Post Tagged with: "Fashion Week"

Sonia Herrera de Burgas at left in background, and Sabrina Rosado at right in foreground. (Photo by José Martinez via El Diario)

The Latin American Hands behind Fashion Week

Business, Labor, Latino, Manhattan, New York February 13, 2019 at 4:33 pm

El Diario La Prensa takes a close look at the Latin American labor and talent in the Garment District that makes Fashion Week possible.

Designer Osvaldo Rodríguez brings Fashion Week to Queens with a collection promoting inclusion. Mauricio Mazariegos (red skirt,) Allan Carrera (red dress,) Denisse Ortega (blue dress,) Ashley De Queen (green dress,) Karina Blancovi (beige dress) and Shagela Di Marti (black dress). (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Mexican Designer Turns Corona into a Catwalk

Culture, Mexican, Queens September 5, 2018 at 3:18 pm

Ahead of Fashion Week and seeking to challenge “stigmas,” a Mexican designer showcases his work worn by models in drag using the streets of Corona as a runway, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Mexican Ricardo Seco presents his collection, "Forever" at Fashion Week. Here he is with the icons who inspired him: Jackie O and John John. (Photo by Silvina Sterin Pensel via El Diario/La Prensa)

A Mexican Designer Invokes the Kennedys

Culture, Mexican February 13, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Ricardo Seco, the designer whose Fashion Week presentation was dubbed “Forever,” spoke to El Diario/La Prensa about his life, his work and his sources of inspiration.

Glitz, Glamour and Grind at Fashion Week

Glitz, Glamour and Grind at Fashion Week

Culture, In the News, Manhattan February 15, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Based on coverage from the community and ethnic media, New York Fashion Week brandished a double-edged sword. On the one side, the spotlight shone on immigrant designers but behind the scenes however, a sobering reality of struggling models and sweatshop protests came to light.

Anna Drugova, the manager Silhouettes and Profiles, holds up a vintage dress that had its sleeves and a giant bow removed.

Russian Émigré Finds Her Niche in Satin and Lace

Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, New York February 17, 2012 at 5:59 pm

The seamstress Anna Drugova brings artistic flair to vintage clothing, altering and restoring old-fashion dresses to create fresh designs. The manager of Silhouettes and Profiles, Drugova emigrated from Russian when she was young, DNAinfo reported.