Willie Norris is an American fashion designer working and living in Brooklyn, NYC. Described by The New York Times as a “master of bringing together,” her work finds its home at the intersection of clothing and community.
WILLIENORRISWORKSHOP, established formally in 2018, acts as a container for the fashion projects and products of herself and her varied collaborators.
Since 2020, she has been the design director of Brooklyn-based menswear brand OUTLIER where she has worked as a designer since 2015. In late 2020, she introduced her IDEAS series, which now acts as a biannual runway platform for the brand. IDEAS 3 marked the inaugural IDEAS collection to be featured on VOGUE RUNWAY. In her review, Steff Yotka says, "Actually maybe this is Norris's best idea: That fashion collections are both a progression and a new beginning. Clothes come to life over time, and it takes bodies inside them to breathe purpose into every legging, trouser, and skirt."