Phoenix Fashion Week Announces 2013 Emerging Designers
Some of Phoenix Fashion Week's 2013 emerging designers
The Phoenix Fashion Week team announced its 2013 pack of 12 emerging designers. In the coming months, the international bunch of aspiring fashionables will work on honing their brands and perfecting their collections, which they will show at Phoenix Fashion Week 2013 from October 1 through 5 at Talking Stick Resort.
And the emerging designers are...
Doux Belle (Phoenix) Medium Apparel (Phoenix) d.p.c. by Dora Yim (Dallas) Loin Cloth (Los Angeles) Jáire (Los Angeles) Michele Hébert (Los Angeles) Linden (Los Angeles) Dolcessa (Las Vegas) Herbert Victoria (San Francisco) Trang Nguyen (St. Louis) Gentry (New York City) Proverbs by Efua (Dubai)
The All-Star Comedy Explosion
TicketsSat., Apr. 15, 8:00pm
An American in Paris
TicketsTue., Apr. 18, 7:30pm
Rancho Solano Preparatory School: Fiddler on the Roof Jr.
TicketsThu., Apr. 27, 7:00pm
Beauty and the Beast by Ballet Etudes
TicketsSat., Apr. 29, 2:00pm
Thunder From Down Under
TicketsThu., May. 4, 8:00pm
We're a smidge bummed that only two of the designers are based in Arizona. Doux Belle is shooting for an Old Hollywood vibe, and Medium Apparel (headed up by former New Times assistant art director Zac McDonald) has already been recognized by Rocawear for its streetwear.
Last year we had a good feeling about Bri Seeley from the get-go, and she went on to win Designer of the Year. This time around the competition looks a little stiffer, and if we had to place bets now we'd wager that front-runners will include d.p.c. by Dora Yim, who showed a lovely two-tone black and caramel dress, and Trang Nguyen, whose collarless tweed coat we couldn't take our eyes off.
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