New York Fashion designer Gemma Kahng Showing At Fashion Week El Paseo in Palm Desert, California, March 28, 2015

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Saxony Group and Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2015 Announces Gemma Kahng As Finale Show

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Saxony Group Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2015 is thrilled to announce its finale night show on March 28th showcasing world-renowned designer Gemma Kahng’s Spring 2015 collection. The collection promises to delight the fashion crowd with its dazzling mix of leather and lace made even more memorable with beading and ruffle details.

A consummate artist, Kahng infuses her designs with touches of inspirations from various periods of fashion history, architecture, films, and even costumes from different cultures. After majoring in fashion design from the Art Institute of Chicago, she moved to New York where she worked at various fashion houses before launching her own collection in 1989. She has since been featured in major publications including Vogue, the New York Times, WWD, and W Magazine. Her line is sold in nearly 30 prestigious stores across the country, and will be at the El Paseo trunk show March 29th, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, at HOHMANN FINE ART, 73660 El Paseo, Palm Desert. The latest collection will also be available at Neiman Marcus in Beverly Hills and Yuta Powell on Madison Avenue in New York City.

Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2015 is the most attended fashion event of the season featuring eight days of events such as Le Chien Canine Couture show, a benefit for the Humane Society of the Desert; El Paseo Rocks featuring fashions from seventeen boutiques on El Paseo; a reception meet-and-greet with designer Michael Costello and Project Runway designers; a fashion show with Project Runway, and Michael Costello presenting his collection the following night; a showing of the collections of top graduating students from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising; and Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Desert is pleased to present Roberto Cavalli’s Fall 2015 Collection. The Finale Show, with NY Designer Gemma Kahng presenting her Spring 2015 collection, will conclude a week of outstanding fashions from the newest collection of over 30 designers and 18 stores.

Fashion Week El Paseo™ draws a yearly attendance of over 13,000. Since its inception, it has supported over 100 local charities including Fashion Group International Inc., The Girlfriend Factor, Variety, The Children’s Charity, Junior League of Palm Springs Desert Communities, Desert Outreach and the Humane Society of the Desert.

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A Palm Springs Life event, Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2015 is presented by Saxony Group with sponsorship support from the City of Palm Desert, Desert European Motorcars Indigo Auto Group, John & Victoria Hill, Donna MacMillan, El Paseo Merchants Association, The Resort at Pelican Hill, The Gardens on El Paseo, The Village, Island Hotel, El Paseo Jewelers, Presage, Wink Lash & Beauty Bar, Just Blow Drys, Tequila Alderete, Svedka Vodka, Mulderbosch Vineyards, Voss, Peroni, bebe, Destinationn PSP, Just Fabulous, OMNI Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa, Martini & Rossi, CBS Local 2, Desert Radio Group, and Gay Desert Guide.

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