Designers are taking inspiration from global locales in Africa, the Phillipines, Portugal and historic France, to destinations closer to home including our beloved Midwest prairies. Enjoy the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience with red carpet photos, get treated like a VIP in the VIP Lounge, and shop at the Pretty in Patina Pre-Party where the students of the Kent Bellows Program will be live painting. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Debut of new collections from the following designers:
Elda Doamekpo: College student and designer for AFIELDA. Elda is showing an evening wear collection inspired by the fashion in Africa.
Ciara Fortun: 16 year-old OFW veteran. Ciara plans to show an evening wear collection inspired by the traditional Filipino dress.
Jenny Pool: Omaha-based freelance costume and fashion designer. Jenny’s work has been seen at local theatres, OFW runways, the NAP condom fashion show and onstage at drag shows.
Juantiesha Christian: Nebraska-bred New Yorker and designer for a women’s ready-to-wear label, SuShe by J.Tracey. SuShe’s collections are comprised of fun, whimsical and eclectic daywear looks for women.
Miranda Hanson: 16 year-old high school student who has been sewing since the age of eight. Miranda is showing a women’s day wear collection.
Breanne Reiss: Breanne holds a master’s degree in apparel design. She experiments with silhouette, pattern, and texture in her designs.
Enjoy the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience with live entertainment and red carpet photos, shop at the Pretty in Patina Pre-Party, and get treated like a VIP in the VIP Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.