ART HEARTS FASHION PRESENTED BY AIDS HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION
ART HEARTS FASHION presentations feature collections from the worlds freshest and artistically inspired designers in support of a great cause. Established in 2011 by designer and philanthropist Erik Rosete, ART HEARTS FASHION has grown to become a premiere platform for artistic designers to showcase their collections in a contemporary runway setting. ART HEARTS FASHION presentations are highly supported by celebrity participants and guests, and have been held coast to coast headlining the top fashion platforms in the nation including Mercedes-BENZ Fashion Week NYC and as the premiere fashion platform in Los Angeles. Art Hearts Fashion has opened a first of its kind art fashion boutique at Hollywood & Highland displaying the works of showcasing designers and supporting artists. Original costume pieces worn by Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Shakira, and Rhianna can be seen on display along side ready to wear creations from contemporary and street-wear designers participating in Art Hearts Fashion. This season ART HEARTS FASHION is presented by AIDS Healthcare Foundation and will feature collections by:
Mister Triple X: The Sophisticated Street-wear line by designer Erik Rosete will showcase his Autumn Winter 15 Collection titled “All X In Wonderland” an edgy fairytale collection with royal and wilderness inspired accents. Fun and flirty meet sophistication with an edge on the runway paired with timeless shoes by Sperry Top-sider. The collection will be the next chapter of the brands unique style of fashion storytelling. Follow the brand down the rabbit hole.
Walter Mendez: One of the nations next top designers, with an eye for texture, silhouettes, and timeless style. His work is regularly featured on celebrities, television, and red carpets. Walter has been featured in publications such as WWD, Apparel News and has showcased nationally. Walter is a proud recipient of the Designer of the Year award by the World Networks; and has also been one of the featured designers for the Go Red Fashion Show benefiting the American Heart Association.
House of Li Jon: Li Jon Sculptured Couture began in January 2011 by artist Lia Mira, with a vision, some rings and a pair of pliers. After researching the medieval craftsmanship of chain-mailing, and getting inspiration from everyday clothing and jewelry design, she began the ambitious intense process of teaching herself a forgotten craft. Her goal...to create one of a kind Chainmail [Couture for the fashion forward and art collectors around the world!
House of Byfield: Originally from New York Carmichael Byfield now lives in the Netherlands, where his passion for designing men's clothes returned. House of Byfield's designs can be described as discreet and elegant wear with an eye for detail and a sportive touch. His 'daywear suits' are for men who dare to dress well and still aren’t afraid to use color. A/W 15 Collection is an arc between classic, risqué and sports with of course the extravagant edge of Byfield and his design team the TDUTCH6.
Hallie Sara: Known for cutting-edge custom creations and exquisite luxury statement pieces, Hallie Sara’s signature style has gained a devout following since the brand’s debut in 2011. Crafted from the finest luxury materials, her A/W 15 presentation will showcase the designer’s sophisticated reinterpretatin of classic silhouettes. Hallie Sara brings back iconic style fueled by old world glamour and moden sensibility.
Mimi Tran: Known for her contemporary style that enhances a woman’s natural beauty and celebrates her femininity, Mimi Tran’s collections of embellished cocktail dresses and evening gowns incorporate only the most luxuriant materials and rely on superior construction for a look that is elegant and sophisticated – with a hint of the sensual. Mimi points to a hybrid of European luxury, Hollywood glamour and high-fashion couture influence when asked to describe her aesthetic. For her Fall/Winter 2015 collection, she channelled 1920s Paris: a black palette of intricate beading, lace and lattice work with gold accents accentuates the natural beauty of the feminine form.
MTCostello: Designed by Michael and Stephanie Costello, is inspired by the daring, outspoken and misbehaved. It is the definition of sensuality in its most luxurious form. Created for the youthful spirit, centralized around the unconventional, and challenging boundaries. Emotionally driven design with ideas of independence, sex and a rebellious heart. MTCostello surpasses trends and stands out from the crowd.
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