The Sylvia Heisel label embodies simplicity, creativity, technology, sustainability and quality. Influenced as much by contemporary art and design as the fashion world, Heiselâ€™s line focuses on wardrobe and lifestyle staples, reinventing them with new cuts, construction and fabrications. Of Turkish heritage and raised in East Africa and New Jersey, Heiselâ€™s transcultural perspective informs her
Category Archives: Nashville Fashion Week 2012
Cleveland native â€œCallyâ€ Rieman took an unconventional path into the world of fashion, graduating from Denison University with a degree in East Asian Studies and Political Science. Her interest in fashion began during a study program in Taiwan, where she taught English to the owner of a textile manufacturing and marketing company. After graduation, she
Jamie and the Jones is the brainchild of Nashville designers Jamie Frazier and Hannah Jones. The duo discovered their mutual appreciation for slow process design as sophomores at Oâ€™More College of Design. Their collective skill at creating clothes that combine clean silhouettes with painstaking handwork (knitting, crochet, embroidery, beading, and hand painting are all hallmarks)
NASHVILLE FASHION WEEK FINALE at the Pinnacle Building with JAMIE AND THE JONES, KAL REIMAN, SYLVIA HEISEL, MAGID BERNARD, RANDI RAHM
The finalÃ© for Nashville Fashion Week was an intense show that could have been seen in a larger market. Each designer’s representation was briliiantly executed on the runway by top models of the region. Themes that stayed true throughout were simplicity, layers, classic and delicate bold couture offerings. Designers Jamie and The Jones, Kal Reiman,
TUFT, hosted by House of Stella, had a wonderful 50′s styled all girl rock band theme for their installation. The clothes were flirty and pastel, detailed and determined to be fun. The models didn’t know how to play their instruments but sure were having a lot of fun! Designer Jessica Jones created a fun, flirty
Truley Alvarenga’s collection for her line Pink Elephants created an ethereal “poison garden” scene for her contribution. The center-peice, modeled by Lexi Stevens (Scout/MACS/AMACS), was based on the designer’s own wedding dress. Her intricate designs and detail were breathtaking. This darker themed collection is presented here by Deuce Leader and Bil Brown in the form
Designer Maria “Poni” Silver’s BLACK is serious about her background as a garage band Ette in her scene for NFW’s emerging designers. Her scene had the sex and intensity of her fashions. Deuce Leader and Bil Brown photograph the decadence.
Black & Grey magazine Creative Director Bil Brown and Assistant Director Deuce Leader made the trip to Nashville to check out the emerging designers installations yesterday. We have a detailed review coming soon, but for now, chill to the beats and see a little of what was happening.