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Resume

Professional Summary

Kenyatta is a seasoned professional whose influence spans from Los Angeles to New York, leaving an indelible mark on the fashion and entertainment industry. At the onset of her career, she made waves by presenting her Kae' Couture Swimwear Collection at the prestigious 2008 Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week International Designer Showcase Runway Show. Notably, she emerged as the youngest and sole representative from the United States, showcasing her innovative and trendsetting designs.

 

Her journey continued to ascend as she assumed a prominent role on the judging panel of Bahamas Next Top Model, subsequently earning the opportunity to design swimwear for the Miss World Bahamas Pageant in 2009. Her dedication to precision and creativity became evident, both in crafting original pieces and in seamlessly incorporating established fashion trends into her work.

 

In 2010, Kenyatta transitioned her focus to the realms of film, television, and commercials. This strategic shift saw her collaborating with renowned networks such as HBO, STARZ, FOX, ABC, The CW, Showtime, and others. Working with a roster of high-profile clients, Kenyatta has become synonymous with defining, and redefining, individual style in the entertainment industry.

 

Beyond her expertise in costume design for featured films and television, Kenyatta manages a thriving business that offers a comprehensive range of services, including wardrobe styling, personal buying, and image consulting. Her commitment to excellence and her ability to curate distinctive looks have solidified her reputation as a go-to professional for clients aspiring to embody the epitome of style and sophistication.

Skills

Character Building  Styling     Image Consulting Services    Illustrating 
Flat Pattern Making 
  Personal Buyer    Fashion Design    Creative Initiatives

Design Experience

Assistant Costume Designer 

Pretty Stone

MTV, 2023 Director: Johnathan Hawk 

Costume Designer 

Caught Up 

BET + , 2021 Director: Mark Swinton 

Costume Designer 

South Side - Season 3 

HBO Max, 2022 Director: Micheal Bliden 

Costume Designer 

Block Party 

Branch Out Producions, 2021 Director: Dawn Hawkins

Assistant Costume Designer 

Step Up: High Water Season 3

Straz Network, 2021 Director: Damian Marcano, Dawn Hawkins, Holly Sorensen

Costume Designer 

The Secret She Kept

TV ONE, 2016 Director: Alton Glass

Costume Designer 

Red Room (Short Video) - OffSet 

2019 Director: Aisultan Șeitov

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Education

Atlanta, GA 2009 

Clark Atlanta University 

School of Art and Science B.A. in Fashion Design and Visual Merchandising

Atlanta, GA 2007

Savannah College of Art & Design 

Textiles and Fashion Design-Arch Program 

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