Nolcha Fashion Week

Sammy Handmade Puts a Contemporary Twist on Ethiopian Crafts

Tell us more about your brand and what inspired you to start it? It was all really by accident how the brand started. The desire was always to create a method or work in a field that…

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Made in Kenya, I am I's Eclectic Jewelry Doubles as Wearable Sculpture

Tell us more about your brand and what inspired you to start it? I have a bachelor’s degree in jewelry and silversmithing from the Birmingham School of Jewellery and, after 13…

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Samantha Leibowitz: Architecturally Inspired Fashion, Made in NYC

Tell us more about your brand and what inspired you to start it? This brand has been a long time in the making, starting from around the age of 14. At a young age, I developed a strong…

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Michelle Pajak-Reynolds Crafts One-of-a-Kind Jewelry With a Mythic Bent

Tell us more about your brand and what inspired you to start it? My eponymous brand is a couture jewelry company that specializes in extraordinary jewelry for extraordinary women. In…

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Minan Wong Brings Recycled Fabrics, Feminine Designs to NY Fashion Week

During a snowy, bitter-cold New York Fashion Week, the Nolcha Shows “Ones to Watch” heated up the runway, spotlighting a selection of Made in the USA fashion brands and student work…

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Nolcha Fashion Week Brings Green Designers to New York Fashion Week

Arrum Lilly Swaziland-based Arrum Lilly‘s colorful patchwork aesthetic is a happy byproduct of the recycled materials mixed into the line. Designer Tanya Aab collects upholstery…

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Carrie Parry’s Spring 2012 Line Channels French Films of Jean-Luc Godard

CITY OF LIGHTS Parry borrowed cues from classic Parisian style, as well as the romance and whimsy of Godard’s early 1960s films, particularly A Woman is a Woman. And while their…

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Tami B's Eco-Swimsuits Heat Up New York Fashion Week

Photo by Fashion Stock Swimsuit weather may be fading fast, but Tami B’s skimpy warm-weather duds sizzled on the catwalk of Nolcha Fashion Week nonetheless, with iridescent…

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