On Friday 11 October 2019 South Africa will host the first ever New York Runway SA show featuring a collective of New York designers fresh off the fashion week runway! Taking place at Cape Town Marriott Hotel Crystal Towers this global fashion calendar event draws together the rich fashion cultures of the Big Apple and the Mother City under one roof.
Showcasing designers from New York include VanElse by Else Hardjo with accessible attire for the successful businesswoman; Honee for House of Honee presenting extravagant otherworldly futuristic apparel; Rian Fernandez accredited as the Best Designer of the Northern Philippines; Michael Lombard whose approach takes to bold leathers and studded ensembles and elegant evening-wear by Este & Clo.
Representing the forefront of local fashion is SA’s King of couture who has graced the NYFW runway for the past three years consecutively - Jacques LaGrange; BeachCult by Joanna Hedley – an AFWL local launching her latest Midnight Safari collection featuring the Prowling Leopard print by Emijl De Kock; ZED Menswear bespoke tailored attire for the discerning modern day gentleman along with New York fashion week locals Malcolm KLûK and Christiaan Gabriel Du Toit – always fresh, always fabulous! All showcasing their Spring-Summer collections.
Doors open at 19:00. A red-carpet arrival met with multi-award-winning Quoin Rock Wines’ bubbly bar. Delectable canapes, bowl dining and ice cold Castle Lite will be served to all guests throughout the evening.Sir Fruit and Happy Culture Kombucha refreshment bars available for requenchment. Upbeat ambiance by DJ Anthea Scholtz and runway master music curator, Dino Moran.
The fashion show kicks off at 20:30, led by globally recognized South African actress, Bonnie Mbuli, as the evening’s emcee, with enigmatic interludes of live music and dance performances. Concluding the show – an after-party in the Quoin Rock VIP wine bar (all guests welcomed) where dessert canapes will be served.
A global influx of models presented by 3D Model Agency will take to the runway. Hair by Tracy-Lee Rossliand’s HAZE Enterprise and Guerlain make-up by celebrity artist, Renee De Wit and her extensive team.
Guerlain will be offering guests an added dash of French flair and finesse with an interactive beauty bar. Kush Kolour will be hosting a pop-up nail station, set beside the Curl Connection and Black Roots hair bars. Amidst the exhilarated on-goings, Life Day Spa Canal Walk invites attendees to sit back and unwind in their sensory spa lounge.
To buy your tickets visit www.quicket.co.za