September 4, 2017

The Nolcha Shows welcome Alpha Fashion Magazine, as an Official Media Partner of the Spring/Summer 2018 season taking place during New York Fashion Week.

Alpha Fashion Magazine (AFM), is a New York City Based Magazine founded 2013 in Bronx, NY. AFM Launched their first indie Publication in June 2014, with a vision and purpose to become one of the finest High Fashion Magazine’s on the independent market. AFM have published their work in countries such as Paris, Germany, Spain, Russia, London, South Africa, Turkey, USA, Australia and have worked with a host of global fashion designers and brands.


“I am excited to partner with the Nolcha Shows this season for New York Fashion Week. The past 3 years we have looked closely at their designers and the AFM team have become a media hub for the Nolcha Shows. We are very thankful and lucky to have been able to capture true creativity and elegance through their runway shows.” Shares Kareem A. Irby, Founder, Alpha Fashion Magazine. “We are looking forward to meeting a host of Global apparel, accessory and beauty brands and we will stand proudly as their partner for the SS18 season. I look forward to giving our audiences an experience of the lifetime and leaving a mark on the fashion industry throughout our partnership.”


For the past 10 years the Nolcha Shows have been held simultaneously with New York Fashion Week and have established itself as the leading award winning fashion week platform of discovery and promotion of innovative independent fashion designers through runway shows and exhibitions. Designers showcasing on the runway this season include All Comes From Nothing, NEUBYRNE, Chasity Sereal, LU YANG BY YANG LU, W.Reflex Yurita Puji and Trade by Gina La Morte. The Fashion Media Lounge will welcome a mix of fashion and beauty brands including Cheryl Eve Acosta, ALL BLACK, NEUBYRNE, Virginia Stone, Sholdit, Gallery of Indonesia and Ecru New York.


Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder, Nolcha Shows, comments; “Alpha Fashion Magazine have supported the Nolcha Shows season after season and we are thrilled to have the opportunity to bring our relationship with them to the next level as they join us as an Official Media Partner. We are excited to introduce our Gobal designers to their Global readership.”


Official Sponsors for Spring/Summer 2018 include UPS, CitiBank, Barton Sculptures and ECRU New York.


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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 ten 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. | | @nolchashows #nolcha #nolchashows