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 Ballet Nebraska and Closeness! VIP guests will enjoy catering by The Caterer at Omaha Design Center in addition to complimentary drinks in our VIP Lounge and valet parking! Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. emee'd by KETV's Alexandra Stone and will debut new collections by the following designers:
HEADLINER: Michael Drummond, Project Runway veteran with an impressive client list and has designed for countless operas, dances, and theatrical productions in USA and Europe.
Mitchell: Mitchell Henderson is a 17 year old high school senior from Omaha. His collection is inspired by America's failing infrastructure. Garments will be layered and have multiple deconstructed elements. http://2017141.wixsite.com/mitchell
Madyssen Jean: Madyssen Hrlevich is a student at UNL studying fashion merchandising. Her collection will use the poetry of F. Scott Fitzgerald and the style of iconic heroines featured in James Bond movies to portray a woman who is madly in love. https://madyssenjean.wordpress.com/2016/09/25/dfg/
Hannah Swanson: Graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor's degree in apparel design. She specializes in bridal and evening wear. Her collection will be a set of jewel-toned dresses perfect for a gala or any other winter holiday event. http://hkswanson3.wixsite.com/hannahswanson
Makaylee Gayed: Senior at UNL in the Textile, Merchandising and Fashion Design department, who will feature quilt block detailing to create unique patterns throughout the collection. http://kstutzman11.wixsite.com/makayleegayed
Crystal Brakhage Designs: Crystal began sewing when she was 8 but didn’t consider fashion design as a career until she was selected to present her work in the Robert Hillstead gallery at UNL in 2010. Her collection will include a mix of florals and patterns. http://crystalbrakhage.wixsite.com/crystalbrakhage
Jane Round: an Omaha-native turned New-Yorker working full time in the fashion industry. Her collection is inspired by the works of John Singer Sargent and the decorative arts of that same time period, such as quilting and glasswork. In addition to hand dying, she will create several custom prints for this collection. http://www.janeround.com