Narine Tovmasyan to Present Renaissance-Inspired Collection at Couture Fashion Week NY

Narine Tovmasyan fashion show at Couture Fashion Week NYEmerging design star Narine Tovmasyan will present her most recent 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, at the “Crossroads of the World.”

With the theme “Live for Beauty”, Narine Tovmasyan’s creations strive to connect Renaissance styles with the modern age. Her distinctive evening gowns embody the stylish elegance and greatness of spirit of previous eras juxtaposed with the dynamics and rhythm of today.

Tickets to the fashion show are available online.

 

Award-Winning Vietnamese Celebrity Designer Vo Viet Chung to Make Debut at CFW

Vo Viet Chung fashion show at Couture Fashion Week NYVietnamese celebrity designer Vo Viet Chung will present his most recent inspired collection for Spring 2015 at Couture Fashion Week in New York. The highly-anticipated fashion show will be held 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, the world’s fashion capital. Tickets to the show are available online.

Vo Viet Chung has showcased his designs on many television programs and at prestigious events around the world including Vietnam and Japan Cultural Week in Tokyo and the J Autumn Fashion Show in London. At Asian Fashion Week in 2011, he presented two collections under the theme “Asian Heritage Silk” made from traditional fabrics. During that event, the designer was recognized with a Guinness World Record for his stunning creation of an “Ao Dai” (traditional Vietnamese gown). The dress was made of 1,000 meters (over 3,200 feet) of fabric, including traditional silk from villages across the Vietnam. The tunic had nine trains, each 100 meters (over 300 feet) in length, symbolizing the nine branches of the Cuu Long River delta. It was decorated with gold and more than 2,000 diamonds. The costume also included a turban known as a “Vietnamese crown”, made from 0.5 kg (over 1 pound) of gold and encrusted with 2,000 diamonds. Read more…

Couture Fashion Week After Parties in Times Square

Couture Fashion Week New York PartiesCouture Fashion Week New York – 20th Season! September 5, 6 and 7, 2014.

Join us after the fashion shows for the parties! Meet, eat, dance, toast and network with cool and fabulous people each night in a luxury environment at the Crossroads of the World. Dress up… fashionistas on board! Attend the parties even if you do not attend the fashion shows. Or do both for an unforgettable Fashion Week experience.

Location: Brasserie 1605 in the beautiful Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan, featuring breathtaking view of Times Square.

Friday and Sunday “Fashion Bash” includes delicious munchies, open bar, music and dancing.

Saturday “Broadway Gala” includes buffet dinner, open bar, live music and dancing.

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Atlanta-Based Couturier Nina Gleyzer Blends ’50s Chic Simplicity with French Opulence for Spring 2015

Nina Gleyzer fashion show at Couture Fashion Week NYAward-winning veteran couturier Nina Gleyzer will make her fourth appearance at Couture Fashion Week New York with the presentation of her latest collection “Nostalgie: Le Fin Mot”. The collection will be accessorized with head pieces by Natalya Bythewood. The fashion show will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday September 6, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Times Square. Tickets are available online.

As this is Nina Gleyzer’s final runway appearance, she designed a couture farewell collection inspired by her two loves: France, and ’50s fashion. Capturing an era-gone-by, this collection reflects a time when women sat in front of perfume-filled vanities to paint their faces and powder their noses, before dressing up in beautifully tailored dresses for coffee with friends.  “That’s how I envision women: chic, elegant… simplistic,” says Nina. “Nostaligie: Le Fin Mot” pays homage to the ’50s woman with a nod to French grandeur through the use of rich fabrication and exquisite pattern making. Read more…

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.