August 31, 2017


The Runway Authority will return to the Nolcha Shows as an Official Media Partner for the third consecutive season as they continue to support independent fashion designers during the Spring/Summer 2018 New York Fashion Week season.


Now in its tenth consecutive year, and held during New York Fashion week, The Nolcha Shows is one of the city’s leading platforms for global independent fashion designers.


The Runway Authority are the fashion experience that puts you on the front row of every runway show and showcases the latest and hottest trends from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, DC, and beyond. The Runway Authority is a melding of individuals from different disciplines within fashion, who use their experience to cover every aspect of a fashion show. They not only provide impeccable photographic coverage, both on and off the runway, but in an attempt to immerse the reader into the world of fashion, they conduct in depth interviews with designers, event promoters and models. The Runway Authority reaches a broad range of fashion audiences and influences, and strive to demonstrate year-round support of the fashion industry.


Charles Hundley Jr, Founder, Runway Authority comments; “It is always an absolutely wonderful experience being Media Partners with The Nolcha Shows.  We look forward to helping raise the bar for Independent Fashion Designer Shows this upcoming season”.


The Spring/Summer 2018 season will see 7 global independent designers presenting their collections on the Nolcha Shows runway during New York Fashion Week.   Brands All Comes From Nothing and LU YANG BY YANG LU will make their much anticipated return to the Nolcha Shows and they will be joined by newcomers W.Reflex, NEUBYRNE, Yurita Puji Chasity Sereal and Trade by Gina La Morte. The shows will be taking place at Industria, New York on September 8th.


The Fashion Media Lounge will present a mix of accessory and beauty brands to media, digitial influencers and industry experts. Brands showcasing this season include Cheryl Eve Acosta, SHOLDIT, ALL BLACK, NEUBYRNE, Gallery of Indonesia and Virginia Stone/ The Fashion Media lounge will be taking place on September 7th at the Bryant Park Hotel.



Kerry Banningan, Co-Founder, Nolcha Shows shares; “We are thrilled to welcome the Runway Authority back to the Nolcha Shows as an Official Media partner for the third consecutive season. They always show incredible support when it comes to our independent designers and we cannot wait to introduce this seasons designers to their readers.”



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 eight 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