Austin Fashion Week Designer Recap

12 May

Some say that every end is a new beginning.  Looking back on this year’s Austin Fashion Week, made me realize how incredible the designs were!  I think it is safe to say that for many of this year’s Austin Fashion Week designers, the end of fashion week marks the beginning of a burgeoning career.

Let me give you a quick tour of the amazing designers this year, with some of my favorite pieces.

Runways Night One Favorites:

  • Agunk – Fuchsia Maxi Skirt & Black Sheer With Pink Back Upper
  • LaLa – Blue Maxi Skirt
  • Crowned Bird – Pink Skirt with Crop Blouse & Polka Dot Tan Skirt Suit
  • Mysterious by NPN – ALL of his gorgeous, dramatic dresses & gowns.  Keep your eye on this designer!  Two of of my favs: Black and Gold Cocktail Dress & White Rhinestone Evening Gown
  • Curlee Bikini – Tribal Cover Up
  • Southward Apparel – “Broke a Cowboy’s Heart” Top

0Photography by Steve Wampler

Runways Night Two Favorites:

  • Stef – Black and White Print High Waist Shorts with Leather Upper
  • M.E. Shirley – Red Floral Maxi Skirt
  • Romey Roe – Red Silk Maxi Skirt with Red Lace Top
  • Gian – Black Cross Front Cut Out Gown
  • Adrienne Yunger – White Lace Party Dress
  • Rag Dahl – Red Velvet Jacket
  • Kucoon – Black and White Stripped Maxi Dress & Nude Lace Maxi Dress
  • Ross Bennett – White Floral Pants, Multicolor Stripe Top, & Tan Jacket

Photography by Sparky Anderson / Fashionably Austin

Designer All Star Favorites:

  • Melissa Fleis – Metallic Lambskin Pants
  • Michelle Lesniak – Red Tonal Jacket
  • Daniel Esquivel – Loved EVERYTHING!  His use of bright colors, especially pinks and oranges, is super fun.  My favorites: Yellow Suit, Orange Jumpsuit & Orange Mirror Print Dress
  • Michael Knight – It’s hard to pick my favorites because I loved the entire collection!!  Two of my favorites: White Fitted Maxi Dress & Denim Jumpsuit
  • Korto Momolu – Red Jumpsuit with White Top and Leather Belt & Linen Tie Dye Top

Photography by Steve Wampler

Awards Night Favorites

  • Mash Up Teams – Distill’d Rose Nude and Red Gowns, Aeturna Green Leather Dress, & Saint Cathena Black and White Gown
  • Raven + Lily – Black Leggings with White Print & Grey and Yellow Maxi Dress
  • Isabella Rose Taylor – Brown & White Print Dress with Brown Vinyl Skirt
  • Rare Trends – Black Fur Vest with Orange Button Up and Black Paneled Leggings, Periwinkle Silk Dress, & Black Deep V Cut out Gown

Photography by Steve Wampler

For the full gallery of Austin Fashion Week photos click below:

Runways Night One

Runways Night Two

Designer All Stars

Awards Runway

Awards Red Carpet

One Response to “Austin Fashion Week Designer Recap”

  1. Jessica Faith Marshall May 12, 2014 at 5:57 pm #

    I love the formatting of this post, Michelle! Fabulous


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