Risqué Dukes Swim Apparel Spring 2020 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, September 6th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Former army vet turned Floridian fashion designer, Mercedes Dericho of Risqué Dukes Swim Apparel is no stranger to fame. Her bikini-clad designs have graced music videos for rapper Pitbull and the HBO series Ballers. At fashion week, her collection featured models with beachy waves, sorbet eyes, flushed lips, wearing coquettish bikinis in tequila sunrise tinged […]

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IG MODA by Irina Gorbman Spring 2020 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, September 6th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Irina Gorbman of IG Moda is a painter turned designer. Her inspirations are pulled from Zen Buddhism. Using an unscripted method, she harmonizes abstract art and lets her creative insight guide her chakra colored oil painting designs. Gorbman combines fashion and spirituality into wearable art for fitness enthusiasts, dancers, athletes and athleisure […]

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Alexandra Popescu-York Spring 2020 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, September 6th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation New York based Romanian-born designer Alexandra Popescu-York is an artist at heart, building her fashion collections around human figures, celebrating a woman’s God-given curves, embracing sensuality and creating designs that are both classic and glamorous. Her luxury pieces are custom fit with her client’s lifestyle in mind. For her Spring collection, models […]

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Zang Toi Fall 2019 All-American Collection

Date: Wednesday, February 13th. Venue: Spring Studios Arriving to the United States nearly 38 years ago, beloved fashion designer to the stars Zang Toi paid tribute to the country he calls home with a patriotic collection. In keeping with nostalgic themes, models hair featured Old Hollywood sculpted waves, WWII inspired red lips, and glamorous winged eyeshadow. Tri-color palette featured the […]

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Custo Barcelona Fall 2019 Ready-To-Wear Collection

Date: Saturday, February 9th. Venue: Pier 59 Studios Fall fashion in Spain with Custo Barcelona. Models hair featured glorious Afros and center braids with Old Hollywood waves. Statement accessories included jewel tone sunglasses. Women’s fashion unveiled in a lustrous stain glass inspired color palette. Luminescent multi-color dresses with hints of chartreuse, champagne and gold foil, fish scale and […]

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Sweet Talk Swim Fall 2019 Runway Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Designs by Sweet Talk Swim featured a playful, free-spirited collection for day and night. Candy-colored half-up pigtails mirrored signature anime hairstyling. A series of statement pieces sparkled under production lights, a black diamond bikini set, metallic wrap skirt, and revealing gold fleck dress with chain straps. Boardwalk favorites […]

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House of Grayling Purnell Fall 2019 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Former child actor turned fashion designer, Grayling Purnell knows no creative limits. His signature line House of Grayling Purnell includes a list of star-studded clients from Snoop Dogg to Wyclef Jean and a feature in Vogue magazine. Grayling says his inspiration to design stems from a childhood dressed […]

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Burning Guitars Fall 2019 Couture Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation Philly designers Smiley Jonez & Saiyd Muhammed of Burning Guitars dazzled their audience with their American Street Style Euro Couture. Inspired by music legend Jimmy Hendrix and his burning guitar, the design duo created wearable avant-garde with a rock star flare. Influenced by Candyland, hairstyling was playful […]

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Ricardo Seco Fall 2019 Fashion Show

Date: Friday, February 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation New York based Mexican designer Ricardo Seco unveiled his newest collection to a packed venue with special guests like Forbes magazine super mogul Kathy Ireland accompanied by daughter Chloe Olsen. Entitled Resist/Resiste, the fashion assemblage drew inspiration from Tepito in Mexico City. Photographers, painters, graffiti artists worldwide come to marvel at Tepito’s authenticity, […]

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Stevie Boi – Pink Factory – Spring 2019 Collection

Date: Sunday, September 9th. Venue: The Metropolitan Couture eyewear designer to the stars Stevie Boi has framed the faces of such celebs as Beyonce and Madonna, his brand featured on the cover of Vogue, and has since expanded his collection to include Ready-To-Wear fashion. Boi’s Spring line entitled Pink Factory celebrates youth and beauty with warm and soft colors in […]

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Topping Designs Spring 2019 Couture Collection

Date: Saturday, September 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation The all-inclusive world of Topping Designs lays its foundation in feminism and acceptance. Designer Duane Topping defines beauty in individualism, encompassing all queer, intersect, transgender and those outside the bell curve. Topping Designs also pride itself in using deadstock fabric to create unique and socially responsible fashion. As a retired military man, […]

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Rutu Bhonslé Spring 2019 Couture Collection

Date: Saturday, September 8th. Venue: Angel Orensanz Foundation World traveled Rutuparna believes fashion is a lifestyle, not a luxury. As diverse as his conceptual aesthetic, the Rutu Bhonslé  collection for kids and youth was individualistic, full of character and grace. Tops and blouses featured diamond print, apricot and mint shades, modern art themes, detailed hemlines, neck-ties, tie-fronts, bell sleeves, […]

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