Gallery 2021 – Yvonne Iqbal

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Yvonne Iqbal

Sportswear

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Front view of pinstriped power suit set with wrap around blazer and oversized sleeves along with matching wide leg pants.

Front view of power suit was made with 100 percent pinstriped wool suiting.

Back view of pinstriped power suit. Lace up on side seam for the wide leg pants and blazer has an open back with a tie up closure.

Back view of the power suit. Wide leg pants have a lace up on the side seam and blazer has a tie closure on back.

Back view of pinstriped power suit. Lace up on side seam for the wide leg pants and blazer has an open back with a tie up closure.

Side view: oversized sleeves have an adjustable drawstring on the elbow of sleeves.

Back view of garments.

Back view of garments.

Front view of suit.

Front view of the power suit.

Photo 6 - Development of garment

Meet the Designer

Iqbal, Yvonne

Yvonne Iqbal

Flushing, Queens, New York 
Sportswear

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My designs are an extension of my intellect and emotions. Naturally, I grew up fascinated by the art of fashion design, despite the adults and peers who often expressed their dismay with my interests. I was told that I needed to choose a more realistic career path. A lack of intellectual and financial resources has only ever motivated me to improve my craft each and every day. To unapologetically create designs that speak to, not only me, but also many others, is a feeling that words cannot describe. I’ve always been inclined to rebel against what I’ve been told was “right.” I think it’s important that with the use of sportswear, my designs tell society it’s okay to feel strong and powerful in one’s body. We’ve been conditioned to be ashamed of traits that are inherent in our nature, so my greatest hope is to help break that rule.

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