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6 Feb

FLYING SOLO AT NEW YORK FASHION WEEK 2019

FLYING SOLO IS COMING BACK FOR THEIR FIFTH SHOW AT NYFW ON FEBRUARY 9TH 2019 (New York, NY) February 5, 2019 – Flying Solo, an innovative platform and community of independent designers, is coming back to New York Fashion week for their fifth show at Pier 59 Studios on February 9th, 2019 at 1PM.

An energetic format with a focus on creativity and inclusivity, Flying Solo’s fifth show will feature 50 designers with over 200 looks. Having cutting-edge designs combined with a wide array of womenswear, menswear and accessories, the runway will be showing on the main stage at Pier 59 Studios, one of the main venues for New York Fashion Week events. Founded by designers themselves, in just over 2.5 years since open, Flying Solo has proved to be one of the biggest fashion platforms launching careers of many independent designers.

It was created as a unique, curated fashion retail incubator and showroom operated by a selection of talented, independent designers. Consist of like-minded, creative and connected fashion professionals, its focus is to close the gap between designers and consumers while exposing collections to press and media. Elizabeth Solomeina, co-founder of Flying Solo said “We asked ourselves, ‘What if we collaborate instead of compete? What if we can create a successful brand that can change retail, and a model that can benefit designers?”.

The opening of Flying Solo’s second location “The Copper Room” is a proven success with their expansion in industry networks and major clients like Cardi B, Gigi Hadid, Alicia Keys to name a few. Through their network of 300+ fashion and celebrity stylists, Flying Solo is expert at top tier magazine placements such as Elle, Vogue, L’Official, Harper’s Bazaar, WWD, etc.

This Fashion Week, Flying Solo is thrilled to announce an exciting partnership with The Harmonist Perfume to celebrate stories of beautiful transformations. It’s a partnership that brings together two visionary entities that both break through the conventions of fashion and fragrance to create something significant: a new meaning for what is truly beautiful. Harmonist offers an entirely new perspective on the ingredients used to create perfumes throughout centuries, dated back to Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece.

With Feng Shui philosophy concept, Harmonist helps clients to be in harmony with their inner self and the world using the finest ingredients around the globe. The mega social media sensation Snapchat is providing coverage for the entire show plus fittings sneak peaks to millions of viewers. A returning partnership with Ecru New York, Flying Solo’s fifth showcase is supported by a team of talented artists for hair and makeup.

A reliable and trusted transportation service for the show is being provided by UPS in their second time partnership. YouCam Makeup once again collaborated with Flying Solo to bring the experience and excitement of the glamorous New York Fashion Week with virtual beauty try-ons directly from beauty fans smartphones. “We are thrilled to collaborate with Flying Solo for a second season to bring their runway beauty inspiration to life through a true-to-life virtual trial,” says Perfect Corp. CEO, Alice Chang. “Through the implementation of AR and AI innovation, we are able to elevate the Fashion Week experience for fans around the world by offering an interactive, sticky, and engaging beauty try on that brings the runway to life in seconds.”

For more information, visit Flying Solo’s flagship store at 434 West Broadway, “The Copper Room” at 76 Wooster St in New York City, or visit https://flyingsolo.nyc/. The digital home for Flying Solo is @flyingsolonyc across Instagram, Facebook, where the show will be livestreamed, featuring exclusive designer content.

FLYING SOLO DESIGNERS

Press contacts – Son C Carlin press@flyingsolo.nyc (617) 416 – 9221

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