New York, NY (Vocus) September 9, 2009
DRESSED Director David Swajeski and Executive Producer Maryanne Grisz are offering an exclusive sneak peek of their documentary to selected New York's tastemakers and press during New York Fashion Week.
DRESSED is the much talked about documentary about the inspiring story of Laotian-American fashion designer, Nary Manivong, who defies the odds of a broken childhood and homelessness to follow his dream of showing his collection at New York's Fashion Week and launching his brand.
The film offers an insider's look behind-the-scenes of the glamorous, chaotic world of fashion as well as insightful commentary from industry experts such as Fern Mallis, Senior Vice President of IMG Fashion; Ohio designer Nanette Lepore; Mickey Boardman of Paper Magazine; Author Mary Gehlhar "Fashion Designer's Survival Guide"; Simon Collins, Dean of Fashion for Parsons, The New School for Design; Industry Consultant George Furlan; Simon Doonan, Creative Director of Barneys New York, author of four books and columnist for The New York Observer; Stylist Robert Verdi; President of The Fashion Group International, Margaret Hayes and fashion writer Lynn Yaeger.
The DRESSED private invite-only special sneak peek screening will take place on Thursday, September 10, 2009 at the Soho House members' club and hotel in Manhattan's Meatpacking District in New York City. There will be two screenings taking place at 9pm and 10pm and a Q & A after each screening with Director David Swajeski, Executive Producer Maryanne Grisz, Fashion Designer Nary Manivong and selected members of the cast.
DRESSED is directed by David Swajeski, with executive producer Maryanne Grisz, both of onerock moving pictures.
For more information or to arrange for an interview, please contact Tamara York at tamara (at) tamarayorkpr (dot) com or Maryanne Grisz at MAGrisz (at) onerock (dot) tv. For additional information, visit http://www.dressed-themovie.com and http://www.narymanivong.com.
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