Couture Fashion Week New York Showcases Native Designers

On September 6th, I attended the 6pm show of Couture Fashion Week New York held in the Grand Ballroom at The New Yorker Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The show opened with an amazing display of bedazzled gowns by up-and-coming fashion designer Priya Saluja. A native of New Delhi, Priya draws her inspiration from India’s rich cultural heritage and creates one-of-a-kind pieces embellished with handcrafted printing and embroidery. … Continue reading Couture Fashion Week New York Showcases Native Designers

Couture Fashion Week New York – Pietra Banchi

On Friday, February 17th, I attended the Fall 2012 fashion show of Pietra Pizarro called, “Future Feminine,” at Couture Fashion Week New York, held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. Pietra-Pizarro is a division of Banchi Design, headed by Peruvian designer Pietra Banchi and Puerto Rican photographer Susan Pizarro-Eckert. The clothing in the collection was soft and flowy, yet some edgy pieces … Continue reading Couture Fashion Week New York – Pietra Banchi