the bubble-wrapped catwalk, with ready-to-wear as the focal point.


“It feels amazing to showcase my newest collection in Atlanta,” said Fred Foster, founder and creative director of Cease & Desist. “Atlanta continues to set international trends including fashion. Therefore, it was important for me to present this collection in Atlanta and highlight our cultural influence, which is often overlooked by the fashion industry.”


For more information about Cease & Desist, please visit:  https://www.ceasendesist.us


Additional Photos: https://10squaredpr.smugmug.com/Cease-Desist-Final-Selects/


Photographer: Dustin Sparks and Dennis Carter


About Cease & Desist

Established in 2012, Cease & Desist is a lifestyle brand inspired by the grittiness of street culture and the allure of high-end designer fashion. Since our inception, our minimalistic ideals combined with our fashion forward approach to streetwear have enabled us to carve a lane for ourselves. Focusing on extreme detail and superior workmanship, while creating trends through defiance has become the staple of self-dubbed “Runway Rebels”.

Bringing the fashion community together virtually RAGTRADE ATLANTA app

ATLANTA, GA, June 20, 2017/ PRLog/–The fastest growing fashion organization in the southeast, RAGTRADE ATLANTA, is announcing the release of their app for members. The RAGTRADE ATLANTA app serves as a virtual meeting room for emerging designers, style influencers, fashion & beauty bloggers, fashion professionals, makeup artists and more. Until now, there has never been a mobile app that brings the fashion & beauty community together instantly.

As the world is going digital, RAGTRADE ATLANTA predicts that this app will change the way the fashion community communicates. With the RAGTRADE ATLANTA app, members will be able to network with fashion professionals, display their work, partner with those who have similar professions, and stay up to date on Atlanta’s upcoming events.

“We look at the RAGTRADE ATLANTA app as a one stop shop for the fashion and beauty community in Atlanta.” – RAGTRADE ATLANTA founder Angela Watts


Benefits of the RAGTRADE ATLANTA app include:

  • Being a member of the fastest growing fashion organization in the South
  • Connect with fashion professionals and others in your profession
  • Instantly find members who work in a specific field
  • Access to a yearlong calendar curated by RAGTRADE ATLANTA
  • Receive tips and advice from RAGTRADE ATLANTA executives
  • Have immediate access to a growing fashion community


When members first open the RAGTRADE ATLANTA app, they are prompted to enter their email address. After they’re verified as a member, they will receive the full benefits of the app. Members can interact with each other through pictures on the dashboard, and also through instant message. Each member profile has the option to list an e-mail, phone number, and Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn profile.


The RAGTRADE ATLANTA app is available for Android and IOS and is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The RAGTRADE ATLANTA app requires a membership with RAGTRADE ATLANTA to activate. To become a member, please visit www.RAGTRADEATLANTA.com/membership



Established in 2013, RAGTRADE ATLANTA is committed to developing a sustainable fashion industry for the city of Atlanta. Our organization aims to further the growth and interests of local and international designers in four key areas: Business Development, Scholarship Awards/Grants, Reputation, and Innovation & Tech.


Since its inception, RAGTRADE ATLANTA continues to provide leadership through strategic and creative programming to re-position Atlanta’s fashion industry as a key player in the global fashion space. RAGTRADE ATLANTA organizes the city’s official fashion week, showcasing the best of local and international emerging fashion designer collections to a diverse audience including press, buyers and consumers. RAGTRADE ATLANTA also manages a yearlong curated events calendar featuring exclusive listings of fashion-focused events hosted by key community leaders.