November 16, 2017

Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week Fall Show Hit the Runway

The Alba Botanica NWA Fashion Week fall show was held at the Drake Field in Fayetteville November 9th and 10th.  They had 13 designers plus boutiques walk down the runway.  Over the next week we will be posting each of the designers runways and interviews.  

NWA Fashion Week is now a 501c3 nonprofit organization.  Proceeds help fund the development and production opportunities for our local designers.  

For more information on how you can support NWA Fashion week go here:  

NWA Fashion Week is a non-profit organization and this is their mission:  Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week (NWAFW) exists to highlight designers, artists boutiques and other creative professionals who are committed to building a vibrant, inspired creative community in Northwest Arkansas.  

The NWA Fashion Week gave out designers awards for the first time.  One award went to Richard Cotto, who won the "Incubator Award". It was for a Arkansas-based designer focused on all original design work that have been shown off at other Fashion Week Events.

A second award was given to designer Sara McGuigan (Love Zelda), she won the "Emerging Designer Award". This award was created for Arkansas designers in their first three years of  their Career that submit their original collection.  

Participating Boutiques and Designers:  Love Zelda, Couture Bridal, Junque Rethuque, Hello Luvvy, Alberti & Co. Bride N Groom, Aimz Designer, Rosie Rose Designer, Masons, Melonhopper, Rulli Torres, Rustic Mule, Felix Bui Couture, HEM Apparel, Material Concepts, She Said Yes Bridal, Cordale J, RC by Richard Cotto, Vesta's Boutique, Down Right Denim, Chavon Shree, Brittany Nicole.

Proud Sponsors of NWA Fashion Week Shows:

The Arkansas CW, ABC 40/29 TV, Ropeswing 3W Magazine and Maybelline New York.  Ropeswing, Paris Presents , Uptown Eyes Glassware Gallery, Signature Bank of Arkansas, CitiScapes Magazine, Power 105.7, Real Techniques, Olive Tree Salon, KUAF National Public Radio, DiaGeo and Wedington Family Dental.