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Behind the Laquan Smith AW10 Collection Lies a Heart-Wrenching Story

By: Meghan Young - Published: Apr 25, 2010 • References: laquansmith and stylebubble
Sometimes the person behind a brand is enough to garner respect and admiration for the label itself, but when you combine that with outstanding talent as well, you get the Laquan Smith AW10 collection.

Although I would like you to focus on the great designs in the Laquan Smith AW10 collection, let me take a moment to shed some light on the African-American designer. 21-year-old Smith has not only survived cancer, but also rejection from numerous fashion schools before he finally decided to teach himself the ropes.