The Nolcha Shows announce Bryant Park Hotel as an Official Partner for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2017 season, which will include hosting the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge on September 14th, 2016.
The Nolcha Shows, held during New York Fashion Week, is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers and now in its eighth consecutive year with returning sponsors NeoGrid for Fashion, Citibank and JR Ewing.
Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder Nolcha Shows, comments: “We are thrilled to partner with such a prestigious property that holds a strong presence within the fashion sector. We look forward to hosting industry at our Fashion Media Lounge onsite at the Bryant Park Hotel and a long lasting relationship with the premises.”
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.
Phil Columbo, Asset and Managing Director, Bryant Park comments; “We are thrilled to be an official partner of Nolcha Shows this year! Fashion has been our address in Bryant Park since 2001, and we look forward to welcoming the Fashion Media back to where it started.”
Media, bloggers and industry will attend the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge to connect with global independent accessory brands. Designers presenting their latest collections at the Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge include returning brands Michelle Pajak-Reynolds, EL VOYAGE and Taylord Blu and debuting brands Riley Versa, DELA EVA, Marshelly’s, James Carletons and Oysby. The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub will be showcasing APRELLEDUANY, Ami Doshi Shah, Sammy Ethiopia and Mafi Mafi.
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.