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ABOUT:

 

   "JAHNKOY - New $pirit Village" is the fashion brand & the concept store by Burkindy.& Jahnkoy, located in Brooklyn, New York, USA. JAHNKOY is a global movement towards craftsmanship and cultural restoration. The purpose of JAHNKOY is to redefine and rebuild creative expression in adornment and to restore the tremendous variety of skills and techniques that our ancestors used for the garment's creation. JAHNKOY stands for the cultural unity of all nations and emphasizes craft as an ultimate tool towards the healing of mankind. JAHNKOY garments are hand-crafted in Brooklyn, NYC, with the hand-made materials sourced from artisanal communities around the world.

     JAHNKOY has has started, as a craftivist art/fashion practice with Jahnkoy’s graduate collection from Parsons MFA «Fashion Design & Society» (2016). Following that, JAHNKOY has been developing through a series of socio-cultural fashion projects over the period of 5 years..The work was realized through the creation of fashion shows, exhibitions, community events and workshops. it has been presented in NYC, USA, as well travelled to South Africa, Brazil, China, India and Russia. Projects were created, as a part of JAHNKOY’s residency at Restoration-Art Cultural Center, (Brooklyn) and has been supported by PUMA and Swarovski.

     JAHNKOY was selected in "Final 8" of LVMH Prize (2017), was listed in Forbes "30 under 30" in «Art & Style» (2018) and chosen, as one of the "12 Apostles" of Esquire in Art Category (2021). JAHNKOY showcased 2 collections at the CFDA Emerging Designer Runway platform and was part of CFDA Elain's Gold LaunchPad program. The brand was selected, as a finalist of FGI "Rising Star" (2023)

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EXPLORE THE CREATIVE 

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Awards

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Selected Press

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The New York Times

"Vying for the LVMH Prize: Young, Gifted and Important to Know"

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Business of Fashion

"This is a proposal of how we can revive handiwork through modern, contemporary garments. It's ancient, but it's new."

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Paper Magazine

"Jahnkoy is a Cultural Movement. The inherently human message of harmony, individuality, and connectivity is powerful one to present in this troubling times"

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Vogue
 

"Jahnkoy is using athleisure as a jet on which heritage threads can hitch a ride out of history and into the future"

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Harpers Bazaar

"We are residents of one big village, where everyone is relatives to each other"

Shows were supported by:

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