Saturday 31 July, San Francisco came together to see the hard work of a selected group of innovative emerging fashion designers. Featuring Black Halo, CLU, Generra, Rock Chiq, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, Vintage Joy, Work Clothes, Alexandria von Bromssen, Alyssa Nicole, Chan.nel Karama LTD, and Valpixel the crowd gathered at Vitamin Water Social Club to support the local designers.
Black Halo designed to liberate and empower women by unleashing their natural inner beauty dazzled as CLU kept viewers on their toes with surprising details. Generra interested the eye with its playful use of fabric. Rock Chiq brought the imperial luxuries to the runway with designs inspired by sultan fabrics. Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent boldly brought bright floral prints to the catwalk, while Vintage Joy brought the glam and glitz of lace and sequined numbers. Work clothes closed the first night with a line of graphic printed men’s and women’s tees and tunics.
Alexandria von Bromssen boldly danced her collection of detailed black designs down the runway while Alyssa Nicole contrasted with her pink collection.Chan.nel Karama LTD featured a forward and cheeky collection that dazzled with its attention to detail. Kathryn McCarron’s line of ready wear consisted of jersey with lace cutouts that tantalized the audience. Valpixel closed the show with a technologically and culturally inspired collection.
Such inspiring and forward thinking collections made the event a huge success. Without a doubt there will be more from these designers in the future.
By Jessica Schoefer