New York’s leading showcase for independent fashion designers—the Nolcha Shows—announces Spring/Summer 2016 lineup for New York Fashion Week

August 25, 2015


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The Nolcha Shows during New York Fashion Week have announced the official calendar for September’s Spring/Summer 2016 events.   This season’s schedule will run September 10th – 17th, 2015 including runway shows, an exhibition and networking events,


Continuing into its seventh consecutive year, and held during New York Fashion week, Nolcha is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers.


“With the changing landscape of New York Fashion Week,” says CEO of Nolcha, Kerry Bannigan, “We remain the destination for both emerging and established independent brands, offering global designers an economically-sound, turn-key solution where they can focus on their collections, while we handle the production and growing their businesses state-side.”


The “Ones To Watch” show will spotlight emerging brands including Charles & Ron, Anya Liesnik, Jungwon, and Planet Zero Motorsports. The evening collective show will showcase returning international brands Intrepid by A’OC, Danny Nguyen Couture and Acid NYC.


The runway shows will take place at 6:00pm and 9:00pm on September 13th at Pier 59 Studios (West 18th Street and the West Side Highway).   The Nolcha Fashion Lounge will take place on September 10th at Bo Concept (144 West 18th Street) displaying a mix of fashion and lifestyle brands.


Citi® is as an Official Sponsor of the Nolcha Shows during New York Fashion Week. Citi cardmembers can purchase special access to the Nolcha Shows events including runway shows, industry dinner party and closing party. For more details visit


Additional Official Sponsors include Bo Concept, Don Q Rums, LumaRX, Dr. Gary Levine and Sparkling ICE.


For more information, including biographies on each designer, visit: For any press related inquiries, please contact Alyson Roy of AMP3 Public Relations via 646.827.9594 or


About Nolcha Shows

The Nolcha Shows are a leading award-winning event, held during New York Fashion Week, for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers. Over the past seven years the Nolcha Shows have become established as a platform for discovery; promoting cutting edge innovative fashion designers through runway shows and exhibitions. The Nolcha Shows have built an acclaimed reputation as a hot incubator of new 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 Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, NBC, MTV and Forbes; and is supported by brands including Coca-Cola, Rusk, Vitamin Water, American Airlines, Don Q Rums and Landrover. | | @nolchaevents #nolcha #nolchashows