By: Milka | August 24, 2012
“International Designers set the tone for the February 2013 Fashion Week Las Vegas”
The International Emerging Designer Competition, this past Saturday August 18, 2012 was a hit! Designer’s Sharlenne Chen ,Fritz & Johan Botha, Hazel Gonzalez, Victoria Thompson, Noora Alharthi, Perla Cuellar, Brittanie Calilan, Farah Deeba Ismail watched their creations come to life at the debut FWLV International Fashion Designer Competition at the Westin Lake Las Vegas.
Judges Gus Castaneda and Frederic Charpentier from Los Angeles and Rory Castillo of Sacramento watched, and analyzed each designer’s collection as they emerged one by one during an informal modeling session. After 2 hours of the competition and much hard deliberation, Sharlenne Chen representing California, USA in the Red Carpet Category Collection, Fritz & Johan Botha representing South Africa in the Bridal Category Collection and Hazel Gonzalez representing Costa Rica in the Accessory Category were awarded as the Best Designer of the night in their Collection Category, winning a spot in the Collective Designer show at Fashion Week Las Vegas. The unbeatable prize package includes round trip transportation for two to Fashion Week Las Vegas in February 2013.