Fashion designer Korto Momolu will debut her new range made from hemp at New York Fashion Week on Saturday.

The designer has created a large hemp-based range in collaboration with Women Grow, the largest female networking organisation for women in the hemp and cannabis industry.

When asked about her green garments, Korto said:

“To sum it up in one phrase: it’s ‘for women, by women’”

Catering to every style, Korto Momolu has created high fashion, pardon the pun, and ‘athleisure’ pieces to display at the iconic fashion event.

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The designer has blended eloquence with environmental care using hemp and sustainable fabrics.

Hemp hits the runway in a fashion first

The Project Runway design star will make history when she displays her cannabis-based range in a first for New York Fashion Week.

The CEO of Women Grow Chanda Macias told reporters:

“This is a HERstoric show for us. This is where cannabis meets high fashion on the runway.

“There is such a stigma around cannabis and women. We have a unique opportunity that we hope will speak to the world.

“Women in this industry are professional, stylish and [have] amazing talents.”

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