Dress by MATTY BOVAN, necklace and hairpiece by OSCAR DE LA RENTA, earcuff by FALLON, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE and ROXANNE ASSOULIN. Photograph by Nadine Ijewere.  Fashion Editors: Gabriella Karefa-Johnson and Tonne Goodman

Selena Forrest, Lineisy Montero & Squad Are Giving Us "Black Cotillion"

This spring, fashion’s newcomers and heritage houses alike are throwing stuffy social codes to the wind and reimagining formal wear for a modern debutante.

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Feb 7 2019, 7:54pm

Dress by MATTY BOVAN, necklace and hairpiece by OSCAR DE LA RENTA, earcuff by FALLON, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE and ROXANNE ASSOULIN. Photograph by Nadine Ijewere.  Fashion Editors: Gabriella Karefa-Johnson and Tonne Goodman

Lineisy (left) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by DANNIJO; Hiandra (right) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA
Lineisy (left) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by DANNIJO; Hiandra (right) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA.
Lineisy (left) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by DANNIJO; Hiandra (right) wears dress and shoes by MARC JACOBS and earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA.
Tami and Imari wear CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC
Tami and Imari wear CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC.
Tami and Imari wear CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC.
Necklaces by KENNETH JAY LANE.
Necklaces by KENNETH JAY LANE.
Dress by PRISCAVERA, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE, necklaces by ROXANNE ASSOULIN (worn as headbands), gloves by ATSUKO KUDO.
Dress by PRISCAVERA, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE, necklaces by ROXANNE ASSOULIN (worn as headbands), gloves by ATSUKO KUDO.
Eniola (left) wears dress by SNOW XUE GAO, earrings by DANNIJO; Tami (right) wears top, jacket, and trousers by MAISON MARGIELA, earrings by AREA.
Eniola (left) wears dress by SNOW XUE GAO, earrings by DANNIJO; Tami (right) wears top, jacket, and trousers by MAISON MARGIELA, earrings by AREA.
Dress and necklace by GUCCI, earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA.
Dress and necklace by GUCCI, earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA.
Tami wears dress by RODARTE; Lineisy wears dress by GUCCI, earrings by ROXANNE ASSOULIN; Hiandra wears dress and shoes by RODARTE, earrings by ROXANNE ASSOULIN.
Tami wears dress by RODARTE; Lineisy wears dress by GUCCI, earrings by ROXANNE ASSOULIN; Hiandra wears dress and shoes by RODARTE, earrings by ROXANNE ASSOULIN.
Imari (left) wears dress by HALPERN, tights by ATSUKO KUDO; Selena (right) wears dress by MOSCHINO, tights by FALKE,shoes by MANOLO BLAHNIK.
Imari (left) wears dress by HALPERN, tights by ATSUKO KUDO; Selena (right) wears dress by MOSCHINO, tights by FALKE,shoes by MANOLO BLAHNIK.
Dress by YANG LI, earrings byJENNIFER FISHER, tights by ATSUKO KUDO, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by YANG LI, earrings byJENNIFER FISHER, tights by ATSUKO KUDO, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by MARNI, necklace and earrings by CARTIER.
Dress by MARNI, necklace and earrings by CARTIER.
Dress and shoes by JUNYA WATANABE.
Dress and shoes by JUNYA WATANABE.
Earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE.
Earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE.
From left: Tami wears dress by OFF-WHITE c/o VIRGIL ABLOH, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE; Hiandra wears top and skirt by FENDI, earrings by FALLON; Lineisy wears top and skirt by PYER MOSS.
From left: Tami wears dress by OFF-WHITE c/o VIRGIL ABLOH, earrings by KENNETH JAY LANE; Hiandra wears top and skirt by FENDI, earrings by FALLON; Lineisy wears top and skirt by PYER MOSS.
Tami wears dress by EMILIA WICKSTEAD, earrings by FALLON, necklaces by KENNETH JAY LANE, tights by ATSUKO KUDO, shoes by RODARTE.
Tami wears dress by EMILIA WICKSTEAD, earrings by FALLON, necklaces by KENNETH JAY LANE, tights by ATSUKO KUDO, shoes by RODARTE.
Dress by CHRISTOPHER JOHN ROGERS, shoes by JIMMY CHOO.
Dress by CHRISTOPHER JOHN ROGERS, shoes by JIMMY CHOO.
Top by SIMONE ROCHA, necklaces and earrings by TIFFANY & CO.
Top by SIMONE ROCHA, necklaces and earrings by TIFFANY & CO.
Dress by MIU MIU, necklace by FALLON.
Dress by MIU MIU, necklace by FALLON.
Dress by RICHARD QUINN, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by RICHARD QUINN, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by MARINE SERRE, gloves by WING & WEFT GLOVES, ring by FALLON.
Dress by MARINE SERRE, gloves by WING & WEFT GLOVES, ring by FALLON.
From left: Lineisy wears veil, dress, and shoes by SIMONE ROCHA; Tami wears dress, stockings, and shoes by ERDEM,earrings byFALLON;Imari wears dress, stocking, and shoes by ERDEM, earrings by FALLON
From left: Lineisy wears veil, dress, and shoes by SIMONE ROCHA ; Tami wears dress, stockings, and shoes by ERDEM , earrings by FALLON ; Imari wears dress, stocking, and shoes by ERDEM , earrings by FALLON.
Photographed by Nadine Ijewere.
Dress by DISCOUNT UNIVERSE, earrings by DANNIJO, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by DISCOUNT UNIVERSE, earrings by DANNIJO, shoes by ROGER VIVIER.
Dress by PRADA.
Dress by PRADA.
Imari (left) wears dress by ALESSANDRA RICH, clip and earrings by FALLON, socks by YANG LI, shoes by MANOLO BLAHNIK; Tami (right) wears top and skirt by 16 ARLINGTON, necklace by FALLON, earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA, shoes by CASADEI.
Imari (left) wears dress by ALESSANDRA RICH, clip and earrings by FALLON, socks by YANG LI, shoes by MANOLO BLAHNIK; Tami (right) wears top and skirt by 16 ARLINGTON, necklace by FALLON, earrings by OSCAR DE LA RENTA, shoes by CASADEI.
Dress and shoes by MARINE SERRE, gloves by ATSUKO KUDO.
Dress and shoes by MARINE SERRE, gloves by ATSUKO KUDO.

Credits: Hair Jawara at Bryant Artists, Makeup Grace Ahn at Julian Watson Agency, Models Imari Karanja at IMG, Lineisy Montero at Next Models, Hiandra Martinez at Next Models, Tami Williams at The Society Management, Eniola Abioro at Next Models, and Selena Forrest at Next Models, Manicurist Honey at Exposure NY, Photographer’s assistants Matt Borkowski and Teddy Nelson, Video assistant Ousman Diallo, Fashion assistants Taylor Angino and Jared Ellner, Hair assistants Kashima Parris, Shamicka, Tiara Nicole Keith, and Robert Prince, Makeup assistants Sena Murahashi and Ivelisse Rosado, Manicurist assistant Kristy Williams, Production Libi Molnar and Alice Franchi,On Set Production Izzy Cohan, Production Coordinator Courtney Berman, Production assistants Giovanni Montoya and Richard Nwaoko, Location Scout Nicole Van Straatum, Catering Red Hook Catering