February 8, 2017


Independent international B2B fashion platform, FashionUnited, will return to Nolcha Shows as an Official Media Partner of the Fashion Media Lounge for the Fall/Winter 2017 season which will take place on February 15th, 2017 at the Bryant Park Hotel.


The Nolcha Shows, held during New York Fashion Week and now its ninth year, is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers and welcomes sponsors CitiBank, MIDO Watches, Bai, Cookie Pop and Breather.


FashionUnited reaches more than 1.5 million industry professionals per month, globally. Visitors can browse their local website, in their native language, which offers the latest fashion news, the FashionUnited career center, trade statistics, company pages and the events calendar.


Lennard Minderhoud, CEO, FashionUnited comments; “FashionUnited is delighted to be a partner of Nolcha Shows Fashion Media Lounge for the second time. We believe that the Nolcha Shows is a unique and important event during New York Fashion Week. FashionUnited supports fashion professionals on all levels day by day by providing careers in fashion, the latest industry news and business intelligence. Independent fashion designers are also part of our visitors, which we are happy to support online with essential industry information.”


Media, bloggers and industry will attend the Fashion Media Lounge and preview the latest cutting edge collections from global independent accessory designers. Brands presenting during the Fashion Media Lounge include debuting brands include Andraab, Blackbird Dillinger, CoFi, Gena Myint and Wren & Roch. Returning brands EL VOYAGE and James Carletons will also present their latest collections.  Ecru New York will be onsite creating runway ready hair and makeup styles during the Fashion Media Lounge.


Kerry Bannigan, Co-Founder, Nolcha Shows shares; “It is exciting time for us to welcome back FashionUnited as an official media partner and continue to introduce our independent designers to their global readership.”


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