A Perfect Match: Art and Couture

Art background by Alexandra Popescu-York at the Andres Aquino fashion show
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. More artists at Couture Fashion Week. For information on art and other exhibit space, contact newyorkfashionshows@yahoo.com or submit the online form.

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

Martha Fadel Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NYRising 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

Dawn Sunflower Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NY

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 as ShineOnHollywood, 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.

Carlos Vigil Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NY

Carlos Vigil Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NYIn his second appearance at CFW, prominent Peruvian designer Carlos Vigil recently presented his latest collection entitled “Metropolis” inspired by the imposing majesty of modern-day skyscrapers. The collection included this entrancing deep plum cocktail dress featuring the designer’s signature elaborate detailing and impeccable craftsmanship. Click for more photos from the show. Click for tickets to the upcoming season of Couture Fashion Week.

BBC America’s Hit New Series “Almost Royal” at Couture Fashion Week

BBC America's "Almost Royal" at Couture Fashion Week NYThe hit new reality series “Almost Royal” filmed part of an upcoming episode at Couture Fashion Week New York recently. The show will be broadcast on BBC America this Saturday, 5th July at 10pm ET (check your local listings).

“We’re really excited about the series – it has been getting amazing reviews in the media and has created a real buzz online,” says producer Peter Hackett."Almost Royal" star Poppy Carlton walks the ruway at the Andres Aquino's "Femme Jolie" fashion show

“This was a unique and fun experience,” says designer and CFW producer Andres Aquino. “It was a hoot having Poppy walk the runway during my ‘Femme Jolie’ fashion show this season.”

Feel free to engage with the series through social media. Poppy and Georgie’s characters both have twitter handles (@PoppyCarlton / @GeorgeCarltonUK) and throughout the run of the series the hashtag #almostroyal will be used.

More details about the TV show and how you can view it, can be found on the website: http://www.bbcamerica.com/almost-royal/

 

TeKay Designs Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NY

TeKay Designs Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NYTexas-based TeKay Designs recently showed the latest stunning collection of bridal designs entitled “Queen of the Brides.” Click for more photos from the show. Click for tickets to the upcoming season of Couture Fashion Week.

Alexandra Popescu-York Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NY

Alexandra Popescu-York Fashion Show at Couture Fashion Week NYThe recent fashion show at Couture Fashion Week New York by designer Alexandra Popescu-York included this unique handpainted gown combining her hallmark elements of art and fashion. Click for more photos from the show. Ms. Popescu-York will present her next collection on the runway on Sunday September 7. Click for tickets.