Though the city is gearing up for the whirlwind of style and celebrity that is New York Fashion Week
, we want to remind Manhattan that great fashion doesn't belong to that borough alone. Before we OD on Alexander and the ladies Mulleavy, Zac and Marc, Rag & Bone or RL, we've scoured Brooklyn
for the next great Proenza; those ingenues with that special vision that'll have us coveting a front-row seat in just a few seasons. Sure, hype-generating Manhattanites will always pump the city's heartbeat, but here are a handful of seamsters from across the East River on the verge of being the Next Big Thing. You saw them here first!R29 GIVEAWAY:
Just in time for NYFW, we're giving away the ultimate BK prize. One lucky winner could nab a Leila Shams one shouldered dress, a Mina Stone Maria Dress in sand (with the black paint splotch; size 4 only), and two tickets to Suzanne Rae's Lincoln Center show! To score the prize, like this post on our Facebook page
. When we get to 2,000 likes, we'll randomly pick a winner. Good luck!