New York, NY (Vocus) September 15, 2009
Onerock Moving Pictures screened an intimate sneak peek of their documentary DRESSED to New York’s tastemakers and press at the uber-chic Soho House members’ club and hotel in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District in New York City on September 10, 2009.
DRESSED Director David Swajeski and Executive Producer Maryanne Grisz invited selected key New York influencers to view a sneak peek of their documentary about the inspiring story of fashion designer Nary Manivong.
There were two screenings held and a Q & A that followed after each screening in the screening room of the Soho House with Director David Swajeski, Executive Producer Maryanne Grisz, Fashion Designer Nary Manivong and selected members of the cast.
The cast of DRESSED has top industry experts from 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 to fashion writer Lynn Yaeger.
“We’re pleased to receive such positive feedback and praise from the film, states Director David Swajeski. Our guests’ remarks were all in unison about the message of the film and it just reaffirms to us that we are on the mark of really doing justice to Nary’s story and we’re excited about bringing his inspiring story to the screen," says Swajeski.
DRESSED is the documentary about 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.
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.com or Maryanne Grisz at MAGrisz (at) onerock.tv. For additional information, visit http://www.dressed-themovie.com and http://www.narymanivong.com.