FLYING SOLO BRINGS TRANSFORMATIVE FASHION, INNOVATIVE DESIGNS AND INCLUSIVITY TO NYFW ON FEBRUARY 9TH 2019 !!!
(New York, NY) February 11, 2019 – welcomed over 600 guests at their New York Fashion Week fifth show on Saturday, February 9th at Pier 59 Studios.
With “ Transformation ” as the theme for this show, Flying Solo redefined the power of creativity, unity and inclusivity of an independent designer scene.
Flying Solo fashion show with an energetic format and a focus on diversity demonstrated beautifully this concept with over 200 looks by more than 50 designers. The show is proving to be one of the most cutting-edge fashion events during New York Fashion Week presenting a wide array of womenswear, menswear and accessories.
Notable attendees included Alla Kostromichova – Ukranian model, TV host; Lola Karimova – visionary behind The Harmonist ; Influencers Sky Days , Mariah Bernardes , Sofie Valkiers . America’s next top model break out star Khrystyana Kazakova walked the show for second time along with model Irene Stepanenko. Headlining for the show this season was model/influencer Paulinha Sampaio .
With a mission of being diverse and inclusive, Flying Solo fashion show strives to deliver this message through their cast of models and designers all around the world.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?”
This Fashion Week, The Harmonist Perfume partnered with Flying Solo 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.
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.
Let’s explore better the great impact of Flying Solo and enjoy the backstage outtakes and catwalk pictures taken during this amazing event…No more words,just pictures…
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