Emerge! Fashion Show New York Fashion Week Showcased Top Emerging Designers & Honored Legendary Model Beverly Johnson

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Now in its 7th season, EMERGE!, A Fashion Runway Show, positioned an eclectic ensemble of artists Tuesday, September 9, 2014 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.

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Now in its 7th season, EMERGE!, A Fashion Runway Show, positioned an eclectic ensemble of artists Tuesday, September 9, 2014 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. (http://www.EmergeFashionNYC.com)

Each season Emerge! presents the coveted Fashion Innovator Award to fashion industry leaders. Emerge! has presented the FIA to some of the most recognized faces in the fashion industry. This season the award was presented to legendary model Beverly Johnson for her work as one of the first African American models that graced the cover of top magazines, including her iconic Vogue cover. The award was presented to her by J. Alexander of America’s Next Top Model. One of the highlights of the evening was when Ms. Johnson and J. Alexander walked the runway to a thunderous applause from audience.

Emerge! is one of the top emerging designer collective showcases during fashion week, with over 500 guests who were in attendance in anticipation of the fashion industry’s brightest upcoming designers who presented their Spring/Summer 2015 fashion lines. Emerge! provides designers with an opportunity to propel themselves into the spotlight on a national stage. This season’s elite group of designers included Danny Nguyen Couture (http://www.DannyNguyencouture.com); Michael Alan Stein (http://www.michaelalansteinstyle.com ); Tina Marie Style (http://www.tinamariestyle.com); Seanna Sharpe (http://www.urbancircusnyc.org); Eaden Myles (http://www.eadenmyles.com) & ZhiZhu Fashion.

EMERGE! is produced by D. Williams Public Relations Group (DWPR) and debuted on the Fashion elite social scene in February 2011 and has been consistent in providing a platform for emerging designers to showcase their work twice a year during New York City Fashion Week.

“Each collection by the designers was extremely beautiful and exciting,” states Emerge! creator Dionne Williams, President of DWPR.

Emerge! sponsors provided five-star services and products all contributing to the beautiful and unique experience of Emerge! Fashion show. Partners included: Bennett Career Institute, LAMIK Cosmetics & Hotel BPM. Creative & casting directors filled by Iran ‘Bang’ Paylor & Aaron Handy of Models, Inc. Photography provided by Time Frozen photography.

Featured EMERGE! Designers:

DANNY NGUYEN
Danny has developed further in many other aspects of the fashion world upon his arrival to the rich and diverse culture of Houston. He has his own studio for alterations and design entitled DNC (Danny Nguyen Couture) in which he spends a great deal of time pursuing his dream which dances at the end of every needle he drives into his next exquisite creation. He is a son, a brother, and a friend but most importantly, he is the embodiment of a calling whose sound does not quiet until it has reached the end of the runway.

MICHAEL ALAN STEIN
Michael Alan Stein, is a costume designer and the chief fashion designer of the eponymous Michael Alan Stein Collection: a prestigous, ready-to-wear women's apparel line. In a career spanning more than two decades, Michael's costume designs have graced many premiere stages across the United States. On stage, screen and personal appearance, Michael's designs have been worn by such celebrated artists as Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Jane Seymour, Erykah Badu, Jennifer Holiday and Elizabeth Berkley. His professional journey began at Parsons School of Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, where he studied Fashion Design.

TINA HUGHES
Tina Hughes is a talented designer with a BFA in Fashion Design, an Associate's in Buying and Merchandising, and extensive knowledge of textile design. The latter often informs her designs, as she creates each piece with an expert eye for juxtaposition and a thorough understanding of the economics and waste behind traditional textiles.Tina Marie is designed for the woman who loves thoughtful details, intriguing silhouettes, nostalgic whimsy and modern quirks. Her goal in creating each design revolves around natural and organic textiles, limiting harmful dyes by creating her own textiles, supporting local, made in the USA, and having staple items to build your wardrobe.

EADEN MYLES
Eaden Myles is illuminating innovation in the 21st century of men’s fashion. With a focus to provide customers with a one stop shop for well-made, well-tailored suits and accessories which compliments a unique structure. The Eaden Myles collection is a European Inspired Collection of men’s suits. Eaden Myles has made it their business to take care of the suiting needs for clients. They deliver High Fashion, High Quality, suits, and carry custom fits; standard fit suits, and slim fit suits. Each of their fits are created to give a tailored look and fit, complimenting body type structure, reflecting style, comfort and ultimately sophisticated current fashion.

SEANNA SHARPE
Seanna Sharpe traveled to 26 countries before finding her home base in New York City, where she continues to draw on international inspiration even after switching out a path in Politics for a successful career in Aerial Arts. After creating work and performing for over 300 clients (including Beyonce, The Roots, and The Guggenheim) Seanna now runs Urban Circus NYC, a circus school, cutting-edge company, and not-for-profit kids program offering a full spectrum of performance, production, and education.                    

ZHI ZHU FASHIONS

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