Fox Business: High Fashion Hits a High Note at NYFW

Fox Business Coverage of Couture Fashion Week NYFox Business news reporter Jennifer Eckhart talked to Couture Fashion Week producer Andres Aquino and singer Leah Danielle at the recent event held in September 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. See the video and read the article.

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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 or submit the online form.

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:


Broadway Musical Stars to Perform at Couture Fashion Week

Broadway Stars at Couture Fashion Week NYIn keeping with his signature show style, designer and producer Andres Aquino will bring a roster of talented and accomplished Broadway musical stars to perform during his upcoming “Mon Amour” collection fashion show. (Tickets to the fashion show). The fashion show will be held at 8:00 pm on Saturday February 15, 2014 in the New Yorker Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. The performers are appearing in support of “Broadway Sings for Pride” and are expected to also perform at the Carnival of Venice Inspired Gala later that evening. (Tickets to the Gala).  The audience can expect to be thrilled by the performances of these Broadway stars, who have appeared in such theater productions as Panic! The Musical, American Idiot, Zorro The Musical, Let My People Come, Sistas The Musical, Disney’s The Lion King, Grease on Ice, Fancy Nancy The Musical, BARE: A Pop Opera, Rent, Cirque Dreams, Pinkalicious, Showgirls! The Musical, Brooklyn, and more, as well as in many film and television productions.

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

Andres Aquino's "Femme Jolie" Collection is Dedicated to Petite Fashionistas“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 19th season, 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. Click for tickets.

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

Andres Aquino fashion show at Couture Fashion Week NY“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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Andres Aquino Spring 2014 “Legende de la Belle” fashion show at CFW

Andres Aquino Spring 2014 “Legende de la Belle” collection fashion show at Couture Fashion Week New York. The dramatic production included performances by singers and dancers. Please subscribe to the CFW channel. More information about the event: . About the designer