Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) takes place September 30-October 6. On April 15, FWSD held a press conference at Roppogoni in La Jolla. Founder and director/Allison Andrews talked to the press and answered questions about what to expect. The designers gave the audience a taste of what to expect. They didn’t show any of the pieces from their upcoming collection, keeping it a surprise for the fall. Below is the FWSD press release. Stay tune for designer interviews and sneak peeks to the backstage workings of FWSD in future Examiner articles.
SAN DIEGO (April 16, 2013) – Fashion Week San Diego™ (FWSD) held its first press conference for the 2013 year at Roppongi Restaurant in La Jolla last night. Director and Founder Allison Andrews spoke to local San Diego media representatives and bloggers about Fashion Week San Diego™ 2013 and the 26 emerging designers. To beats provided by Sleeping Giant Music’s DJ Hevrock the FWSD models showcased looks from past collections of the emerging designers to reveal each designer’s unique aesthetic and talent.
Andrews also spoke of the calendar of events for Fashion Week San Diego™ 2013 when the event will take over the Broadway Pier downtown for 5 days of events for ticket holders, industry professionals and media to attend. This year will comprise of 3 nights of runway shows, expanding from the 1 runway show in 2012. Fashion Week San Diego™ 2013 kicks off with the Art and Beauty behind Fashion with beauty industry experts speaking and demonstrating on hair, makeup and nails. The Trunk Show marks the end of the week of events where designers will sell and write orders for their collections just seen on the runway.
At the end of March, the designer lineup was released including four designers back from Fashion Week San Diego™ 2012: A’Doreus, Dos Caras Swimwear, nOia by Evelyne and SYC Collection. The designers are currently in the process of creating their Spring/Summer 2014 Collections that will debut on the Fashion Week San Diego 2013 Runway in October. The team of Fashion Week San Diego will work with the designers throughout the year to aid them in developing their collections and businesses in order to take the momentum of the event to the next level.
The Fashion Week San Diego™ 2013 Designers Include: A’Doreus, Ashley Raymond, C Venti, CG by Cynthia, Danh Ta, Diestra, Dos Caras Swimwear, Greenpatcha, Isabel Vianey, Johnathan Joesef Garment Company, Collections of Kathryn Elizabeth, Keisha Audrey, Laced with B, ‘Love, Charles’, Mahogony Blues, Maegan Stracy, Makeshift Apparel, Maralonzo, nOia by Evelyne, RHCREATION, Second Star Designs, SYC Collection, VICTROLA, Wishnow, WM Couture Designs, and Yuwei Designs.
Fashion Week San Diego™ is a collaborative entertainment fashion event to celebrate emerging designers by showcasing and highlighting the pulse of these entrepreneurs and what they are creating. Fashion Week San Diego™ is pleased to give these emerging fashion designers a platform to launch their careers. Pre-sale tickets are now currently on sale until May 1st when prices will then increase or sell out.
Visit www.fashionweeksd.com for more information.