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Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Best Clothing Line and Model Announced

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Best Clothing Line and Model Announced

(Written by LRFW Intern Alexandria Washington)

LITTLE ROCK FASHION WEEK ANNOUNCES 2011 AWARDS

(August 5, 2011)  Little Rock, AR---   Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is proud to announce that Laurella by Laurie B. Allen has been selected as the LRFW 2011 Clothing Line of the Year and model Larry Scruggs has been selected as LRFW 2011 Model of the Year.

Laurella, the fashion label owned by Pittsburgh native Laurie B. Allen, was chosen as the 2011 Clothing Line of the Year after her stunning presentation during LRFW's Posh Expression Fashion Experience, July 16.

"When I received the official word and saw the website, I was beaming from ear to ear because there was an extreme amount of talent from the designers this year.

Thirteen year-old designer shows at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011

Thirteen year-old designer shows at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011

Thirteen year-old fashion designer, Aaliyah Fisher with Grafetti 03 (http://www.grafetti03.com/), showed her collection last week during Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.  Fisher was accepted as the youngest designer ever to show at the Young & Fabulous Fashion Show, July 15, 2011.  Her designs are inspired by her love of colors, vintage and floral pieces.  Her wears are geared towards the junior's crowd as is reflected in her funky and fresh aesthetic.

Fisher already knows how to sew and has been sketching designs since she was in the second grade.  When it comes to her new experiences in the fashion industry she says, "With every show that I've done, I've learned new things.

NBC Miami Star Peter Bailey at Little Rock Fashion Week

NBC Miami Star Peter Bailey at Little Rock Fashion Week

July 11, 2011 (Little Rock, Arkansas) – The fastest growing fashion week in America, Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) heats up with NBC Miami star, Peter Bailey.

Bailey, host of NBC's Miami-based entertainment show NiteCap with Peter Bailey, will take center stage as he co-hosts the featured Posh Expression Fashion Experience on Saturday, July 16.  

"I've seen Brandon foster Little Rock Fashion Week from an idea into a movement to foster growth and opportunity in his native hometown," says Bailey. "I'm a fan of such innovation.

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is here

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is here

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The fastest growing fashion week in America, Little Rock Fashion Week will be held July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock. This annual event will showcase collections of emerging local, regional and national clothing and jewelry designers, as well as the best of our region’s hairstylists, makeup artists and musical performers.

“In 2009, we made history. In 2010, we enhanced fashion. In 2011, we’re reinventing fashion trends,” says Brandon D. Campbell, Little Rock Fashion Week’s founder and executive producer.

Little Rock Fashion 2011 is almost here

Little Rock Fashion 2011 is almost here

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The fastest growing fashion week in America, Little Rock Fashion Week will be held July 11-16 in downtown Little Rock. This annual event will showcase collections of emerging local, regional and national clothing and jewelry designers, as well as the best of our region’s hairstylists, makeup artists and musical performers.

“In 2009, we made history. In 2010, we enhanced fashion. In 2011, we’re reinventing fashion trends,” says Brandon D. Campbell, Little Rock Fashion Week’s founder and executive producer.

Campbell continues: “A person who has experienced the previous Little Rock Fashion Weeks will recognize our transition. My team and I have pushed ourselves to create an atmosphere containing fashion and entertainment that has never been seen before. To be very frank, we are breaking all sorts of fashion show rules that I’m confident people will love and that will be followed after Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

Hillary Clinton's designer named LRFW fashion icon

Hillary Clinton's designer named LRFW fashion icon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --  Little Rock Fashion Week is proud to announce that it has named Martha Dixon as its 2011 LRFW Fashion Icon of the Year.  Martha Dixon was selected for the Fashion Icon of the Year Award because of her remarkable talents as a premier fashion designer, and her selfless contributions to the local community and national fashion industry. Dixon, a 65 year old Clark County resident, gained international recognition for designing elegant gowns for former first lady Hillary Clinton in the late 80s and 90s. Dixon designed the dazzling red satin and beaded gown that Clinton wore at the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Gala.

"Mrs. Dixon is a fashion legend within the community, and her story is one of triumph. She's in a unique category in Arkansas history that should be recognized and celebrated for many, many years.  I look forward to sharing her story with my future kids." Brandon D.

'Bridge the Gap with Fashion' this July 4

'Bridge the Gap with Fashion' this July 4

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- On this Fourth of July, the makers of Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 are organizing a live fashion presentation entitled "Bridge the Gap with Fashion." Models that will be seen in the third annual Little Rock Fashion Week on July 11-16 will be modeling clothes by Savers (one of the many sponsors of LRFW 2011).

The unique fashion experience starts at 8:15 pm on July 4, along the Junction Bridge Pedestrian Bridge Walkway near the downtown Little Rock in the River Market. The festivity is a symbolism of community togetherness. Audience members will receive a live fashion show, tickets to LRFW 2011, plus purchase them. The models' hair is being done by The Salon Professional Academy with make-up by Tonya Zambrano and other make-up artists of LRFW 2011.

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 is July 11-16 at various locations in Little Rock.