Runway Recap: Studio 6th Sense at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York presented by RUSK SS14
Designer Name: Stephen Goudeau
Label Name: Studio 6th Sense
Background: Goudeau grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana and has always had and an eye for fashion and art of all types. In 1999 he instituted his love of drawing and sketching and applied it to his interest in fashion design. After five years of development, Goudeau formally named his new business endeavor Studio Sixth Sense. Each one of the founders of Studio Sixth Sense is also from Louisiana and applies their Creole heritage and influence to bring strong diversification to the line. Studio Sixth Sense has produced premiere fashion shows and participated in Gulf South fashion platforms and has received outstanding reviews.
Vision: As a designer, I want to be humble, focused and customer-driven. These three principles will help me build rapport in the fashion industry and allow me to stay connected to the customer while supporting the unstoppable change in trend. Focusing totally on the customer allows our brand to supply each woman with quintessential taste and a feeling of beauty and gratification. I want each woman to showcase alluring confidence. Studio Sixth Sense stands for individuality, exclusivity and daringness and allows all women to know we are “A Lifestyle, ready to wear!
Signature Style: My designs are edgy, daring, style savvy and classy.
Influence: I’m influenced by my love for art and fashion mixed with the beauty of a woman’s structure and physique. I study each curve of her body – what can accentuate her shoulders and what can allow her eyes to standout. I want women to embrace and express themselves through Studio Sixth Sense clothing.
Brand philosophy: Studio Sixth Sense is a brand that brings the runway feeling to the consumer, by being a price savvy option for the everyday woman. As we are blessed with five senses, our company has infused the “Sixth Sense” with our brands namesake that applies the sense of style and uniqueness of each woman that is illustrated in their way of life. Each consumer wearing our brand will be fearless in defining their style and always willing to do the unthinkable with their fashion choices.
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.