Downtown Alliance Welcomes Nolcha Fashion Week to Lower Manhattan Nolcha 2009

Downtown Alliance Welcomes Nolcha Fashion Week to Lower Manhattan Nolcha 2009

Lower Manhattan is heating up for fashion week.

Through a partnership with the Alliance for Downtown New York, the award-winning Nolcha Fashion Week: New York will be held in Lower Manhattan from Sept. 13 to Sept. 16. The event will present spring 2011 collections to media, buyers and industry insiders at 195 Broadway. It runs simultaneously with New York Fashion Week.

“Wall Street is known around the world for financial services, but for 400 years it has also been a hub of creativity and innovation,” said Elizabeth H. Berger, President of the Downtown Alliance. “So welcome to Nolcha and the 2010 showcase for the designs of tomorrow—in an historic building that’s easy to get to.”

“Aligning with the Downtown Alliance allows an added value of business support, industry outreach and city growth for ourselves and the brands we work with for Nolcha Fashion week: New York,” said Nolcha CEO Kerry Bannigan. “I look forward to building on a long lasting relationship with such a reputable organization.”

The collections debuting include Stella Simona, Narciss, Nicole Bridger, Liz Fields, Hepsen Uzcan, Vivienne Pash and N Kwon. Additionally, Tammam, Gunnas, Zele, Miksani, Vella Mode and Vicerra will showcase at the Ethical Fashion Preview in association with Bel Esprit Showroom. The Accessory Exhibition welcomes Bessi & Company, Adha Zelma, Evolve45, Elly Clay and M Brulee.

Official sponsors include LypSyl Lip Balm, Paul Mitchell, and Land Rover of Manhattan Auto Company.
About Nolcha Nolcha [ ] is a leading business platform for independent fashion designers and retailers via educational, online and event resources; making business easy for the fashion minded. The Nolcha platform includes Global Fashion Brands, an online platform connecting retailers, stylists and media to independent fashion designers; Fashion Entrepreneur Report, daily how-to fashion business videos; Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, currently held during New York Fashion Week providing key exposure to press, buyers, and industry figures for independent fashion designers from all over the world to break into the New York fashion market, in both apparel and accessories; events during London Fashion Week and Independent Retail Week in New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, an initiative to drive business and increase revenue for independent fashion retailers.