WE ARE THRILLED TO FEATURE THE FOLLOWING DESIGNERS SEPTEMBER 21 – 23:
Massimiliano Stanco has enchanted the worlds of tradition and extravagant fashion with his ingenious, elaborate and tirelessly innovative designs. Mixing innocence and sex appeal, refinement with Art Deco and a love of craft with a futuristic boundary pushing aesthetics. Every Massimiliano Stanco bag is a true authentic, created using time-honored artisanal techniques that ensure the highest level of quality of Made in Italy.
Kate Walz LLC. is designed and managed by 19 year old Kate Walz. Designing since the age of 8, Walz’s work is continually growing and evolving. In the few short years she has become a runway veteran, featuring her designs in over 40 fashion shows around the United States, and represented America in the first ever fashion show on the eiffel tower. Emphasizing innovation, conception, and fabric manipulation- each garment is truly a handcrafted sculpture, personally working the fabric to create the shape she imagines. Her work strategically combines whimsical, organic details with structured and timeless silhouettes. Walz creates pieces with a reoccurring influence of the 1960’s- focusing on the cultural movements, music, and art that occurred during this era. She aspires to achieve this idea by creating something that will exist in the world forever. Kate is currently a student at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City.
ChristianMICHEAL is a modern menswear label for the style conscious and fashion forward modern man. Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, menswear designer Christian Micheal Shuster found a love for art and fashion at a very young age. A self-taught designer Christian has spent the past 8 years teaching himself the art of tailoring and expanding his skill level on the cutting table and sewing machine. Focused on intricate design with high quality craftsmanship, the christianMICHEAL design label has quickly become one of the most recognized and respected design labels in Kansas City and across the Midwest. Showing menswear collections on the runway with Kansas City Fashion Week, Omaha Fashion Week, and Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week.
Amber Vokt is a self-taught designer who started in 2012. She taught herself the basics by watching videos and tutorials on YouTube and currently has two lines, Rock Dollie and Muryl Jean. Rock Dollie is an everyday wear line for women created out of recycled materials. Muryl Jean is a women’s evening wear line. For this next Muryl Jean collection, she's trying to create all new looks by using recycled fabrics. Amber is a supporter of sustainable fashion and one way she feels she can contribute is by upcycling old looks into new fresh designs.
Raen is a passionate, self-motivated artist born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. The company was developed out of her own middle name and bohemian identity. As a Fashion Design major, she has learned that with design there is no limit to inspiration. This is why she always looks for opportunities to grow and learn. For the past several years, she has developed her hands on experience in fashion design concept and product developments. She always looks for ways to volunteer her services in the fashion world working with both La Dulce and Circle of Design fashion shows.
Dan Richters Is a midwest based fashion designer, his avant-garde fashion designs are inspired by the ocean life. Dan has won numbers fashion awards including Omaha Fashion Week's champion Gold fashion cup in 2015. Dan gives his expertise back to the community by teaching young fashion entrepreneurs workshops through out Omaha, NE. You can find his fashion designs featured in art exhibitions in LA and on red carpet for fashion event bio here.
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Dalton Taylor creates clothes for the contemporary woman - one that is not concerned with buying looks; moreover, one that is concerned with building an aesthetic . His pieces are not designed in order to become the sole statement of the wearer, as their purpose is to enhance personality and eloquently facilitate the materialization of a vision. As a contemporary brand, his prices reflect the quality of the garments offered, while remaining reasonably attainable to the deliberate customer.