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Midwest Fashion Week Featured in L’OFFICIEL U.S. & Paris
1 Apr

Midwest Fashion Week Featured in L’OFFICIEL U.S. & Paris

This year L’OFFICIEL Magazine celebrates its 100th year as the official voice of fashion worldwide, and Midwest Fashion Week was honored to be a part of the celebration! This week our recent virtual fashion show was featured in both L’OFFICIEL U.S. and L’OFFICIEL Paris online publications, highlighting five designers to know. This marks the first time in history that Midwest fashion was featured in this publication which has survived multiple revolutions and one World War, never ceasing publication during global turmoil and crises to shed light on the many ways we dress and the beautiful things that fashion often creates.     As a supporter of Midwest Fashion Week, you likely already know that our mission is to share Midwest fashion with the...
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9 Dec

Indy Highlights: Fashion for a Cause 2019

A few weeks ago, the Circle City’s best dressed and most influential assembled at the Indianapolis Artsgarden for Fashion for a Cause–a runway show featuring designers with ties to the Hoosier State–all in the support of this season’s charitable partner, the Fashion Community Foundation. Upon entering the beautiful, all-glass structure which sits over the busy streets of downtown Indianapolis, music was bumping and energy was high. Due to the later-than-usual date (mid-November), the Artsgarden was decked in gorgeous holiday garland and sparkling lights, adding an extra touch of excitement to the venue. Ticket lines were long, due to high demand, and there was standing room only, well before the start of the show. It was a full house and a...
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7 Nov

Designer Spotlight: Shawna M Designs

As sweaters and leather leggings grace the streets this Fall, the runways have hit fast forward and jumped ahead to Spring/Summer 2020 collections, and this is especially true for Midwest Fashion Week as it returns to Indianapolis later this month. With a focus on custom, limited quantity bridal and formal wear, Indiana native and designer behind Shawna M Designs is just one creative set to show her new collection at Indy’s upcoming Fashion for a Cause event. It all began with a custom flower girl dress designed for her in her childhood and grew to become her very own private fashion label – take a moment to learn a little more about Shawna Marino!   After earning a double major from Ball...
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