Now in its 16th season, CFW will return to the Waldorf-Astoria on September 15-17, 2012. Stunning fashions and accessories, world-class entertainment, after parties and more are in store. Here are a few highlights:
Amal Sarieddine To Present Latest Luxurious Collection at CFW
In a highly anticipated fourth appearance at CFW, acclaimed Middle Eastern designer Amal Sarieddine will present her latest collection of distinctive evening wear at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 15th.
Amal Sarieddine earned a degree in fashion and interior design from the Lebanese American University and went on to launch her own collection in Beirut in 2004, a city synonymous with luxury couture style and home to such fashion icons as Elie Saab, Georges Chakra and Georges Hobeika. Her designs were immediately applauded and sought out by the cream of Middle Eastern society including many celebrities and the royal families of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE. more »
Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar Returns to CFW with Dramatic Bridal Designs
Award-winning fashion and costume designer and artist Evgenia Luzhina-Salazar will make her second appearance at CFW at 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16th with the presentation of her latest bridal collection. The fashion show will include accessories by Sharon Neal and Davis Lawrence of Boho Designs (nominated as Best Accessories designers at the 2012 Maryland Fashion Awards), as well as performances by renowned Russian soprano Olga Orlovskaya and award-winning jazz-fusion guitarist Serge Khrichenko. more »
Performer in the Spotlight: Luciano Lamonarca
Tenor Luciano Lamonarca will be one of the fabulous performers appearing at CFW this season. Mr. Lamonarca will perform at 8:00 pm on Saturday September 15th and at 8:00 pm on Monday September 17th before the fashion shows.
A native of Italy’s Apulia region, Luciano Lamonarca has performed in many countries and has appeared under the patronage of the highest national and international institutions such as the UN, the European Union, the Presidency of the Italian Republic and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With his powerful voice and dark and confident inflections, he is often compared with the greatest voices of Italian melodrama such as Enrico Caruso.
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