New York, NY (Wednesday, August 14, 2013) – We are excited to announce that EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show, New York Fashion Week’s most anticipating emerging designer runway showcase will be returning in September 2013. Prepare to be astonished as six unique designers from various countries around the world will unveil their Spring/Summer 2014 collections. EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show will take place Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at the exquisite Historic Broad Street Ballroom, 41 Broad Street, New York, NY. The event will give way to a star studded Red Carpet/VIP Reception at 6:00PM followed by the runway show beginning promptly at 7:00PM.
Each season EMERGE! presents the coveted ‘Fashion Innovator Award’, past honorees have included: Audrey Smaltz, President of the Ground Crew (presented to her by Harriette Cole); Constance C.R. White, Editor in Chief of Essence Magazine (presented to her by Tracy Reese); Andre’ Leon Talley, contributing editor of Vogue (presented to him by Diane Von Furstenberg) and last February’s recipient, Fashion Icon Mikki Taylor presented to her by Style Expert Philip Bloch. Emerge! will be announcing the ‘Fashion Innovator Award’ honoree in the upcoming weeks.
EMERGE! A Fashion Runway show will continue to build on the success of previous shows and will be nothing less than spectacular, in addition to the runway show, the evening includes special guest DJ: DJ Dion Mavath (Dubai’s top DJ), Hair Designs provided by Bennett Career Institute, Makeup by Lamik Cosmetics and backstage production provided by Aaron Handy and Iran ‘Bang’ Paylor of Models, Inc. EMERGE! is powered by the following sponsors: St. Claire Green Tea Flavored Vodka and Time Frozen Photography.
Featured EMERGE! Designers include:
Mark Roscoe has been actively involved in the fashion industry for the past 30 years. Recognizing a market for distinctive, one-of-a-kind pieces that evoke a feeling of timeless elegance, grace, and style, Mark Roscoe has made a name for himself in the fashion world. Impeccably designed and tailored to reflect the true personality of the most discriminating clients, Mark Roscoe’s talent and vision are dedicated to those who wish to “make a statement without uttering a word.” http://www.markroscoedesign.
Persévérer (pur suh vuh day) the French translation for persevere or PRSVR (Passion, Resilience, Sacrifice, Values, Respect) is largely based upon the premise of striving to better ones self, while aspiring to inspire others. In launching PRSVR, the initial collection of leather based luggage and outerwear combines themes of style, versatility, and functionality within each piece. http://www.prsvr.com/
DANNY NGUYEN COUTURE
Danny Nguyen’s foundation in the fashion world is rooted in the soil of humility. He began as a child, under the wing of his mother. Predating his arrival to the United States, Danny would be seen at a very early age cutting fabrics, collecting designs and assisting with custodial chores around his mother’s alteration. During this period, he developed and refined many of the essential skills of a fine fashion designer. www.dannynguyencouture.com
J.Toor designers create custom clothing that provides customers with a unique convergence of bespoke fit, designer styling, and “off-the-rack” value. J. Toor believes that having clothing of unique quality and fit and style should be attainable by all Gentlemen. http://jtoor.com/
Dhakmani was founded in July 2006 by Faith & Anthony Rudder. Dhakmani is currently being tested marketed through internet. Dhakmani Clothing was created for women to express “The Every Woman Within.” Dhakmani encourages women to love who they are and what God has created in them. https://www.facebook.com/
Eightwentyeight creates designs to make everyone feel more confident and beautiful! Designer Suzette Opara provides fashion show coordination, models, personal image consulting services for professional models and entertainers looking to stand out from the crowd. www.the828collection.com
This private invite-only affair will play host to special invited guests ranging from retail buyers, fashion influencers, celebrities, top fashion editors, tastemakers, socialites and more. Previous EMERGE! Fashion Runway show designers have included: Terri Stevens, Elie Kuame, Dominique Auxilly, Adriana Osorio Lugo, Borris Powell, Michael Alan Stein, Jahi Fitzgerald; notable attendees: Mikki Taylor (ESSENCE Magazine), Phyllis Yvonne Stickney (Actress), Timothy Stickney (One Life to Live), Sean Ringgold (One Life to Live), Philip Bloch (Style Expert), Diane Von Furstenberg (Designer, Fashion Icon), Natalie Cole (Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist), Ms. Jay Alexander (ANTM), Regina Taylor (Actress), Justiin Davis (Boardwalk Empire), Carissa Rosario (International Model), Meeka Claxton (VH1 Basketball Wives), Somaya Reece (VH1 Love and Hip Hop) and Dwight Eubanks (Bravo Housewives of Atlanta).
EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show which was created and produced by Dionne Williams of D. Williams Public Relations Group has become one of the top emerging designer platforms during New York Fashion week and has been consistent in providing a national outlet for emerging designers to showcase their work. Hundreds of designer submissions are reviewed by an elite designer committee, which selects some of the top designers from around the world.