The Rogues Gallery Presents Emerging Designers event has been a labor of love for the past seven years. It now attracts more than 1000 persons to the live show, and for the second year will be held today, Feb 10th. Doors open at 4pm. Located at Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City, 401 Seventh Ave., across from Madison Square Garden. The fashion forward designers whose collections are selected for inclusion in the RGP group show, are mostly independent businesses who create and sell limited edition lines to stores, have garnered some press and wish to expand their lines into more retail outlets.
This seasons fashion show will feature designs by:
Franklin Rowe, Urban Masala by Sehar Peerzada, Willie Hall, Diane Liston, 7T7 by Tarique Tabani, Corinne Monique, Mikasa La Charles.
Anticipated Celebrity Attendees:
- Syleena Johnson (R&B Divas)
- Erica Dixon (Love & Hip Hop, Atlanta)
- Jamilah Rouse (Real Housewives of Atlanta/Entertainment Host)
- Ariane Davis (Love & Hip Hop, Atlanta)
- Omarosa Manigault (The Apprentice)
- Katrell Mendenhall (Chicagolicious)
- Vaughn Harper (Legendary Radio Host, WBLS)
- Yasmeen Williams (former singer; Sweet Honey In The Rock)
Fashion Art Xchange also known as FAX was founded by Gwen Sargeant in 1994 and was created to provide a networking exchange for people of color in fashion and the arts. This includes retail, design, and anyone working within these industries. The organization also provides seminar, educational opportunities and scholarships for deserving students. Fashion Art Xchange will help to create a gallery of fashion history featuring 20 years of F.A.X. Images and video of their past events will be on public display. F.A.X. will also supply high school and college interns to help the Designers with backstage production, front of house, production setup and break down. All F.A.X. members are trained and managed by F.A.X. staff.
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