Doucette Duvall practices environmental and social responsibility by manufacturing their whole collection in New York City. The designers use pre-existing trim and fabric and ship only in recycled boxes. Each collection also features a “little green dress” to honor their commitment to Mother Earth. Doucette Duvall is distributed in specialty boutiques in the United States and Abroad. Designers Stephanie Doucette and Annabet Duvall formed their clothing line in 2005. As participants in Showroom New York, they are also a part of the cause to save New York’s historic Garment District. Modern Glossy was pleased to have an interview with Stephanie Doucette at Showroom New York. Stephanie shows us key pieces from their collection. Visit them here.
Designer Marcy Clark from the brand Shauntelé , is interviewed by Modern Glossy’s own Maria Giannakakis. Her collection is described as Alluring and flattering, creating a sophisticated balance between elegance and femininity. Her newest line is inspired by the artist Henri Rousseau, and Miss Josephine Baker. Shauntelé has tailored Jessica Simpson and Judy Reyes, and recently participated in the design competition Style Wars. She is a part of our ongoing series on Showroom New York, the collective dedicated to maintaining the Garment District in New York. Watch the exclusive interview filmed by Stevyn Llewellyn below.
Dres Sport is a juxtaposition of luxurious fabrics with industrial materials. Their signature Lion symbol is prominent on their original clutches, and the signature rubber bottomed totes and bags are all entirely hand made. Dres was formerlly a ready-to-wear designer, showing several times at Mercedez Benz Fashion Week in Los Angeles and New York. Dres won the Independent handbag designer award for the “Best Green Handbag” in 2009. His designs have been featured in Vogue, WWD, Marie Claire, and The View. Modern Glossy’s own Maria Giannakakis has an exclusive interview with Dres at Showroom New York. Watch the interview filmed by Stevyn Llewellyn below.
Cassie K discusses her collection New York Couture with Modern Glossy at Showroom New York. She designs for the customer that likes to have fun with fashion. Her playful, colorful and unique designs have been featured on MTV, Elle, WWD, and Nylon. Cassie shows us a few key pieces from her newest line. Watch the exclusive video below filmed by Stevyn Llewellyn.
Modern Glossy’s Maria Giannakakis had the pleasure of discussing designer Gina DeSilva’s fall 2010 collection at Showroom New York. Gina speaks about her inspiration, as well as winning the Supima design competition. DeSilva has been featured in notable publications such as Style.com, and the Daily.
Gina Desilva’s luxurious designs and exceptional talent make her a designer to watch. Visit her online here.