Nolcha Fashion Week: New York presented by RUSK, features designer Danilo Gabrielli, who helped to grant 10,000th wish of Make-A-Wish® Metro New York

September 5, 2013

Danilo Gabrielli Make-A-Wish Foundation 10,000th wish at Nolcha Fashion Week

Danilo Gabrielli works with Make-A-Wish Foundation who help grant the 10,000th wish at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York presented by RUSK SS14

On Wednesday, September 11, Nolcha Fashion Week: New York presented by RUSK, will feature the runway show of acclaimed Italian designer, Danilo Gabrielli.  Gabrielli has generously helped to grant the wish of the 10,000th wish child of Make-A-Wish Metro New York.

Gabrielli’s runway show will include two pieces designed by 13-year-old Katherine, and will make her wish to be a fashion designer officially come true.  Katherine’s wish marks the 10,000th milestone wish in the Metro New York area.

“Katherine’s wish to be a designer played a major part in inspiring my next collection,” says designer, Danilo Gabrielli, “It was incredible to work along side such a brave young girl and to help see her dream become reality.”

“Working with Danilo to create my own fashion designs was an incredible experience, and to have my pieces in a show during Fashion Week is really amazing,” says Katherine. “I am thankful to Make-A-Wish and Danilo for making my wish come true.”

The Danilo Gabrielli brand is a high-end fashion label founded in New York by the Italian designer..  Danilo Gabrielli’s mission is to design beautiful, timeless designs for women that allow them to feel elegant and confident while being guided by a combination of rustic Italian beauty and classic luxury.

Danilo Gabrielli’s runway show will take place during Nolcha Fashion Week: New York presented by RUSK, at 9:30pm on September 11 at Pier 59.

For more information, visit  For any press related inquiries or to RSVP to the show, please contact Alyson Roy of AMP3 Public Relations via 646.827.9594

About Make-A-Wish® Metro New York

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Make-A-Wish Metro New York this year celebrates 30 years of wishes and with the granting of Katherine’s wish has granted 10,000 wishes of children residing in the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau County. Make-A-Wish Metro New York is a proud participant of the Better Business Bureau Charity Seal Program, which indicates that the organization has met the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. |

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 six 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.  The successful showcase consistently receives positive media coverage which has included: Forbes, Bravo TV, WWD, BBC, NBC, MTV, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Lucky, Financial Times, and many others. | | @nolchafashionwk #nolcha

About RUSK

Fashion + Culture + Attitude. RUSK is passionately dedicated to the art of hairdressing and represents unparalleled creative artistry and individuality in the professional haircare world. With a synergistic approach to cut, color and style and a complete range of high-performance products and tools, RUSK empowers professional stylists and their clients to achieve extraordinary results both in the salon and at home. From Deepshine™ Hair Color and RUSK Professional Engineering tools to iconic styling products like w8less, thickr and str8, RUSK products are available at fine salons around the world and at Cosmoprof and ULTA stores throughout the US. | @ruskhaircare

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.