With Thanksgiving fast approaching, have you planned your Turkey day outfit yet?! Whether your hosting your own Thanksgiving or packing your bags to celebrate with extended family, we have the perfect outfit idea in mind. Be casual, chic, and comfortable in Modahnik’s Silk Crepe Shirt Dress. Pair it with nude tights and then finish the … Continue reading
Working New York Fashion Week with Modahnik was the highlight of my year – so far at least! Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to work in the fashion industry and getting to work fashion week was without a doubt, a dream come true. I participated in two events – … Continue reading
Project Runway’s season twelve cast is now featured in Marie Claire’s September issue! The cast revealed a few interesting facts about themselves in the article; here are Kahindo Mateene’s facts: Hometown: La Goma, Dominican Republic Design Aesthetic: Classic with a sexy edge Fashion Motto: Color makes the world better Label you would like to collaborate … Continue reading
The Huffington Post recently released an exciting article on Season 12 Project Runway designer Kahindo Mateene. They have been fans of Mateene’s work ever since she showed at Harlem Fashion Row this past February, and were ready to see her compete on Project Runway. Check out the full article here.
After Project Runway wrapped up filming last month; Kahindo Mateene sat down for an interview with Chicago Sun-Times. Mateene talks about her clothing line, Modahnik, which is sold in select Chicago boutiques and her business. Even Mateene’s inspiration for Modahnik comes from her culture and a Chicago native. Learn more about her inspiration and background … Continue reading
Chicago Tribune recently acknowledged three talented Chicago alumni fashion designers. Kahindo Mateene, one of the three talented designers, shares her education and career background with the tribune. Read about Mateene’s piece below or read the full article here.
Each year thousands of designers try out for Project Runway in hopes of becoming America’s next top designer. This season, Kahindo Mateene, earned a spot on the show after her fourth try. Read about Mateene’s personal experience on the show below!
This season’s Project Runway features two Chicago designers, Katelyn Pankoke and Kahindo Mateene! Mateene being a rookie on show gives Chicagoans a new designer to be proud of. With her history here in Chicago, Mateene attended Illinois Institute of Art – Chicago; has taken part in the Macy’s Fashion Incubator Program; and started her fashion … Continue reading