The Nolcha Shows announce Bryant Park Hotel as an Official Partner for the upcoming Fall/Winter 2017 season, which will include hosting the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge for the second season February 15th, 2017.
The Nolcha Shows, held during New York Fashion Week, is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers and is now in its ninth consecutive year.
Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder Nolcha Shows, comments: “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with the Bryant Park Hotel. After such a successful event last season we look forward to showcasing at this prestigious property and building our relationship throughout the seasons.”
The Bryant Park Hotel is situated directly across from New York City’s storied Bryant Park, and steps away from the media, fashion, retail and transportation centers of Manhattan. The hotel’s midtown address alone renders it prime accommodations for the business and leisure traveler alike.
Phil Columbo, Asset and Managing Director, Bryant Park comments; “We are thrilled to be an official partner of the Nolcha Shows for the second season in a row! Fashion has been our address in Bryant Park since 2001, and we look forward to welcoming back the fashion media to the place where it all began.”
The Bryant Park Hotel will host media, bloggers and industry during the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge. The event will give global independent accessory brands a platform to showcase their Fall/Winter 2017 collections during New York Fashion Week. This season welcomes back James Carletons and EL VOYAGE, and new comers Andraab, Blackbird Dillinger, CoFi, Gena Myint and Wren & Roch. Ecru will be onsite creating runway ready hair and makeup styles for industry attendees.
For more information, including biographies on each designer, visit: www.nolchashows.com
ABOUT BRYANT PARK HOTEL
Situated directly across from New York City’s storied Bryant Park, and steps away from the media, fashion, retail and transportation centers of Manhattan, the Bryant Park Hotel’s midtown address alone renders it prime accommodations for the business and leisure traveler alike. Moreover, 25 stories housing over 100 spacious guest rooms, 16 suites, 10 park-view terraces, and a loft space with 360-degree skyline panoramas are bedecked with contemporary decor and signature room appointments. Rooms are outfitted with state-of-the-art entertainment equipment. Guest amenities also include a complete fitness center and private dining services available 24 hours a day.
Apart from a superb location and painstaking attention toward hospitality and style, the Bryant Park hotel has emerged since its 2001 opening as a nexus for young Hollywood, fashion culturati, and cosmopolitans, both native and transient, thrusting it into a limelight reserved only for a select few. Year-round neighbor to the fashion community, the Bryant Park Hotel is party to New York’s semi-annual Fashion Week and hosts to innumerable events and functions celebrating industry elite; the hotel’s 3000-square-foot Cellar Bar, a subterranean haunt frequented by the young-professional set and celebrities incognito, bleeds into a spacious 62-seat private screening room favored by studio executives for its intimacy and progressive technology; and above ground, the celebrity-owned Los Angeles transplant KOI rounds out the hotel’s allure with its high-concept, pan-Asian menu, boldfaced patronage and minimalist environs. www.bryantparkhotel.com
ABOUT NOLCHA SHOWS
The Nolcha Shows, co-founded by Kerry Bannigan and Arthur Mandel, are a leading award-winning event held during New York Fashion Week. Over the past eight years the Nolcha Shows have become established as a platform for discovery; promoting cutting edge innovative fashion designers. The Nolcha Shows have built an acclaimed reputation as a hot incubator of fashion design talent and are officially listed by the New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their businesses. The successful showcase consistently receives positive media coverage including features in ADWEEK, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, INC, US WEEKLY, Lucky, NBC, MTV and Forbes; and has been supported by brands including Citibank, Coca-Cola, Rusk, Otterbox, Vitamin Water, American Airlines, Don Q Rums and Landrover.