Cleveland Representation at NYFW was the Largest Ever
CLEVELAND - Feb. 15, 2019 - PRLog -- Over 40 people from fashion designers, jewelry designers, a dozen and a half models, fashion photographers, videographers, hair and make up artists, stylists, an award winning film production crew, and a tech team will represent the largest group of "Clevelanders"
Cleveland's own Dan Houseman (https://www.instagram.com/___petrichor/) was the executive producer for this season's NYFW: Street Fashion Week (http://streetfashionweek.net/)
The show will consist 13 emerging streetwear designers each with a complete and distinct collection. Award winning videographers and film producers Tots Film Production (International Film Festival participants and the recipient of the 2019 BBB Spark Award and 2017 OEA Best Filmmaker) will be documenting the entire trip and live streaming the show through various social media platforms.
Cleveland's Jevon Terrance's (https://www.jevonterance.com/
This isn't just about Cleveland though. There is a much bigger picture here. The entire staff of Street Fashion Week, its producers, creative director, and staff have a humanitarian and philanthropic goal. Lead by creative and artistic director Naomi Alabi, some of the proceeds from the show will help solidify SFW's relationship with emerging markets in developing nations - helping to ensure fair-trade and proper wages, safe working conditions, and access to educational material. While we would love to have everything "made in America," that just isn't always economically feasible - especially in the fashion industry. It should be our responsibility and moral imperative to ensure that we can consume, guilt free, and to know we are doing our very best to ensure safe working conditions & fair compensation - to know who makes our clothes and to know that we are helping families prosper and businesses to flourish. In the end we all win.
A number of celebrity VIP guests have been confirmed and Keremih, Post Malone, Karrueche Tran, to "Rosa Acosta, Christine Devine, Malik Yusef are rumored to have RSVPd. There will be a street-art contest open to the public the day before the show the winning art to be displayed in the show. Digital projectors, VR, and a display of sneakers will reinforce the very essence of street-style. Finally, a diverse pop up shop will let the public and buyers have a closer, hands-on look - providing designers the opportunity to show and sell both past and present seasons looks.