Made in Manhattan brands ACID NYC, Marshelly’s Jewelery, Riley Versa and Samantha Leibowitz have joined the line up for the Nolcha Shows Spring/Summer 2017 season.
Founded by husband and wife due Evelyn Luna and Scott Chester, ACID NYC proudly make their apparel and accessories collections in Manhattan. ACID NYC create modern silhouettes with vibrantly designed prints, drawing influence from hidden beauty in their surroundings.
ACID NYC source their materials in NY, LA, Korea and India; and produce the collection at family run Manhattan based factory Lily Fashion Inc. Brother and sister, Sara and Dave Choe, head up the factory accompanied by their talented team of assistants, pattern makers, cutters and sewers.
Founded by jewelery designer, Sherlly Ontiveros, Marshelly’s Jewelery pieces are designed and manufactured in Manhattan. Marshelly’s Jewelery is constructed in Sherlly’s Father’s factory, City Casting, one of the largest jewelery manufacturing company in New York City’s diamond district.
After the casting process, the pieces are then high polished for a finish that accentuates the classic lines and shapes to create a sense of movement in the jewelery.
Handbag designer and founder of Riley Versa, Melissa Urfirer grew up in New York City, where her passion for fashion was fuelled from a young age. She explored the fashion industry working in PR and interning at Saks Fifth Avenue and Condé Nast’s W magazine before leaving the city to attend the University of Pennsylvania.
The Riley Versa collection is hand made in the Manhattan garment district from Italian leather. All leathers are locally sourced in New York City.
The Riley Versa bag with interchangeable covers is the perfect piece for the jet-setter; the woman who travels for work or pleasure and cannot pack multiple bags, but can pack multiple covers.
Apparel designer Samantha Leibowitz grew up with art, museums, architecture and gardens at her exposure. The arts continue to inspire her creative mind when designing versatile apparel for her collections. In August 2015, Samantha officially launched the company known as Samantha Leibowitz New York.
Based in New York City, Samantha Leibowitz designer versatile apparel that is everlasting from dawn till dusk each day. Samantha Leibowitz New York are proud to be made in NYC, each piece is made in a factory based in the Manhattan garment district.