New York—An amazing set of designers will grace the runway for this New York Style Fashion Week as they debut their 2016/17 Fall Winter Collections. Style Fashion Week opens “Official New York Fashion Week” February 11 with an event of fashion, art, and music–showcasing international designers, 25,000 plus guest attendees, celebrities, buyers, press, and fashion industry leaders, and runs through Feb. 14.
The Style Fashion Week Team in association with the Eleanor Lambert Foundation will be providing all guests and attendees with runway shows, designer presentations, and a special Yumi Katsura installation.
Fashion Group International (FGI) Rising Star Winner, Malan Breton, will open the week with his Fall/Winter 2016 collection: “Gotham Disco Dollies”, a homage to Studio 54 and the glam rock era of the 1970’s. Malan Breton has recently been featured in Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair and numerous publications worldwide. Former Oscar De La Renta Designer Raul Penaranda, along with PopImpressKA, Ev Bessar from Russia, House of Perna winner of Project Runway, and Nina Gleyzer will all be showcasing in the Official NYFW venue opening night.
The evening concludes with the Official New York Fashion Week Press Party which encourages press, media, stylists, buyers, designers, and the industry’s elite from around the world to “Come with Style and a Smile!”
Just Drew by Andrew Warren, grandson of fashion tycoon David Warren, will hit the runway to showcase their “It Girl” collection with Kyra Kennedy, Tiffany Trump, Gaia Matisse, Eliza Johnson, Reya Benitez, Billie Lourd, Dani Lauder and Abigail Breslin walking the runway.
Control Sector will showcase the men and women’s Street Wear collection “The End”, while Bradelis Lingerie will showcase their SS’16 Collection which will be available the day after the show at their globally recognized stores. Nancy Vuu, Bentley & Lace and Janay Deann will also be on the runway with their children’s wear, as well Anthony Rubio with his new Women’s Ready-to-Wear collection and Doggy Couture. Joan Marentis Kelly will be there in house at Gotham Hall for a Special 4 Hour Presentation of Cosmik Souls Handcrafted Jewelry ! Shalini Ahuja from India. David Tupaz and the long time established well known designer Farah Angsana will close this season at Gotham Hall with the showing of their latest collections
Nasa partner, Slooh, the most popular live feed global network of observatories will launch their #ShadeUp campaign during Style Fashion Week. In preparation for the upcoming total Solar Eclipse on March 8 #ShadeUp encourages fans of astronomy and fashion alike to post photos of themselves wearing sunglasses on Instagram and Twitter to promote Slooh’s live coverage of the total solar eclipse.
Style Fashion Week has also teamed up with The City Kids foundation to celebrate their 30th anniversary supporting positive youth development and social emotional learning, providing opportunities for personal growth and artistic expression helping young people channel growth into substantial social change. In addition Style Fashion Week will display the famous Keith Haring legendary “City Kids Speak on Liberty” banner. This one-of-a-kind work of art depicts what is considered as personally Keith Haring’s most beloved images: The Statue of Liberty.