Black Sheep


new york / united states


art institute of portland

-EMME is a New York based womenswear and accessory brand founded in 2009, by Korina Emmerich.

-Emmerich, born and raised in the Pacific Northwest aquired her Bachelor's degree in Fashion from The Art Institute of Portland.

-Chosen as one of six in her graduating class, Emmerich showed her first collection at Portland Fashion Week in 2007.

-In 2009, Emmerich moved to New York to launch her brand.

-In 2014 Emmerich was approached to compete on Project Runway's season 13.

-She debuted her Spring Summer 2015 collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.

-After her debut she was picked up by Brand Assembly and currently has a rack at Lord & Taylor

-Emmerich explains that each collection is inspired by 3 major elements: A musical genre, an art form and a cultural tradition. Stemming from her musical, fine arts and American Indian background.