The opening designer at the Atlantic City Fashion Week #ACFW runway show on February 27 at The Claridge Hotel was a remarkable way to open the show. The show featured many amazing uses of fabric, but designer Ellen Durken is actually a blacksmith who uses her forge to create amazing designs fashioned from metal.
Ellen’s work is wonderful both for its creativity and how striking it makes the models look on the runway. It was amazing to see how creative her designs are, and how they stretch the definitions of fashion and style. See more of her bad-ass approach to high fashion at her website www.ellendurkan.com. She also sells cool prints of her work and custom metal jewelry.
What a striking way to kick-off the show. This design set the creative tone for a wonderful evening.
I loved attending Atlantic City Fashion Week at The Claridge Hotel on February 27. The founders and executive producers of #ACFW, Lamont and Jeana Bowling, put on amazing shows and always great take care of me! (On a side note, I am really excited for their new project, SOHO Fashion Week, which makes its debut in May!)
One of the highlights for me was the show from #designer Samina Mughal. Samina’s work has been internationally recognized for her glamorous collection of clothing and accessories. As you know, I love things that sparkle and have lots of glam, and her work brought shine and glitter to the runway.
Check out lots of great photos below from her latest collection and find out more on her website saminamughal.com and follow her on Facebook.
Also, don’t miss her upcoming show as part of New York Fashion Week:
SMGLOBAL CATWALK – NY FASHION WEEK (Season 2)
Saturday, September 10th 2016 at 7pm
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One of my favorite models, the wonderful Sophia Leap, was one of the signature models and, as always, killed it on the runway.
Hi, Samina, thank you for connecting with me after the show. I look forwarding to seeing your work again soon!
On February 16, 2016, Art Hearts Fashion #ArtHeartsFashion presented a fantastic FW16 Women’s Runway show as part of New York Fashion Week #NYFW at the amazing Angel Orensanz Foundation Event Space in New York City. In the beautiful setting of a stunning converted church, the runway hosted collections by Merline Labissiere, Lainy Gold and Stello Official. Congrats to everyone involved and the Art Heart Fashion team for putting on such a memorable event!
I was thrilled to receive a last-minute invite from my good friend Jill Leap, whose superstar daughter, Sophia, was modeling for Lainy Gold. What a night of fun surprises, highlighted by Lainy’s collection. Lainy Gold may be best known for her fun and colorful swimwear, but this collection focused on fantasy and medieval-inspired designs for eveningwear or making a grand entrance at your next party. There were innovative uses of color and fabrics that brought storybooks into a modern setting.
Here are some of my favorite shots from the show. Follow Lainy Gold Designs on Instagram (instagram.com/lainygolddesigns) and on her website www.lainygolddesigns.com.
Model: Sarah Ferguson
Model: Sophia Leap
Lainy Gold closes the show with her signature pieces. Models: Sophia Leap and Sarah Ferguson.
A new opportunity has come into my life. I am really excited to be working with this great company and making a contribution. I am so happy to have the new position and be part of a dynamic executive team.
I started my new job today with a new outfit of the day, natch! It is important to dress for success. It helps me feel good and be more productive every day.
Wearing this striking top in a unique gingham block check. Faux leather inset waist adds an edgy, downtown touch.
Gingham Block Racer Top by bebe
Gingham Blocked Pencil Skirt by bebe
Flawlessly fabulous pencil skirt in a bold gingham block check. Clean shaped waist and lean silhouette add uptown polish.