EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show Featured Today’s Top Emerging Designers Spring/Summer 2014 Collection to a Star-Studded Crowd at the Broad Street Ballroom

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Honors Iconic Model Pat Cleveland with Fashion Innovator Award Legendary designer Stephen Burrows presented award

Now in its 6th season, EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show positioned an eclectic ensemble of artists Wednesday, September 11, 2013 during New York Fashion Week. These talented and aspiring fashion designers from around the world showcased their artistic genius with amazing collections that powered down the runway.

Highlights included an opening performance with Dubai’s number one DJ, DJ Dion Mavath. Back for another season to host EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show international model and actress Carissa Rosario alongside cohost Sean Ringgold, who kept the shows special invited guests entertained; Legendary designer, Stephen Burrows presenting to fashion and style icon, Patricia “Pat” Cleveland, dubbed “Queen of the Catwalk”, a woman who has given birth to a culture of glamour, sophistication and innovation, with the coveted ‘Fashion Innovator Award’. The highlight of the evening was when Ms. Cleveland walked the runway in signature ‘Pat Cleveland’ style before accepting her award.

This invite only affair played host to more than 500 special invited guests that included retail buyers, fashion influencers, top fashion editors, tastemakers, socialites and an amazing array of celebrities including Honoree Pat Cleveland (Fashion Icon), Stephen Burrows (legendary fashion Designer), Sean Ringgold (Actor), J. Alexander Martin (FUBU), Po Johnson (LaLa’s Full Court Life), Carissa Rosario (International Model), Marcus Stewart (Bravo’s Dukes of Melrose), Lori Michaels (Singer/Songwriter) and Harriette Cole (style expert) at the exquisite Broad Street Ballroom.

Featured EMERGE! Designers
Mark Roscoe has been actively involved in the fashion industry for the past 30 years. Recognizing a market for distinctive, one-of-a-kind pieces that evoke a feeling of timeless elegance, grace, and style, Mark Roscoe has made a name for himself in the fashion world. Impeccably designed and tailored to reflect the true personality of the most discriminating clients, Mark Roscoe’s talent and vision are dedicated to those who wish to “make a statement without uttering a word.” http://www.markroscoedesign.com/

Persévérer (pur suh vuh day) the French translation for persevere or PRSVR (Passion, Resilience, Sacrifice, Values, Respect) is largely based upon the premise of striving to better ones self, while aspiring to inspire others. In launching PRSVR, the initial collection of leather based luggage and outerwear combines themes of style, versatility, and functionality within each piece. http://www.prsvr.com/

Danny Nguyen's foundation in the fashion world is rooted in the soil of humility. He began as a child, under the wing of his mother. Predating his arrival to the United States, Danny would be seen at a very early age cutting fabrics, collecting designs and assisting with custodial chores around his mother’s alteration. During this period, he developed and refined many of the essential skills of a fine fashion designer. http://www.dannynguyencouture.com

J .TOOR is a Chicago-based design studio that specializes in fashion forward bespoke menswear. Co-Founders and Designers Jivesh Toor, Diana McCarty, and Jamie Pate began J.TOOR with the vision of bringing the modern gentleman back to life. J. Toor takes the otherwise 'conservative' nature of bespoke menswear and brings it into the modern age. Their designs infuse classic tailoring with modern cuts, colors, patterns and creative details.

The collection ‘Sartorial Spring’ designs harkens back to the nostalgic days and will remind you of a time when men were effortlessly dapper and attention to the finishing details was standard. All garments are custom built from ground up and individually designed in their Chicago-based design studio. Visit http://www.jtoor.com for more information.

Dhakmani was founded in July 2006 by Faith & Anthony Rudder. Dhakmani is currently being test marketed through internet. Dhakmani Clothing was created for women to express "The Every Woman Within". Dhakmani encourages women to love who they are and what God has created in them. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dhakmani-Clothing/129232000456123

Eightwentyeight creates designs to make everyone feel more confident and beautiful! They also provide fashion show coordination, models, personal image consulting services for professional models and entertainers looking to stand out from the crowd. http://www.the828collection.com

EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show is powered by the following sponsors: Bennett Career Institute, LAMIK Cosmetics, St. Claire Green Tea Flavored Vodka, BPM Hotel, and Time Frozen Photography. Back stage management & model casting direction provided by Aaron Handy and Iran ‘Bang’ Paylor of Models, Inc.

EMERGE! A Fashion Runway Show created and produced by Dionne Williams of D. Williams Public Relations Group, has become one of the top emerging designer platforms during New York Fashion week and has been consistent in providing a national outlet for emerging designers to showcase their work. Hundreds of designer submissions are reviewed by an elite designer committee, which selects some of the top designers from around the world.

http://www.Emergefashionnyc.com - For additional information and photos (312) 243.9060


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