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.
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.
Eva Khurshid was created to address the desires and necessities of the contemporary woman. The concept of the brand is empowerment, and is the core of it’s design philosophy. Co-founders Nyla Hashmi, and Fatima Monkush discuss their clothing line with Modern Glossy’s Maria Giannakakis while exhibiting at Showroom New York. The purpose of this brand is to “exude charm and conviction while leaving some things to the imagination”. The different styles evoke a modern, clean, streamlined aesthetic that caters to all types of women. This collection was inspired by Ancient Japanese Samurai armor, as well as cherry blossom patterns. Fatima and Nyla worked to create special pieces that one can keep in their wardrobe season after season.