The K.Borgella collection first made its Spring/Summer 2011 debut in 2010, receiving raving reviews from fashion industry insiders as a "designer who knows bold colors, sophistication, and a perfect fit". Kareen Borgella was the technical designer for brands such as Ecko Red, J.Crew, and Armani Exchange for years before deciding to launch her own collection. The K.Borgella collection has been featured in over twenty publications and is often requested by numerous celebrity stylists. The Spring/Summer 2012 collection was presented at New York Fashion Week's Nolcha, with a ready-to-wear collection that once again impressed media-fashion spectators.
Back and more innovative than ever, Kareen is ready to captivate the fashion industry with her Lady In Versailles inspired 2013 capsule collection, highlighting a range of red carpet ready dresses, to her signature feminine pieces coated with charm. Shoes to compliment the K.Borgella collection are provided by Princess London, a custom footwear company derived from the edgy streets of New York and London. ""I am truly excited about my upcoming new capsule collection which embodies channeled the life of a European modern women looking for elegance but edge in her clothing. I wanted to show more texture and fluidity in the fabrics with layers of drama, while keeping them very feminine. My colors as always, are vibrant and bold, capturing the colors from a sun setting down over the CÃ´te d'Azur. That's what I want the audience, clients and the fashion industry to take from this collection. The silhouettes are simple but the detail is what pulls the pieces together. I want everyone to say, yes she took it there,” Kareen Borgella.
Juga Lounge at Kristalbelli compliments the K.Borgella collections’
The K. Borgella brand is a contemporary line for women. The K.Borgella collection represents women who look to make a statement, who love color, great fabrics, and texture, but ultimately women who just want to look and feel good in what they are wearing. The K. Borgella collection consists of edgy but contemporary pieces that will turn heads. Styles comprise of everything, from evening and cocktail dresses, to flowy tops and relaxed pants. The entire line is made in the USA with headquarters in Hempstead, NY. Experience the Kareen Borgella Collection for yourself, exclusively available online at www.KBorgella.com and at local Long Island and NYC boutiques.
Baiyu is not your typical Asian-American Princeton bookworm. She was mentored by Grammy winning Hip-Hop veteran Nelly, and was recently seen on CW Network’s hit show “The Next”. As a singer/songwriter, Baiyu’s music videos are on rotation on MTV Networks and her story has been told on SoulTrain, The Source, and Vibe Magazine; as a fresh face on television Baiyu speaks for her generation as a VJ for mtvU and host on MYX TV; as a young fashionista, Baiyu has graced the pages of PYNK magazine and taken the world on a tour of Fashion Week through the lens of Papercut Magazine. In 2011, this musical talent and philanthropist released her second EP, Fan Fair, which took her all around the world, and allowed her to contribute the proceeds of her release to the Japanese Tsunami relief efforts. In 2012, Baiyu took on a new chapter in her story as she made her acting debut in the independent film scene and continues to share her music with an ever growing and devoted international fan base.
About Juga at Kristalbelli
Juga is a sexy, upscale lounge at KRISTALBELLI restaurant in New York, offering an intimate and chic retreat for the most distinguished nightlife crowds. Juga, meaning ‘drinking house’ in Korean, occupies the second floor of KRISTALBELLI and boasts its own menu of small bites and hand-crafted cocktails, as well as a private, lavish karaoke room. The energy and glamour of Juga at KRISTALBELLI is the perfect venue for private events, post-work drinks, or a night on the town with friends. The space, along with the adjoining karaoke room, has already become a go-to spot for A-list celebrities and socialites to let loose. Juga at KRISTABELLI is owner J.Y. Park's first venture into New York’s nightlife scene, the first, we hope, of many more to come. For more information please visit www.kristalbelli.com.