OC Fashion Week: “Emerge – Experience – Expose” Live Webcast
The Orange County Fashion Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to developing events and programs to educate, promote and support the local fashion industry and its emerging talent.
The OC FASHION WEEK : â€œEmerge â€“Experience â€“ Exposeâ€ Summer Session, is a short series of summer events intended to seek out and launch new graduate talent discovered from the Orange County and Los Angeles County fashion designs schools this spring.ï¿½
Saturday July 21st 6:30-9pm PST.
Event: â€œ2nd Annual Student Design Competition and Emerging Designer Fashion Showâ€ (Come back to orangecounty.com on Saturday to see the live webcast of this event)
The OC FASHION WEEK Runway Finale will feature the 2nd Annual OC Fashion House: Graduate Student Design Competition introducing new graduates from OC and LA Countiesâ€™design schools, each competing for the chance to show their debut collection at the next OC FASHION WEEK along with a highly prized summer mentorship with one of Project Runwayâ€™s most beloved and successful designers, Gordana Gehlhausen.
The night will begin with LOLA PAIGE DESIGNS an emerging OC womenâ€™s contemporary brand quickly winning young girlsâ€™ hearts with their vintage inspired light and airy Summer Collection.
Throughout the night, Gelhausen and her good friend Michael Costello, another acclaimed alumni designer from Project Runwayâ€™s Season 8 and the All Stars Season and â€œLife After the Runwayâ€, will be judging and announcing the winner of this student design competition as well as showing a taste of their new couture collections. Joining the competition are most recent graduate students from The Academy of Couture Art Los Angeles, Cal. State Long Beach, Long Beach College, Saddleback College and the Art Institute of Orange County.
During this exciting runway event, the web-TV series â€œDARK PROPHETâ€ will present an exclusive screen premiere of its debut episodes. Already generating Hollywood buzz, â€œDARK PROPHETâ€ is an original web and TV series following Dai Shepherd, an extraordinarily gifted, yet rebellious music student with time-traveling abilities that discovers that a government Intelligence agency, Black Box, has a catastrophic secret embedded in song patterns, but Dai is the key to saving the world as we know it. The series stellar cast is expected to make red carpet appearances among them: Henry Rollins, Josh Meyers(That â€˜70s Show, MADtv), Rick Gonzalez (Old School, Coach Carter, War of the Worlds), Bill A. Jones (Glee), and rising stars, Chase Fein and Becky Lee Goodman.ï¿½
This eventâ€™s Mistress of Ceremonies will once again be model, actress and film director, Joell Posey, a favâ€™d spokesmodelof the OC FASHION WEEK.
Dominating Hollywoodâ€™s electro club scene, DJ Devine Elite will rock this OC FASHION HOUSE with his latest powerful house beats in the after-party.
Location: Chuck Jones Center for Creativity at 3313 Hyland Ave. Suite C, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Time: Red carpet and Cocktail Hour 6:30 â€“ 8 p.m. Show 8 â€“ 9:30 p.m. After Party 9:30- 11:30 p.m.
Tickets & RSVP: ocfashionweeksummer2012.eventbrite.com
Wednesday July 18, 2012
Event: â€œThe Design Production and Manufacturing Seminar: WHERE DO I START?â€
Location: OC MART MIX in the Fashion Camp OC room at 3313 Hyland Avenue Suite C, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Check in 6:00p. Lecture 6:30 â€“ 9:30p
For Tickets: ocfashionweeksummer2012.eventbrite.com
Friday July 20th, 2012
â€œThe OC Summer Soireeâ€ @ The Mix
The OC Summer Soiree mixer, always hip and chic, will be held on Friday, July 20. This event offers a greatï¿½ chance to mix inï¿½ with fashion enthusiastsï¿½ inï¿½ the unique settings of the Orange Countyâ€™s newest best hot spots, the OC MART MIX! It is also a great opportunity for up and coming and graduate design students to network with fashion leaders, advocates and top associated industry professionals!
Location: The OC MART MIXï¿½ at 3313 Hyland Avenue Suite C, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Time: 6:00 â€“ 9:00 p.m.
With the help of the OC Mart Mix, the OC Fashion Association is pleased to offerï¿½ its members and non-membersï¿½ for the first timeï¿½ FREE entry to this event! Donations areï¿½ optional and appreciated.