Tuesday, September 20, 2011

DBD Fashion Presentation, Trunk Show, and Homeslice Label Launch

This friday the KL 2011 collection will be shown one final time at the Detroit by Design Homeslice label launch fashion show. You can find out more information by visiting the facebook page here.


Fashion Designer Runway Shows:
Homeslice, Terrance Sullivan, Kelly Lynne, Camilo Pardo


Event: 8:30pm-10:00pm
Runway Show: 9:30pm
Afterglow (Atlas Bistro): 10:00pm
RSVP: detroitbydesign.org

323EAST POP-UP SHOP //////////////////

Support Detroit Designers! Buy new garments from Detroit's hottest established and emerging fashion designers. Check out our 323East Pop-Up Shop for great shopping opportunities. Cash, Checks, and Credit Cards accepted.

RUNWAY SHOWS //////////////////

Emily Thornhill, Camilo Pardo, Kelly Lynne, and Terrance Sullivan will show their collections during an avant-garde, multimedia, runway show featuring live video artist Vger. Detroit radio personality Ashley Elyse will host the presentation.

ARTISTS AND SPONSORS //////////////////

Buy designer apparel fresh off the runway in our 323East pop-up shop including artwork by Bethany Shorb and fel3000ft. Sponsors including IT! Magazine, After5 Detroit, Colonial Events, Vincent Sherk and Iconic Salon, Source Audio, Breakaway Spirits, Red Bull, Detroit By Design, and Art in Development. Please RSVP to gaurantee your accomodation.

DESIGNER BIOS //////////////////

Designer Emily Thornhill: Homeslice
Veteran designer Emily Thornhill, 26, founded Homeslice clothing in January 2011. She is best known as the former co-owner of metro-Detroit grass roots couture label, Femilia Couture. With an AFA in Fashion Design, Emily has designed and manufactured consecutive collections in and around metro-Detroit for the past 5 years. Noteworthy showcases have included events with Fashion Group International, Detroit Fashion Week, Fashion in Detroit and the Metropolitan Opera House while continuously supporting the local Detroit community with charity and mentoring. Her most recent collection was carried by Detroit's 71 Pop. Once named under prior brand ‘Best emerging Design label’ by Real Detroit Weekly. Under Homeslice Emily hopes to promote sustainable living and responsible consumerism by supporting 100% organic, American farmers who supply all her collections textiles.

Designer Terrance Sullivan: Terrance Sullivan
Terrance Sullivan was born in Detroit and attended Cass Technical High School and studied four years in the school's fashion illustration and design curriculum. From January 2000 thru April 2002 Sullivan worked in New York City with designer Maurice Malone. From 2002 - 2004 Sullivan collaborated with designer Michelle Siwy of Siwy Denim on various denim projects. In 2003 Sullivan created his first denim jean with the label T.Sul. This women's flair leg jean featured a detailed wash and resin finish, selling in boutiques nationally. In December 2007, Sullivan launched his first women's ready-to-wear collection with the Terrance Sullivan label. In October 2009 Sullivan opened his first Terrance Sullivan Collection store located in Birmingham, Michigan.

Designer Kelly Sager: Kelly Lynne:
Kelly Sager is a Detroit based designer who focuses on creating edgy, unique, fashion forward clothing, while re-using as many found materials as possible and changing what was once nothing, into something. She has a passion for costuming and combining fashion with art, and is influenced by things that fall under the radar for most; finding beauty in the odd and forsaken. Kelly attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York receiving a degree in fashion design and graduated with honors status of Cum Laude in May of 2009. Kelly returned to the area after graduation. Less than a year later, she launched her first full women's ready to wear line for Fall 2010, which featured 22 looks in a full scale runway show.

Designer Camilo Pardo: Designs by Camilo
Camilo Pardo is a well-established international artist/designer and local Detroit personality. He works in mediums including painting, sculptor, photography, video, furniture, automotive and fashion design. Best known as the Chief Designer of the celebrated Ford GT redesign, Camilo has showcased his advance-concept fashion designs at venues including the Metropolitan Opera House, Detroit Fashion Week and Miami Fashion Week. He has been written up in many magazines internationally including the New York Times and Rolling Stone, has been featured in multiple documentaries, and was asked to visit the White House to commemorate contributions made to the Smithsonian Institute. After Camilo completes a solo exhibition at the Thompson Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA this fall, Camilo will host the Detroit By Design Fashion Show and Homeslice Label Launch in his gallery and creative space.

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