Fashion Week Las Vegas (FWLV) International Emerging Designer Competition Results

“International Designers set the tone for the February 2013 Fashion Week Las Vegas”

The International Emerging Designer Competition, this past Saturday August 18, 2012 was a hit! Designer’s Sharlenne Chen ,Fritz & Johan Botha, Hazel Gonzalez, Victoria Thompson, Noora Alharthi, Perla Cuellar, Brittanie Calilan, Farah Deeba Ismail watched their creations come to life at the debut FWLV International Fashion Designer Competition at the Westin Lake Las Vegas.
Judges Gus Castaneda and Frederic Charpentier from Los Angeles and Rory Castillo of Sacramento watched, and analyzed each designer’s collection as they emerged one by one during an informal modeling session. After 2 hours of the competition and much hard deliberation, Sharlenne Chen representing California, USA in the Red Carpet Category Collection, Fritz & Johan Botha representing South Africa in the Bridal Category Collection and Hazel Gonzalez representing Costa Rica in the Accessory Category were awarded as the Best Designer of the night in their Collection Category, winning a spot in the Collective Designer show at Fashion Week Las Vegas. The unbeatable prize package includes round trip transportation for two to Fashion Week Las Vegas in February 2013.
Special Thanks to the sponsors for the designer competition: Elain’s Cosmetics; Designer Shoes by DAO; and makeup artists were provided by Rain Makeup Academy Makeup
FWLV International Emerging Designer Competition is an annual competition to help promote and provide a platform opportunity to an emerging women’s fashion designer to be given a chance to be featured at Fashion Week Las Vegas.

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Native of Peru ,South America Milka traveled at a young age moving to Canada and then traveling to Upstate NY where she grew up and built her international eye for Fashion, a resident of Las Vegas , she is Publisher of an entertainment magazine about Las Vegas. 'Risque Las Vegas Magazine', created from a vision of what tourists are looking to read, and see about Vegas and to find the newests ...(Read More)

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