Emerge Fashion and Runway Show – Fashion Week – February 15, 2011

5f2aec8dff3a2a3b7f310a63db51bd56There was fashion, fashion and more fashion all around the Big Apple from February 11th through the 18th! It was indeed that time again. You know, it’s just a tiny event called NY Fashion Week where celebrities, brand name designers and other notable individuals come to mingle and check out the latest fashion collections.

Actually, NY Fashion week really isn’t a small event in any form. There are runway shows that take place all over Manhattan and large, medium and small venues. There were shows at Lincoln Center, Trump Plaza, The Waldorf Astoria and various other trendy locations around the city showcasing familiar designers along with some up and coming artists.
EMERGE! Is a first-annual runway fashion show which took place during NYC Fashion Week. It was presented by Dionne Williams of D. Williams PR Firm and Monique Tatum of Beautiful Planning Marketing & PR. The by-invite-only event featured brilliantly talented emerging designers while honoring the elite within the Fashion Industry.

The event was held at a venue located right in the heart of the Fashion District at Sun West Studios450 West 31st Street in New York City. It is a premiere spot for fabulous events and a perfect for up and coming fashion designers to have their work shown.

In this season’s show there were designs being showcased by the following designers:

Terri Stevens: She is a Chicago native and was featured on Season 5 of Project Runway. Terri owns and designs for Michael Joseph and Funkinbeautiful designs. Her funky and chic styles are innovative and continue to amaze the fashion community even now.

Sheila Rashid: An entrepreneurial trendsetter and Fashion Designer who took it upon herself to learn everything about the business on her own.

Dawn Joi: The creator and designer of JoiTees. The talented designer has dedicated herself to spreading “joi” and love in a chic, yet eco-friendly way. Her JoiTees (tee shirts) offer versatile fashion with a conscience and a touch of humor.

Dominique Auxilly: A fast rising designer who has dressed the likes of Nicki Minaj to Miss Universe Caressa Cameron is an up and coming star designer. This self-taught New Yorker will be partnering up with Isobel Arnbeg vintage and opening up her own boutique in SoHo.

The show left the spectators impressed and overwhelmed after viewing with the talent of such rising stars. If this season is any indication of what is to come, the fashion industry will be anxiously awaiting what might be next for these designers.

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