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Fashion Design Gala Presented by Estee Lauder
November 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The signature black-tie Fashion Design Gala and Exhibition showcases fashion as applied art and the profound role it plays in human culture, enabling individuals to express their artistic taste through its many forms. The ArtRepublic Fashion Design Gala, hosted by Estee Lauder serves as an incubator for emerging designers to showcase their new collections. This Fashion Incubator nurtures rising Fashion talent and provides resources otherwise not available to them. Their work is presented in front of investors, technology advisors, and both national and international press & media; all the while highlighting the importance of recognizing Fashion as applied Art.
Alex Vinash is a New York based fashion Designer, by way of Buenos Aires, who channeled his experience as an Argentinian professional ice-skating national into fashion design. Vinash transitioned seamlessly by designing dance and ice-skating costumes, while choreographing ice-skating shows throughout Europe. He later began designing intricate custom fitted clothing, primarily using the moulage technique. Vinash has received critical acclaim through showings in Fashion Week at New York, Spain, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Boston. Vinash’s modern and elegant designs has resonated well in the industry; he’s been interviewed and featured in prominent fashion outlets: Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, Vanity Fair, Vanity Teen, Vanity Hype, Lash, Carbon Copy, HUF, Viva Glam, Sessions, Factice, Livid, Bella, Obvious, Lui, Gilt, Vanichi, Stark, Hacid, Avenue illustrated, Fashionisto, Florum, and Institute Germany. Alex was invited to compete as a top new designer in Vogue Spain’s “Who’s Next” edition. He’s styled and worked with notable names such as Paris Hilton, Katharine McPhee, and Vivica A. Fox.