Fashionistas and gentlemen,
Something spicy came to town and DC Life had your inside scoop and access! What was it? I’ll give you a hint-- it was filled with Latin Flavor and style! If you guessed Latin Fashion Week, you are absolutely correct. On October 5-7, 2012, Latin Fashion Week blazed the stage at the Washington Convention Center. Designers included: Geova Rodrigues, Emily Gonzaga, Adolfo Sanchez, Maurizio Alberino, Rosita Hurtado, Mario Alberto Gallegos jr, Cesar Alcocer, Tim Bradley, Ika Harrison, Edith Cary, Xcluzv, Jaggy Owl and JK Ferguson.
The event not only covered fashion shows and creative styles, but featured a closing party every day with music not to miss. Those who came out got to experience music, art and culture in an eventful-stylish manner. Spectators who took advantage of the opportunity were able to witness amazing designs first-hand, and shared in the goodwill of supporting these ambitious designers on their journey and mission to bring their Latin background and talent to the forefront.
About Latin Fashion Week:
Latin Fashion Week was created by founder Sobeidy Vidal, who always had a vision to showcase the brilliance of Latin fashion designers. Not only was this her dream and vision, it was also her way to uplift and empower the Latin community in the world of fashion. Latin Fashion Week gives the creative designers the ability to communicate, share and generate ideas to continue to move up the fashion latter.
"Every production brings with adrenaline still produce an event that causes the hand to new challenges. Our young people are part of the production team. They are devoted body and soul to mount the big day. Similarly, the community participation in the design workshops is taking a very nice twist on the lives of those we see its development, "stated Sobeidy Vidal.
This year a portion of the proceeds were donated to Light's Foundation, which allows low-income youth achieve higher education in the arts.