A wide range of fabrications explore the fluidity of textures and gender. You'll see vegan leather, neoprene and soft beachy fabrics showcased in looks inspired by biker culture, women's empowerment and androgyny. Enjoy the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience with red carpet photos, get treated like a VIP in the VIP Lounge, and shop at the Pretty in Patina Pre-Party where we feature our first ever community art project. From 6 - 8 pm, guests can help create works of art by adding their own contribution to canvases throughout the reception area. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m. Debut of new collections from the following designers:
Stella Bernadt: First year student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Stella is showing an evening wear collection inspired by the evolution of women's rights throughout history.
Brooke Cromley: Self-taught designer with a label known for streamlined silhouettes with free spirit detailing for a well-put together wardrobe with an edgy feel.
Mitchell Henderson: 17 year-old designer from Omaha and veteran of OFW. Mitchell plans to attend college in the fall of 2017 to study fashion design.
Alejandra Buenrostro: Alejandra will be designing an evening wear collection inspired by a culture who truly believes and lives freedom.
Christopher Digiorgio: Young designer who incorporates a futuristic but grungy aesthetic. Christopher is debuting an androgynous day/street wear collection.
Special Guest Headlining Designer: Paulie Gibson
Enjoy the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience with live entertainment and red carpet photos, shop at the Pretty in Patina Pre-Party, and get treated like a VIP in the VIP Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 8 p.m.