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Runway Rundown: The Women’s Mafia Fashion Show & Fashion Week Kick-Off Event: Spring/Summer 2011

By September 11, 2010No Comments2 min read

We were thrilled, as ever, with the outpouring of support for the talented the designers who won our “Are You Runway Ready?” Competition and who were featured in our September 9th 2011 Fashion Show at Tela Design Studio. It takes a village to create a hot-ticket, sold-out, take-no-prisoners event like ours, and we couldn’t have done it without our guests and our event and media partners below.

Enjoy the first look photos by Arthur Eisenberg below and see the galleries for additional featured photographer galleries soon.

The Winners of Our “Are You Runway Ready?” Competition:

Phuong MY

Dominique Auxilly


Look by Phuong My, Photo by Arthur Eisenberg

Dominique Auxilly with model Alexis, photo by Arthur Eisenberg

PriestessNYC by Cody Ross, photo by Arthur Eisenberg

Produced by The Women’s Mafia: Marcy Clark, Sonja Leix and Elisha Dang

Fashion Stylist: Engie Hassan of EngieStyle

Stylist Engie Hassan with Philip Pelusi and Models Backstage

Styling Support by Celebrity Stylist Wayne Harris

Hair by Tela Design Studio, the home of Tela Beauty Organics

Backstage with Master Stylist and Tela Beauty Organics Founder Philip Pelusi and Models

DJ: Sharri Star   Model/DJ 424.213.3238

Makeup by Leora

Featuring Smashbox makeup

Chocolate and Wine Tastings by ChocoVin

Documentary: WFIT directed by Anchor Kristen Dudek

Ashmi Elizabeth Dang, Creative Visual Consultant

Media Partners and judges for the competition include:
Daniel Saynt of FashionIndie and Envy, Fashion Photographer and Huffington Post
Contributor Alex Geana, Danielle Suaro of Ferohhhsh, Katya Moorman of Style Defined
NYC, Rick Weaver of Icon Americana, Celebrity Hair Stylist Philip Pelusi of Tela Design
Studio, Style Expert & TJMaxx Spokesperson Pamela Pekerman, Celebrity Stylists Engie
Hassan and Wayne Harris, WFIT Anchor Kristen Dudek and more.

Special Thanks to:

Jeffrey Reltz, Philip Pelusi, Jennifer Danilchick, Alex Beitler, Ashley Crossman, Jennifer Griffee, Lorianna Izrailova, Carlos Aparacio, Sam Lavey, Stephanie Luzuriaga, Veronica Lee, Myra Harmon, Beverly Clark, Dolores Clark

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@LiveFromTheTent and @Womensmafia

More image highlights from the night (Full-Show images in the Women’s Mafia Photo Galleries):

Phuong My

Lorianna in Phuong My

Phuong My with Last Looks

Dominique Auxilly

WFIT Anchor Kristen Dudek in Dominique Auxilly

Dominique Auxilly Last Looks

Dominique Auxilly with Lorianna

PriestessNYC by Cody Ross

Women's Mafia Founder Marcy Clark with PriestessNYC's Cody Ross and models Steph Rai and Alexis