Editors, Celebs, and Fashion People Agree—This Brand Is Jaw-Dropping


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With his playful take on fashion that combines pumped up voluminous silhouettes with vibrant color, Christopher John Rogers is a brand to know about. A recipient of the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund award, he’s a darling of the fashion industry that we’re expecting big things for and it’s easy to see why his designs are already a favorite among celebs, editors, and fashion people—his pieces are simply jaw-dropping.

You’ll probably recognize his designs from some iconic red carpet moments. He counts Rihanna, Lizzo, and Ashley Graham among his long list of celeb fans. But his fanbase doesn’t stop at the red carpet—he also has a cult following among the fashion set who gravitate toward his dramatic gowns and sharp tailoring. Ahead, see highlights from Christopher John Rogers’ S/S 21 collection and some epic looks worn by celebs and the fashion set. Then, shop an edit of pieces from the brand that just dropped. Yep, maximalists, this is the cool brand you'll be obsessing over.

From the S/S 21 Collection:

On Celebs:


Tessa Thompson
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Wow, this look is so incredibly stunning.

On Tessa Thompson: Christopher John Rogers jacket and pants


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Is it any surprise that Rihanna looks this good?

On Rihanna: Christopher John Rogers dress; Manolo Blahnik heels; Alain Mikli sunglasses


Tracee Ellis Ross
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This bold pink shade is a signature of Christopher John Rogers.

On Tracee Ellis Ross: Christopher John Rogers top and skirt


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I love the feather details along the neckline.

On Lizzo: Christopher John Rogers dress


Ashley Graham
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Similar to Rihanna's dress in an iridescent green.

On Ashley Graham: Christopher John Rogers dress

On the Fashion Set:


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Paired with jeans, this Christopher John Rogers top is styled to perfection.


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Yep, this iconic bold pink set again.


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Does eveningwear get any cooler than this?


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The dress above, this time paired with purple heels.


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The Rihanna dress. How chic is this?


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Sharp tailoring is another strength of Christopher John Rogers.

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Associate Director, Special Projects

Kristen Nichols is the Associate Director, Special Projects at Who What Wear with over a decade of experience in fashion, editorial, and publishing. She oversees luxury content and wedding features, and covers fashion within the luxury market, runway reporting, shopping features, trends, and interviews with leading industry experts. She also contributes to podcast recordings, social media, and branded content initiatives. Kristen has worked with brands including Prada, Chanel, MyTheresa, and Luisa Via Roma, and rising designers such as Refine and Tove, and her style has been featured in publications including Vogue.com, Vogue France, WWD, and the CFDA. Before Who What Wear, Kristen began her career at Rodarte, where she worked on assistant styling, photo shoots, and runway shows, and at Allure, where she moved into print and digital editorial. She graduated from the University of Southern California, where she studied art history and business, and currently lives in New York.