Fashion Week Columbus Announces Fashion Designer Lineup for 10th Anniversary

Fashion Designers Showcase Their Lines at High Fashion Tea Runway Show and Finale Runway Show
By: Fashion Week Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Sept. 19, 2019 - PRLog -- Fashion Week Columbus selected nine fashion designers to showcase their collections during the week-long affair that celebrates local fashion. These designers will present their collections at one, (or both) of two Fashion Week Columbus events: 10th Annual Finale Runway Show on Saturday, October 19, 6:30pm-10pm at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus, Ohio, and 10th Annual High Fashion Tea Runway Show on October 13th, 1pm - 4pm at theThe Westin Great Southern Columbus. Tickets start at $65 and can be purchased by visiting

A panel of industry experts interviewed over 30 designers, reviewed their upcoming collection, then selected the designers whose collections reflected the best technical skills, saleability, being on trend, and overall cohesiveness.

Finale Runway Show designers include:

• Darsy Amaya & Heidy Amaya-Pena/ White Canvas
• Ferret Campos/ Ferret Campos New York
•  Rian Ismadia & Matthew Chess/ Maris Equi
• Joan Madison/ Joan's Bridal Couture
• Tracy Powell/ ISA Designs
• Gerardo Encinas/ Encinas Designs
• Juan Jose Saenz Ferreyros/Ferreyros Couture

High Fashion Tea Designers include:

• Gerardo Encinas/ Encinas Designs
• Juan Jose Saenz Ferreyros/Ferreyros Couture
• Jasmine Burton/ Alexandria Jay
•  Ethan Weisman/ Pantheon Limited

Columbus is ranked third in terms of the number of resident fashion designers, only trailing New York and Los Angeles.

"We have no shortage of qualified fashion designers in Columbus. People in New York and Los Angeles inquire about us frequently," said Thomas McClure, Founder of Fashion Week Columbus. "The word is out there about the talent in Columbus."

"For several years I've worked closely with the designers showcasing at Fashion Week Columbus, and every year I get excited for not only the show but how this propels their career," said Nia Noelle is the Co-Chair for Fashion Week Columbus and Style Director. "The impact that this show has on their lives goes beyond a beautiful dress."

Fashion Week Columbus runs Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 through Saturday, October 19, 2019, with a pre-Fashion Week event on October 10th, Influencer & Blogger Cocktail Reception. The headline designer for Finale Runway Show will be announced at the Fashion Week Launch Party on Sept 24th at the Columbus Museum of Art.

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Fashion Week Columbus is the flagship program under the Columbus Fashion Council. Since its debut in 2010, Fashion Week Columbus provided a platform for 100+ fashion designers, 1000+ models, has awarded $25k+ in scholarships to fashion design students, and produced 100+ fashion shows. The 2019 Title Sponsor is Easton Town Center.

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