As the florescent lights danced in electric colors, and attendees filed in, Friday’s celebration of Phoenix Fashion Week began. The evening’s shows highlighted fashions from both established and emerging designers that awed the audience with standing ovations throughout the night.
This riveting theme of the woman empowerment was exemplified by a simplified and modern look with a fewly selected solid block colors including white, black, and fusia. Black platform shoes to all ensembles lengthily accentuated the all-female model cast members.
Madison Park Collective
Neon and bold colored colors are not leaving just quite yet, but they will be seen in men’s denim come this Spring. The men hit the runway with a sophisticated and classy yet casual look for the warmer weather.
This feminine style presented itself in more than just the fashions; it’s ethics from the designer instill a positive body image for women. They carry no sizes. Designer Ashleigh Kaspszak says this is so that all women continuously feel comfortable in their clothing with no sizing pressure.
This women’s premium denim brand unarguably took the show by storm begging and ending with an electric violin rock star performing onstage to present the eccentric denim apparel including the crowd’s favorite long denim dresses.
Coming from a small town in Missouri did not stop the loud statements that this designer displayed in his designs with metallic and 70’s inspired suit styles along with brown and mustard colors to create a festive image for men’s fashion.
Sheer fabrics inspired the classic look of the triangular shaped cut outs and pointed edged sleeves for this incredibly sophisticated look.
John Paul John
High-endfashion for both men and women was displayed through a high-end and couture look. The men’s suits did not leave an eye astray with their business chic look. And the women’s modern chic look presented itself in bold and edgy colors.
The Chinese cherubic style of bright colors and baby-doll inspired looks now has a fierce competition. With the mystical and feminine styles brought from Mexico. Bours’ designs celebrate the Mexican inspired fashion including colorful designs, embellished tops and lace.
Christina Tetreault and Agnes Kozina
Photos by: Christina Tetreault