Saturday, April 12, 2014

MET Photo Fashion Show Presents: "Bryant Park at City Tech, A Night of Glamour"

Good evening ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another edition of the MET Photography Fashion Photo Show. Tonight's edition of the Fashion Photo show takes place in Downtown Brooklyn. New York City Tech is hosting it's second annual fashion show featuring ten emerging designers and dozens of models. Most of the participants attend New York City Technical College. The designers for this evenings show are Rosalinda Sorto, Amy Robin, Lina Maria Muriel, Tatiana Hatcher, Yvonne Jewnell, Kimberly Clark, Abigail Moreira, Romel Brewster, Shadeeka Campbell and Simone Solomon. I had the pleasure of photographing all of tonight's designers and their fashions for tonight's show. I also interviewed four of the designers, Amy Robin, Shadeeka Campbell, Simone Solomon and Yvonne Jewnell. (Amy Robin and Shadeeka Campbell were also interviewed for last years blog as well)

A special thank you to the staff of tonight's event, Jomuelle Anicet, Project Director, Aaliyah Bakayoko, Media and Public Relations Manager, Janice Miyoshi Days, Head of Show Productions and Marcus Campbell, Community Manager and brother of fashion designer Shadeeka Campbell.















Fashion Designers Name: Yvonne Jewnell (PICTURED ON THE RIGHT with Sofia Davis, Editor in Chief of "Fashion Avenue News")
Company Name: "Yvonne Jewnell"
Website: yvonnejewnelldesigns.com
Contact Info: (No website at this time)
How long have you been a designer? "5 years"
How do you describe your style? "Bold colors, fun prints, nontraditional fabrics and unexpected silhouettes."
What is the name of this collection? "Yvonne Jewnell"
What is a lesson that you have learned about the fashion industry? "Stay true to yourself and do what feels right."
If you had to do it all again what would you do differently and why? Nothing, you learn by the mistakes that you make."
Name 3 fashion designers that you admire? "Valentino, Tracey Reese and Marc Jacobs"
What so you want the audience to walk away with tonight? "I want the audience to walk away feeling a sense of culture and color."

Fashion Designers Name: Simone Solomon
Company Name: "Abstract Human"
Website: "I'm still working on it."
Contact Info: "You can find me on Facebook under "Symonebell"
FB: "Symonebell"
How long have you been a designer? "6 months"
What is the name of this collection?
How do you describe your style? "Very edgy, sexy and classy"
What is a lesson that you have learned about the fashion industry? "Patience is a virtue"
If you had to do it all again what would you do differently and why? "Pick different outfits to showcase so that I could avoid procrastination"
Name 3 fashion designers that you admire? "Alexander McQueen, Davinci and Louis Vuitton"
What so you want the audience to walk away with tonight? "Always dress beautifully"

Fashion Designers Name: Amy Robin
Company Name: Freeq Clothing
Website: www.facebook.com/freeqclothing
Contact Info: (347) 589-5145
FB:www.facebook.com/freeqclothing
How long have you been a designer? 8 years
What is the name of this collection? "Punk Chic"
How do you describe your style? "Insanely Punk"
What is a lesson that you have learned about the fashion industry? "It is one of the most competitive markets that you could ever be in."
If you had to do it all again what would you do differently and why? "I would not go to fashion school because I am 80K in debt. My designs have improved when I was not in school."
Name 3 fashion designers that you admire? "Betsy Johnson, Mark Jacobs and Diane Von Furstenberg"
What so you want the audience to walk away with tonight? "I want the audience to leave with a feeling of inspiration."

Fashion Designers Name: Shadeeka Campbell
Company Name: 6Xii
Website: www.6xii.com
Contact Info: 6xiifashion@gmail.com
FB: 6xii
How long have you been a designer? "2 years. This is my second year in the fashion industry."
What is the name of this collection? "Diva"
How do you describe your style? "Unique, whatever I think of."
What is a lesson that you have learned about the fashion industry? "It's expensive and very competitive."
If you had to do it all again what would you do differently and why? "I would have probably done more shows and photo shoots for the experience."
Name 3 fashion designers that you admire? "Oscar De La Renta, Jason Woo and Michael Kors"
What so you want the audience to walk away with tonight? "I want the audience to walk away with a good vibe about the designers and the show."

Fashion Designer Yvonne Jewnell




















Fashion Designers Amy Robin, Romel Brester, Lina Maria Muriel and Kimberly Clark



















AMY ROBIN






















ROMEL BREWSTER





















LINA MARIA MURIEL





















SIMONE SOLOMON
< KIMBERLY CLARK























Fashion Designers Shadeeka Campbell, Abigail "Abby" Moreira, Daisy and Rosalinda Sorto























SHADEEKA CAMPBELL
























ABIGAIL "ABBY" MOREIRA
























DAISY























ROSALINDO SORTO




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