In case you missed it, NaturallyCurly hosted the biggest Texture on the Runway yet last Thursday to kick off New York Fashion Week. At a time where natural curls, kinks, and waves are finally being celebrated it’s amazing to witness the beauty of textured hair at the forefront of fashion. What truly sets Texture on the Runway apart from other NYFW shows is the storytelling element that each brand shares on stage to showcase the beauty and versatility of textured hair. Not only do the brands bring the heat with the jaw-dropping hairstyles and powerful messages, but the attendees also show up and show out! It’s an opportunity to intentionally create a space where women of all ages, sizes, ethnicities, and textures are celebrated. The positioning of Texture on the Runway during New York Fashion Week is meaningful because it not only gives you an opportunity to see yourself on the runway, but also to be in a room surrounded by your favorite curlfriends.

From the models to attendees, the proof is in the puff that representation matters. This year more than 900 people gathered at Gotham Hall to embrace, exemplify, and celebrate all the forms of textured hair. In case you missed it, you can relive all the BEST Texture on the Runway 2018 moments below!

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Image: Ven Sherrod

Hair is your best accessory so flaunt it with confidence! From the fluffy fro to the timeless pinstripped belted blazer, this is a look that will never go out of style.

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Jumpsuits are always a good idea. This simple, sexy, and classy look is effortless and chic.

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Okay ladies, let's get in formation! Loving this trio of curl friends who came to slay with these sleek ponytails.


This cute and comfy look is a definite favorite paired with a top knot and black leather jacket that easily transitions from day to night effortlessly.

Image: Ven Sherrod

Fall is the time to bring on the layers. From the beret, full-length blazer dress, and waist-length braids, this is a look that turned heads.


Who else lives for a fun sparkly dress to shine bright in all night? Love this multi-colored sequin dress and natural curls. #EasySlay

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Wow! This stunning beauty owned the night in a bold African-print two-piece and voluminous 'fro. Yasss Queen!


Omg, how cute is she? One of our youngest curl friends came to Texture on the Runway and stole our hearts.


She is serving nostalgic vibes with the space buns, tiny glasses, and leopard bodysuit. Here for all of it!


Red has been one of this season's hottest colors and these beauties are slaying! #CameThruDrippin


We are so here for this beautiful #blackgirlmagic

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From the boyfriend blazer, velvet bell-bottoms, and gorgeous curls, this is definitely a fierce style we loved!


This is the ultimate #squadgoals! From curls to kinks, these women represent what it means to be NaturallyCurly.

From the fierce hairstyles that rocked the runway to the beautiful curlfriends who showed their support, we can't thank you enough for your continous love for the past 20 years. At its core, NaturallyCurly is our community. We are celebrating 20 years because of you. Continue to flaunt your curls, coils, and waves with confidence and remind other women of their power. Texture is not a trend and we hope to continue to showcase the beauty and versatality of natural hair for decades to come.

What look was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.