Passport To Fashion Announces Date for Runway Show That Celebrates Diversity
Runway Show During Fashion Week Columbus Showcases Local Designers Who Design for a Variety of Races, Ethnicities, Body Types, Gender Identities and Lifestyles
By: Passport To Fashion and The Spice Age
"Diversity in fashion is not just a trend, it is a movement gaining traction around the world on runways and among retail brands. I'm passionate about creating a platform where we can all celebrate our diverse backgrounds,"
Passport to Fashion showcases diversity in fashion in all its forms. The event is a platform for designers and consumers of all races, ethnicities, body types, gender identities, and lifestyles. It's a celebration of all walks of life, an expression of love for culture, togetherness, and the self, in every form it takes.
"My inspiration comes from the mosaic of colors, styles, and beauty standards from cultures around the world, because they all send the same message: fashion is for everyone," said Bhatiya who is from Mumbai, India. "I believe that this stand of solidarity through art is now more necessary than ever."
Columbus is ranked third in terms of the number of resident fashion designers, only trailing New York and Los Angeles. Designers showing their collections at Passport To Fashion include:
1. Diane Bean and Michele Bergaemesca, This One Dress
2. Jennifer Felts,Tokyo Twiggy
3. Gurjot Jethwa, Square Pinwheel
4. Salai Kamara, The African Accent
5. Gachomo Mapis Shekong, Ankara Fashion Place by G &T Brand
6. Edward Taylor, Evangalique Designs
7. Kalpana Godara and Amrita Chehil, By Design Couture
Passport to Fashion is presented by The Spice Age in partnership with Fashion Week Columbus and sponsored by On Point Manufacturing, Fidah, Dahlia Occasions, Mr. Hummus Grill, ColoreMePefect, Copper & Ash, Awsom Studios, and Fashion Mingle.
For more information including how to purchase tickets, please visit https://www.p2fcolumbus.com.