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Couture Fashion Week’s Prestigious Media Partners

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Couture Fashion Week New York, now entering its 20th exciting season, is pleased to work with a number of prestigious media partners reaching the creme-de-la-creme of fashion and style insiders worldwide. Collezioni Haute Couture and Collezioni Donna are distributed in over 54 countries and Logos Publishing is recognized as the undisputed leader in the fashion magazine sector. London-based Total Prestige magazine caters to a wide-ranging affluent readership with a focus on the luxury lifestyle. Rendezvous de la Mode magazine, based in Italy, covers the best in high fashion events and trends. FashionUnited is one of the world’s leading B2B fashion publications, and an impeccable source for fashion business news, trends, catwalks, top fashion jobs, exclusive interviews and insightful viewpoints. Visit www.CoutureFashionWeek.com for more information and tickets to the next event in New York.

A Perfect Match: Art and Couture

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Did you know that in addition to the fabulous fashion shows, trend-setting hair and makeup designs, and glam after parties, Couture Fashion Week New York also showcases stunning works of art by talented visual artists? The recent “Mon Amour” fashion show by Andres Aquino featured this beautiful art background by artist and fashion designer Alexandra Popescu-York.

Rising Design Star Martha Fadel to Make Debut at Couture Fashion Week NY

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Rising Middle East-based design star Martha Fadel will present her latest inspired collection at Couture Fashion Week New York at 6:00 pm on Saturday September 6, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple. In addition to the runway show, Ms. Fadel will also have an exhibit of her designs for all three days of the event, September 5-7, 2014.

In 2007, Martha Fadel launched a fashion concept for the young, active and trendsetting woman. She first started with knitwear and accessories, which incorporated touches of vintage Swarovski crystal glamour. Due to popular demand, Ms. Fadel soon began custom making unique pieces upon request until her brand evolved into a full clothing line, offering everything from high-end everyday clothing to evening wear, as well as beachwear and accessories.

What naturally followed is the creation of more exclusive haute couture pieces for the glamorous, elegant, chic and trendy woman. From bridal wear to evening gowns, every season Martha Fadel will showcase unique and inspiring fashion looks which will make silhouettes shine and heads turn.

With an eye for trends and a style steeped in originality, Martha Fadel has firmly established her name on the fashion scene. With keen attention to detail, each piece from her collection is crafted to perfection. Every step of the creative process is key and so, Ms. Fadel’s vision is to create unique pieces based on quality of design, the usage of finest materials and a refined finishing.

Tickets to the show are available online.

Dawn Sunflower Brings Glamorous Artistic Designs to Couture Fashion Week NY

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Los Angeles-based designer Dawn Nguyen will present the latest collection for her Dawn Sunflower label at Couture Fashion Week at 8:00 pm on Sunday September 7, 2014 in the Broadway Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, 1605 Broadway, in the heart of the Big Apple.

Dawn Sunflower (online boutique) is an international clothing brand launched in 2013. All collections are made in the USA and strive to provide a wide range of upscale trendy fashion clothing. From the outset, Dawn has been known for her unique womenswear featuring classic elegant styles and luxurious cuts. Her vision is to turn delicate high-quality fabrics into fashion with a single moment that will transform a women’s body into art. Her sophisticated designs show the influence of Hollywood Glamour, flattering a woman’s expressions of beauty and unique sexiness.

Dawn Sunflower’s designs have been featurned in such publications asShineOnHollywood, Hollywood Weekly, FCM, Vietnam Harper’s Bazaar, Cake, Sicky, Industrym, joo, Shimmer, Inframe Visual Art, Runway Magazine, and Avant Garde, to name just a few. Her designs have also appeared in several Asian-American TV commercials, an Anthony charity project film, in the pre-Emmy selections of StyleShopUSA, and in music videos. Celebrities she has dressed include Victoria Summer, Carmit Bachar, Jennifer Oguzie and Kate Linter.

Tickets to the show are available online.

TeKay Designs Set to Make Dazzling Debut at Couture Fashion Week New York

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Houston-based design label TeKay Designs will present its latest collection of evening and bridal creations at Couture Fashion Week in New York City. Marking the label’s first showing at the prestigious event,  the fashion show will be held at 6:00 pm on Sunday February 16, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel, in the city’s Fashion District.

TeKay Designs is a renowned international fashion house that offers couture bridal and formal gowns, pageant dresses, statement fashion jewelry, and trendy ethnic designs. TeKay Designs specializes in handcrafted pieces that appeal to clients who appreciate elegance with a contemporary twist. The inspiration for TeKay Design’s signature Queen of the Brides collection is the monarchies from historical civilizations around the world. The gowns are based on women of royalty and power throughout history and are accessorized with high end fashion necklaces, headpieces or veils. 

With more than 16 years in business, TeKay Designs has been featured in numerous print publications including The Knot, Bridal Guide Magazine, The New York Times, Self, and Get Married Magazine.TeKay Designs’ statement necklaces have been worn by celebrities including tennis superstar Serena Williams, and actress Ashley Rickards. The company facilitates design and production in Houston, Texas and Ghana, Africa. Designing high quality products is TeKay Designs’s pledge to their customers.

Tickets to the fashion show: http://www.couturefashionweek.com/tickets

Andres Aquino’s “Femme Jolie” Collection is Dedicated to Petite Fashionistas

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“Femme Jolie”, Andres Aquino’s new couture luxury fashion line for petite women, will be shown on the runway at 8:00 pm on Sunday February 16, 2014. Part of the final day of Couture Fashion Week’s 19thseason, the fashion show will be held at the New Yorker Hotel in New York City.

This season Andres Aquino will present two totally different fashion shows dedicated to two different sets of women at the prestigious New York event: “Mon Amour” a couture collection to be shown at 8:00 pm on Saturday February 15, 2014, and the “Femme Jolie” collection for petite women.

The “Femme Jolie” show will celebrate petite women everywhere by bringing some of the most beautiful women in the world to walk on the catwalk including prominent beauty queens, socialites and other surprise guests. It promises to be an evening of exceptional fun and beauty. Read more…

The fashion show will be followed by a “Gala Inspired by the Carnival of Venice”, an evening of music, dance and fun.

NIAPA Showcase at Couture Fashion Week New York: Designers Amritraj Bora, Daniel Syiem and Ikali Sukhalu

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Couture Fashion Week New York is pleased to present an exceptional showcase of fashion and cultural entertainment from India at its upcoming event. Coordinated by theNortheast India Academy of Performing Arts, it will include fashion shows by designers Amritraj Bora, Ikali Sukhalu and Daniel Syiem, as well as  a performance by a cultural tribal troupe from the Northeast India region of Nagaland. The show will be held at 4:00 pm on Saturday February 15, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the landmark New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue in the city’s Fashion District.

Amritraj Bora is a fashion designer from New Delhi and a rising star among the multitude of fashion talents rapidly putting India on the global fashion map. His distinctive designs reflect a love for nostalgia, a glance into the future and eventually a fascination towards the many nuances of the progressively decadent woman. Amritraj was trained at the export fashion houses where he worked for Prada, Chloe, Roberto Cavalli, Allsaint and other European high fashion brands. He launched his own label in 2012.

Amritraj was chosen by the Ponds Femina Miss India as the finale gown designer for Miss Earth 2012, and in 2013 he served as the finale gown designer for Miss World and Miss Heritage World. Many Bollywood divas have worn his creations for the FILMFARE and IFFA red carpet awards ceremonies. He has done numerous fashion shows and received many accolades. His clients include Malaika Arora Khan, Sonal Chauhan, Esha Gupta, Mugdha Godse, and Gauhar Khan among many other celebrities from the film, fashion and corporate worlds.

Award winning designer Daniel Syiem has presented his collections at numerous fashion shows throughout India including Lakme Fashion Week, Rajasthan Fashion Week, Hyderabad Fashion Week, Indian Fashion Summit (New Dehli) and Oriflame. His impressive collection of awards recognizes his unique international style and focus on promoting organic and ethnic materials exclusive to the Northeast region of India. His forte in western wear is apparent in the clean silhouettes, seamless fluidity and interesting drapes in his designs.

Blending fashion and style with the essence of traditional cloth, the label Daniel Syiem has started making waves in the country. His designs have been featured in top magazines including Eclectic North-East, Grazia, Elle, Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. He recently presented his Autumn/Winter collection at Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2013 to wide acclaim by fashion insiders and the media.

Ikali Sukhalu‘s creations are a fusion of modern influences and Naga ethnic wear. Her latest collection is inspired by the rich weaving traditions of the tribes of Nagaland and the legendary silks of Assam. The collection blends these two distinct weaving traditions creating pieces that have relevance outside the cultural mould. Tribal motifs and hand woven fabrics nestle on modern silhouettes to bring the ancient opulence of chiefs to the streets of today.

Tickets to the event are available at: www.CoutureFashionWeek.com/tickets

Designer Alexandra Popescu-York Bridges Art and Fashion at Couture Fashion Week New York

alexandrapopescuyorkNew York-based artist and designer Alexandra Popescu-York will present her latest collection at Couture Fashion Week in New York City at 6:00 pm on Sunday February 16, 2014. The fashion show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the landmark New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue in the heart of the Big Apple’s Fashion District.

Alexandra Popescu-York earned her Bachelor’s degree in Plastic and Decorative Arts from the prestigious National University of Arts in her native Bucharest, Romania. Her distinctive creations are emotional, vivid and symbolic. Combining her design work in the fashion industry with a true passion for painting, Popescu-York created a style uniquely her own, a bridge between fashion and art.

In addition to her fashion show on February 16, Ms. Popescu-York will be exhibiting her artwork at throughout the Couture Fashion Week event, February 14-16, 2014.

“Mon Amour”-Andres Aquino’s Latest Collection is an Ode to Love on Valentine’s Weekend

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“Mon Amour” by Andres Aquino is the new collection of elegant evening, cocktail and suit designs to dress the glamorous woman. The fashion show, part of Couture Fashion Week New York, will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday February 15, 2014 at The New Yorker Hotel. Tickets are available online.

The color palette for the “Mon Amour” collection is predominantly black, gold and radiant orchid. Distinctive features include visible rich linings, attention to detail and fine embellishments. Andres Aquino’s fashion designs are inspired by poetry, art and dance. “Mon Amour fits perfectly with Valentine’s weekend,” says Mr. Aquino. “Let’s celebrate love: the dearest sentiment among humans and a perfect tribute to glamorous and fashionable women.”

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