January 21, 2016


planet zero press release fall winter 2016

The Nolcha Shows presented by Neogrid, now in it’s eight year, is thrilled announce the return of Planet Zero Motorsports for the Fall/Winter 2016 season, which will run February 15th – 18th.


New York City based brand Planet Zero Motorsports focuses on innovative motorsports equipment and apparel. The company was born from designer Kenya Smith’s love for riding racing motorcycles. Kenya has 15 years of experience as a designer and architect, and 10 years of experience riding race motorcycles on the street and the race track.


Kenya Smith, designer shares; “Planet Zero Motorsports is very excited about being in the Nolcha Shows.  The Nolcha Shows represent the next level in high fashion exposure for our company and we are honored to be involved.”


The brands vision is to blend high fashion with motorcycle apparel and to bend the line between safety and haute couture. The collection inspiration comes from many different sources varying from sci-fi and military to extreme sports influences. Planet Zero Motorsports seeks to be different, looking to see how to change, improve and make a design more practical, durable, stronger, and more inviting to the consumer.


Nolcha CEO Kerry Bannigan comments; “Seeing the return of Planet Zero Motorsports to the Nolcha Shows runway is a privilege. We have watched the brand grow and excited to see the latest collection and the development of the looks based on industry support.”


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