The Nolcha Shows, New York’s leading showcase for independent fashion designers, announce Fall/Winter 2017 lineup for New York Fashion Week

January 25, 2017

The Nolcha Shows, New York’s leading showcase for independent fashion designers, announce Fall/Winter 2017 lineup for New York Fashion Week

The Nolcha Shows, New York’s leading showcase for independent fashion designers, announce Fall/Winter 2017 lineup for New York Fashion Week

 

The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week have announced the official calendar for February’s Fall/Winter 2017 events.   This season’s schedule will include 8 runway designers and accessories brands, with more to be announced.

 

Now in its ninth year, and held during New York Fashion Week, the Nolcha Shows are one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers.

 

“We’re proud to give our brands a platform to launch their collections in the U.S. market,” says CEO of Nolcha, Kerry Bannigan, “This season, we have independent designers coming around the world, in addition to several American brands including three that are Made in NYC.”

 

The runway shows will take place at Artbeam Studios on February 13th, including the much anticipated “Ones To Watch” show at 1pm which features a range of emerging brands such as: Son Collection, and returning designers Mariana Valentina, Just In Case, and Stevenson University. At 4:30pm, ACID NYC, Samantha Leibowitz and newcomer Lavanya Coodly will participate in the main runway show. The closing show will be a solo presentation by Prom Girl Prom Guy, a brand dedicated to bringing teen prom and special occasion fashions to a new level of choice and sophistication.

 

The Nolcha Fashion Media Lounge will take place at Bryant Park Hotel on February 15th from 12pm-4pm, featuring collections from independent accessories brands ranging from scarves to jewelry and handbags to shoes. This season welcomes  James Carletons, EL VOYAGE, CoFi Leathers, Wren & Roch, Blackbird Dillinger, Gena Myint, and Andraab.

 

Official Sponsors include: Citi Bank, L’Oreal Professionnel, Bai, and Cookie Pop.

 

For more information, including biographies on each designer, visit: www.nolchashows.com. For any press related inquiries, please contact Alyson Roy of AMP3 PR via 646.827.9594 or nolcha@AMP3pr.com.

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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 nine 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.

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