Sofía Arana to showcase at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York September 2014

August 12, 2014

12 Aug, 2014


Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, now in its seventh year and held simultaneously to New York Fashion Week, is proud to announce that Sofía Arana will be joining the schedule in September 2014 for the Spring/Summer 2015 collections.

Sofía Arana Sagardía is the founder and owner of the contemporary womenswear label Sofía Arana, where she currently serves as CEO, Head Designer and Production Manager. Sofía learnt how to sew at the early age of 16 by the hand of Puerto Rican top designer Carlota Alfaro.  Sofía has worked from the ground up and knows every aspect of the fashion industry and the product development process, which she considers has been the key to her successful career.

Sofía Arana Sagardía, designer comments; Being able to present at Nolcha Fashion week this season is a very important step for our brand. We truly believe it is the ideal platform to debut with success in the New York City fashion world.  We believe there is a place where the high-end world of designer clothing and the fast moving and accessible world of fast fashion can mix into a perfect blend.

The signature style of Sofía Arana is whimsical yet classy style for the young woman who appreciates casual elegance and a romantic vibe.  Nature, art and vintage clothing provide strong influences. The brand are eternally in love with the 20′s, 50′s, 60′s and the 70′s and always grab some inspiration from these decades’ silhouettes.

Kerry Bannigan, CEO of Nolcha Fashion Week shares; “I welcome the work of Safia Arana and team to our runway. The brand epitomizes the cutting edge and innovative fashion brand that is ready for business in the NYC market; that Nolcha Fashion Week: New York strives to scout, showcase and support.”

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About Nolcha Fashion Week: New York:

Nolcha Fashion Week is a leading award winning event for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers. Over the past five years Nolcha Fashion Week has established itself as a platform of discovery promoting innovative fashion designers through runway shows and exhibition during New York Fashion Week. The event is an officially recognized New York Fashion Week platform by New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their business. #nolcha

Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, founded by Kerry Bannigan and Arthur Mandel, is a leading award winning event held during New York Fashion Week hosting independent fashion designer runway shows.