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Catou (@catouwear)
21 Sep

Catou (@catouwear)

  Berny Martin Founder of Catou Fashion/Midwest Fashion Week & Fashion Community Foundation For as long as I can remember, I had a passion for fashion. Intrigued by fabric and colors, I began sketching women’s and men’s designs and eventually sewed my first original piece, a pair of jeans, all the age of eight years old. That was the moment, I knew I wanted to be a fashion designer and that was the beginning of Catou Fashion. Born and raised in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, fashion was not what my family anticipated for me, it to work in. It was not until I moved in 1991 when I was 15 years old to Brooklyn, NY and enrolled in college that I designed my first collection...
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21 Sep

Onora Paris (@onoraparis)

Between structure and fluidity, transparency and opacity, the new Onora collection highlights the harmony of opposites while remaining faithful to its minimalist and monochrome DNA. We mainly draw our inspiration from architecture, more particularly from the essence of the contemporary architectural movement "Bauhaus" with whom we share a vision and common values: a desire to purify the form in order to focus on the concern for proportion, balance and harmony of shapes, colors and volumes.  This search for "the essentials" pushed us to build our DNA on a set of graphic and refined lines, and the use of sober materials because we believe that the optimization of an impactful appearance is in a meticulously studied simplicity . We want each woman...
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21 Sep

JC Lagares (@jclagarescouture)

Fashion designer, marketer and creative director and CEO of fashion firm JCL Bespoke Couture. A young man who discovered his passion for design when he was 17 years old when he was working at the sewing studio of his father Cristian Lagares, where he was always aware of how the pieces were made and the design process they wore. Studied fashion design at the Chavon high school, marketing at the Universidad Iberoamericana UNIBE and a master's degree in Fashion Product Management and Management at the Instituto Europeo di design (IED) in Madrid. where he learned fashion techniques from large Fashion houses such as Loewe, LVMH and Adolfo Domínguez. During the Covid-19 pandemic his brand JCL have been creating Clothing...
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21 Sep

Heather Marie Designs (@heather.marie.designs)

Heather Marie… a 1999 chemistry graduate of Butler University, who earned a Masters of Organizational Management of University of Phoenix Dallas Campus in 2005, resigned from corporate America in 2019 to pursue her dreams with Heather Marie Designs. Although Heather Marie Designs was established in 2013 to create custom apparel for numerous brands, individuals and several private labels, Heather Marie… reinvented the brand in 2019 with designing luxurious custom fedoras to have rock star, eclectic and classic characteristics that expand wardrobe essentials. Haus of S.E.L.F. (Stylish Eclectic Luxurious Fedoras) have a drawstring inside sweatband for size adjustments which is excellent for those who wear wigs, hair extensions, braids and/or locs. “We believe your head is not too big, the hat...
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21 Sep

Macchiavellica (@macchiavellicart)

■● My collection is actually composed by LA AUTOCTONA (inspired by my south american roots using natives fabrics with ethnics prints). ●■Macchiavellica #ecofriendly ♻ Our fabrics are natural fibers as Yute, linen , cotton etc mixed with Italian silks and some other materials. We are always trying to improved to couse a low impact in the enviorement. ●■Macchiavellica #animallover Our products are 100% animals friendly , we use sintetic leather for our handbags. Our goal would be that with the sales of every year help the animals from the streets in Ecuador. ●■Macchiavellica #socialproyect The production is handcrafted by a small group of single ecuadorian women which have to mantain their family. They work very fast and our goal...
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