On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, Nolcha Fashion Week showcased the Spring 2014 Collection at Pier 59 at Chelsea Piers in New York City.
These events were held in addition to the show at Lincoln Center. Nolcha Fashion Week is a leading award winning event, held during New York Fashion Week, for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers.
It has been quite successful and over the past six years Nolcha Fashion Week: New York has established itself as a platform of discovery promoting innovative fashion designers through runway shows and exhibition.
Nolcha Fashion Week: New York has built an acclaimed reputation as a hot incubator of new fashion design talent and is officially listed by New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their business.
This season's designers for the runway shows were as follows:
- Ainslee Bowers
- Bela Criacao
- Claire Farwell London
- Intrepid by Ao'c
- Karo Swimwear
- Katty Xiomara
- Magdalena Adriane
- Maita Marimo
- Mariana Valentina
- Nina Athanasiou
- Stacie may
- Studio 6th Sense
- Tess Johnson
- Vanity Project
In addition, SUBWAY restaurants also hosted a version of Project SUBWAY, a fashion contest that challenged designers to create innovative and memorable pieces made entirely out of ANYthing found at SUBWAY, from sandwich wrappers and napkins, to salad bowl sand gift cards. To choose the winner a panel of celebrity judges along with host Jared Fogle.
The successful showcase consistently receives positive media coverage including features in Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, NBC, MTV and Forbes; and supported by brands including Coca-Cola, RUSK, SmartWater, America Airlines, Don Q Rums, MyFashionDatabse, Homanz, Monster Energy. GrandeLASH, Magnifico Giornata, Ono E-Cigs and Subway Restaurants.