By Nicole Martinez, Contributing Writer | July 25, 2019
With its Miami Swim Week hybrid of runway shows, art exhibitions and festive gala events, hosted July 11 through 16, Art Hearts Fashion introduced emerging brands and revealed new designs from venerable labels.
As designers, brands, buyers and influencers descended upon south Florida for Miami Swim Week, there was much competition for business on the trade-event circuit plus newcomers making it to the runway.
Now celebrating its second year, Paraiso Miami Beach boasted more than 30 runway shows and a new pop-up-shopping experience, the Paraiso Bungalow, during its July 11–14 run.
Debuting July 11 and closing July 14, Nu Wave Swim served as SwimShow’s runway-event foray at Miami Swim Week.
Love and peace were in the air at the annual Gold Thimble Fashion Show held May 24 in the south tent on the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College campus.
Academy of Art University Students Take On Nature and the International Scene for Inspiration in Their Annual Fashion Show
Students from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco presented their creative interpretations on fashion at their annual student fashion show.
Architecture was the inspiration for this year’s Woodbury University student fashion show, where graduates were able to take what they spent years learning and display it on the runway.
An important story line for season 16 of the TV reality show “Project Runway” two years ago was the competition between designers Kentaro Kameyama and Brandon Kee.
Candice Cuoco gained notoriety in 2015 by competing on the “Project Runway” TV show, where she defined herself as an artist designing made-to-measure styles with a Gothic and romantic edge.
Animal prints and bright neons were all over the runway at the Directives West trend show for buyers, held April 1 at the California Market Center.
The runways were full for Los Angeles Fashion Week with styles being seen in two locations this season.
Fernando Alberto was one of the Los Angeles designers who showed at Art Hearts Fashion in New York
L.A. designer Tadashi Shoji had his fashions on the runway during New York Fashion Week for his Fall/Winter 2019 collection, which carried influences from Southeast Asia.
The fashion students at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College held their biannual student fashion show where designs covered everything from childrenswear to evening wear.
Los Angeles designer Michael Costello freshened up his Spring/Summer ’19 collection with vibrant colors and flowing styles.
For the past few years, L.A. Fashion Week has been bopping around the city, setting up runways at different locations that change from season to season.