NWA Fashion Week | THURSDAY | OCTOBER 3
NWA FASHION WEEK FALL 2019 - THURSDAY RECAP
NWA Fashion Week – THURSDAY – October 3rd @ Drake Field
On Thursday night, October 3rd we held the Future of Fashion Showcase, presented by the Arkansas Arts and Fashion Forum, a nonprofit to provide educational opportunities and professional support for aspiring designers, artists, and creatives in Arkansas. Leading up to the shows, the eight designers featured participated in our first-ever NWAFW Designer Cohort Program to prepare their designs. The night consisted of runway shows from various talented designers, who were judged by our esteemed guest speaker, Director of Fashion & Culture at Refinery 29 ,Gabrielle Korn. Along with Gabrielle was our guest panel judges, Jayne Harkness, CCO of Bandier, and Deanah Baker, Senior Vice President of Walmart US Apparel.
Future of Fashion Designer Showcase featured Rosie Rose Designer, Ethwes, Herron Hats, Hope & Faith, Basana Chhetri, Robbie’s Era, and Big Sister.
Congratulations to the winner of the night, Big Sister Studio, who won a mentorship with Industry Expert, Jayne Harkness.