Growing up first-generation American meant learning English as a second language, loving food others can’t pronounce, and having access to my mother’s incredible closet of treasures. In a city that represents a microcosm of the world, being a New York native is often synonymous with being of international descent. First Generation Fashion is a visual reflection of New York City. It captures an authentic representation of the ethnic communities that influence its incredible culture. Follow First Generation Fashion to discover the stories of the natives behind the city that boasts the most exciting restaurants and nightlife, beautiful women, and progressive trends.
Wearing my mother’s 90’s vintage skirt and my aunt’s vintage Cartier glasses, paired with a top and blazer from Zara and Tahari shoes.