Black // Line

Runway.  Fashion.  Designers.  Models.  Faces.  Apparel.

 For the past eight seasons of New York Fashion Week: Men’s, BLKLN has been on site to bring you the latest collections by today’s emerging and most sought after New York based menswear designers.  Having been on the scene to bring you live coverage from designers such as: Parke & Ronen, Robert Geller, Linder, Feng Chen Wang, Carlos Campos and Nihl, our CFDA credentialed site prides itself in providing our readers with original and authentic men’s week content.    

For Spring 2019 introduces BLKLN Shop, a carefully curated selection of products direct from the runway to you. After giving you eight seasons of runway coverage we are now giving you the opportunity to shop the designers.  Our inaugural season features work by Parke & Ronen, Linder, Raga Man and marks the re-launch of the BLKLN clothing brand with four reworked signature BLKLN styles.

Exclusive for Dallas shoppers: Exclusive for our Dallas friends and shoppers we are offering an in-home shopping experience. Think designer to your door. We will bring a selection of our designer garments to your office or home for you to shop. This will give shoppers the opportunity to hear first hand about the collections, feel and try on the clothing as well as the opportunity see personal video of the garments on the runway. Plus, we might pop some bubbly! To schedule and appointment call Jim at 682-232-7939 or email

Photos by Jim Duran.

About the Founder


Jim Duran is the founder and creative director of Dallas-based, men’s fashion site  Perpetually inspired by fashion, music, art, and boys, Duran's ambition is to broaden the perspective of the contemporary man's idea of style.  Driven by his appreciation for men’s fashion, BLKLN Clothing is Duran's distinctive, modern collection of content including interviews, runway reviews, videos and live feeds from New York Fashion Week: Men’s.  

Putting to test his entrepreneurial skills, Duran launched BLKLN Shop, a carefully curated online shopping experience carrying brands like Parke & Ronen, Linder, Raga Man and marking the re-launch of the BLKLN label.  His experience in the industry encompasses public relations, styling, writing, buying and design.  He has worked with numerous high-profile names including Jean Paul Gaultier, Fern Mallis, J. Balvin, Colton Haynes, Steve Aoki, Johannes Huebl, Carlos Campos, Kirk Millar, Parke Sutter, Eric Rutherford, Bill Cunningham and more. 

From producing runway shows at New York Fashion Week to profiling trendsetting designers, Jim is continually seeking out new and exciting opportunities in the fashion industry.  Through his previous experience as Managing Editor of, Jim was Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) certified allowing him to cultivate relationships with new and emerging designers and industry insiders.