OFW February 2017: Designer Showcase I

By Omaha Fashion Week (other events)

Thursday, February 23 2017 6:00 PM 10:00 PM

Come early to enjoy the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience and shop our Pop-Up Market during the Pretty in Patina Pre-Party complete with live entertaiment by Shauna B and the Selficons. Plus a special appreance by Omaha Community Playhouse cast of Rock of Ages! VIP guests will enjoy catering by Attitude on Food in addition to complimentary drinks in our VIP Lounge and valet parking! Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. emcee'd by KETV's Camila Orti and will debut new collections by the following designers:

Single Handedly Liz: Elizabeth Scarpino is a graduate of Iowa State University in Apparel Merchandising and Design. Elizabeth was born with a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury, causing complete paralysis to her right arm. She will present an evening wear collection using a mix of blue, green and grey hues.

Andrew Hale Designs: Andrew is a high school student from Kearney with an interest in costume design.  His avant garde collection will tell the story of “Bip the Clown”, an iconic character portrayed by mime, Marcel Marceau.

Margeaux: Sixteen year old, Margaret Larson, shows a collection inspired by the colors of the rainbow and the elusive pot of gold at its end.

Modden Studios by Sarah Mader: Sarah is a senior at Iowa State University majoring in Apparel Merchandising and Design. Her collection is inspired by travels to Spain and Morocco. This resort collection incorporates digital printing and laser cutting techniques.

Christopher DiGiorgio: OFW Veteran is a contemporary designer primarily focusing on menswear with ground breaking silhouettes and colors. His collection consists of a wide range of textiles including cotton sateen, denim, twill, and knits that are hand-dyed and waxed.


Non-refundable ticket. All ages show. You must be seated by 8 p.m. Any open seats after 8 p.m. will be forfeited.

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Omaha Fashion Week 1502 Cuming Street Omaha, NE 68102