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Katy Newton
2 Apr

Katy Newton

Katy Newton is the Art Director and Designer for Pan Narrans Artistry. She is a charismatic multimedia artist and teacher with 4+ years of experience. Katy hold’s a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and currently studies Art Therapy at Herron School of Art + Design. She specializes in effectively and economically creating upcycled ensembles through ingenious craftsmanship of recycled, repurposed and reused materials. Her ensembles have been featured on Indy Style, OffBeatBride.com and in local fashion shows at Indy Convergence and RUCKUS Makerspace. Katy was also featured as the guest presenter and designer for the Indiana Recycling Coalition for the annual REVENT Gala to speak about her ecofriendly craftsmanship and to give attendees an intimate look at several of her original ensembles. She is...
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2 Apr

Catou

Berny Martin is a fashioner designer, a style consultant, and a custom tailor. As a fashion designer, the inspiration for the clothes I design comes from everywhere and anywhere I go. From the corner market to the farthest corners of the world. I love to travel and gather colors and textures and looks from exotic places. I also like to stay close to home – and walk through my neighborhood and watch the people around me. I closely study how people choose to express themselves. Or could better express themselves. I like museums and art fairs and festivals. Anything where creativity is allowed to flow. Fashion design allows me to create pieces entirely outside of my own personal area of expression…...
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2 Apr

Sujata Gazder

Sujata Gazder designs apparel for women who express themselves and celebrate their femininity. A hint of mystery mingled with a dash of pep make her designs much sought after by women who want to make a statement about themselves. Her elegant ensembles are timeless, combining tradition with a contemporary edge, the classic with a spicy twist for a fresh, luxurious look. Sujata has presented her signature collection at the American + International Designers Show in New York City. She has designed costumes for the cast of the daytime television show “All My Children” as well as one of the stars Susan Lucci. In September 2006, Sujata was featured in Chicago Magazine as one of the “Rising Stars of Midwest Fashion”. That same...
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2 Apr

Bhavana

Bhavana Jain, PharmD, has launched BhavyJ Designs, a woman’s wear line that offers unique and versatile pieces for the modern professional woman. Practicing as a Pharmacist for 12 years at a local hospital in Chicago, Jain decided to pursue her dream of launching her own fashion line. She started taking fashion classes at College of DuPage while working full time in Pharmacy. She then starts putting the pieces together to create her brand. Three years later, she has now launched her own line, BhavyJ Designs, which offers unique and versatile pieces for the working woman. In this new collection, Jain is offering both a denim line, a more formal line and accessories to complete the outfit. Bhavana Jain currently lives in...
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2 Apr

First Impression Clothing Press Kit

Bold fabrics, limitless concepts, and meticulous research all go hand and hand with her ambition and drive to create something fresh and modern. With 5 years of design experience, Briana has presented First Impression in various trade and fashion shows across the city, and have had clients such as Karlton Humes (@NotKarltonBanks) share and support her designs. The Indy-born designer is a self-taught seamstress with beginnings in fine art and visual communications.Inspired by ideas that resist all “norms”,Briana discovered fashion to be the epitome of self-assurance and point of view. ...
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2 Apr

Spring 2018 Showcases

Midwest Fashion Week Announces Holiday Heroes and International Marketplace Coalition as Charitable Partners for Spring 2018 Showcases Region’s most prominent fashion event returns to Chicago and Indianapolison April 14 and April 20, respectively CHICAGO (March 27, 2018) — With the spring season right around the corner, many Midwesterners are anticipating the return of the region’s most prominent fashion event, Midwest Fashion Week. A showcase of the latest seasonal trends by some of the industry’s brightest up-and-coming designers, this series draws hundreds of influencers, local celebrities and general public, with proceeds going to a designated charitable organization. Today, the Indianapolis-based production company is releasing details regarding dates and not-for-profit partners. The schedule will be as follows: The...
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