For Immediate Release
October 29, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA) Rock your spring trends and threads, meet designers from NYC and Philadelphia, and see and hear what everyone is talking about wearing this spring at NET Nights: Trend Report - The Business of Fashion. The November 11 event in The Galleries at Moore will feature designers including Moore alumnae Alexandra De Young '02 and Auralis Herrero Lugo '05.
NET Nights will be held from 6 - 8 pm and include a DJ cocktail hour with modeled spring collection pieces by our featured designers, video clips and images from 2010 New York Fashion Week, and conversation with the designers about their careers in fashion and opinions on the next big trends.
Featured designers include:
Alexandra De Yonge '02 – Fashion Designer at Diane Von Furstenberg Studio, L.P., NYC and Moore alumna, De Yonge has also worked as a designer at Lilly Pulitzer, Anna Sui and Michael Kors.
Auralís Herrero Lugo '05 – Founding designer of Auralis Inc., a sustainable line out of NYC using only organic, natural or recycled fabrics. Herrero, a Moore alumna, was the first Latina designer to be featured in the 2010 GreenShows at New York Fashion Week.
Kristin Haskins-Simms – Philadelphia-based creator of Strangefruit, a woman’s ready to wear collection featured at this year’s Philadelphia Fashion Week and a Project Runway Season 8 contestant.
Craig Arthur von Schroeder – Founding designer of Commonwealth Proper, a burgeoning Philadelphia-based menswear company providing clients with intelligent, lifestyle-enhancing garments recently featured in The Galleries’ DesignLab 2010 exhibition series.
The discussion will be moderated by Moore’s Chair and Professor of Fashion Design Janice Lewis.
NET Nights are presented with support from Moore College of Art & Design and
Your Part-time Controller and sponsored by Market Blooms at Reading Terminal Market.
NET (New Emerging Talent) Nights is a program for graduates and students
of local art and design colleges to network with peers and heads of area business associations and arts organizations as well as build relationships with other arts professionals.
This event is FREE and open to the public.
For more information call 215-965-4027 / www.thegalleriesatmoore.org
*Photo Credit: Pantone Color Report Spring 2011, sketch for ADAM by Adam Lippes
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.
November 1, 2010
Rock your spring trends and threads, meet designers from NYC and Philadelphia, and see and hear what everyone is talking about wearing this spring at NET Nights: Trend Report - The Business of Fashion. The November 11 event in The Galleries at Moore will feature designers including Moore alumnae Alexandra De Young '02 and Auralis Herrero Lugo '05.