Enchantingly Feminine Designs by Lourdes Atencio at CFW

lourdesatencio-101B9597Dominican-born Miami-based fashion designer Lourdes Atencio will present her latest collection at Couture Fashion Week at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday September 5, 2013 . A frequent presenter at the prestigious event, Ms. Atencio’s fashion show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the landmark New Yorker Hotel in New York City.

Lourdes Atencio is a dynamic fashion force, consistently producing creative and inspired designs of feminine elegance for her loyal clientele. Her innate fashion skill allows her to almost effortlessly make a beautiful garment from almost any piece of fabric. Her designs are progressive yet elegant, appealing to glamorous women of all ages. Her innovative use of a kaleidoscope of fabrics and her meticulous detailing make each garment a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. This gifted designer handcrafts each creation directly onto a mannequin or the client for a perfect fit.

Ms. Atencio’s designs have been shown on runways from her native Santo Domingo to Palm Beach, Miami and New York, among other cities. She is a regular favorite designer of many Latin celebrities, media personalities, socialites and pageants.

Distinctive Elegant Collection by Luis Machicao in His Return to CFW

CFW is pleased to welcome back designer Luis Machicao who will present his latest elegant collection at 6:00 pm on Thursday September 5, 2013. The runway show will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue, in the city’s Fashion District.Luis Machicao actively began pursuing his career in his native Peru where he studied fashion design and sociology. He believes that fashion is a social manifestation of the human being. Mr. Machicao went on to work in Paris where his distinctive fashion style for both men and women matured. After returning to Peru, he worked as a costume designer for popular soap operas and theatrical productions, and as a fashion designer for that country’s First Lady. He was soon showing his own designs on the runway, and since settling in the USA, has presented his collections in cities such as Houston, Austin, San Francisco, Miami, Charlotte and New York. In 2009 Mr. Machicao started offering his costume design services to the US film industry bringing his vast experience and skill to the big screen.

The Machicao style is classic with a touch of avant-garde. Luis Machicao loves accentuating the female form and dressing women who are secure in their own identity. In addition to his womenswear designs,  Mr. Machicao also designs masculine and stylish clothing and swimwear for men.

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