Style Fashion Week New York wrapped up on Saturday, September 10th with consistently impressive fashion shows. Opening the final night were Native American designers Orlando Dugi and Patricia Michaels who brought culture and heritage to the runway. The artistic designs by Orlando Dugi showed unique artwork and captivating silhouettes,. Following were the ornamental ensembles from Project Runway alumni Patricia Michaels’ PM Waterlily collection, which featured her own original hand-dyed fabrics and entrancing textures. Guests were fascinated by each new piece that paraded down the runway, leaving them wondering what wa s going to come next.
Next were the lively designs from two children’s wear designers, Janay Deann and Ydamys Simo. The audience remained enthusiastic throughout the entire show, as Janay Deann’s vibrant formal couture designs illuminated the runway. Ydamys Simo’s designs were a sharp contrast, bringing a playful mood to the venue, as models came out in bold and ornate handcrafted playwear.
The highly anticipated closing show of the week brought an interesting mix of distinct styles to a packed house at Hammerstein Ballroom. The first to show was Japanese designer Akiyo Hirakubo of Bradelis New York, a sultry yet ethereal lingerie line featuring enchanting and sophisticated pieces. Danny Nguyen’s ready-to-wear spring/summer collection took to the runway next, showing off a range of all white and gold exquisite designs. The models sported elegant, gold lace arm pieces. The final designer to close out Style Fashion Week, Adrian Alicea, put on a performance to remember from start to finish, with his “World Domination” line, featuring racy and seductive lingerie, underwear for men and women’s dresses.
Style Fashion Week New York brought in a total of 20,000 guests over three days for 18 different designers.