Hello darlings, Welcome back to Cognacs Corner Magazine and our Special Fashion Edition during New York and Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.
United Colors of Fashion Show at the Pierre Hotel - New York Fashion Week Spring 2012
TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op wearing gloves designed by Tenderglovingcare.com at United Colors of Fashion Show at the Pierre Hotel - New York Fashion Week Spring 2012
United Colors of Fashion hosted their Gala Soiree and International
Fashion Spectacle on Friday, September 9th, 2011, at The Pierre New
York-A Taj Hotel to a select group of buyers, editors and members of the press.
The Fashion Gala was to benefit the UCOF Charity Care Program-Soweto Hospice,
South Africa (www.unitedcolorsoffashion.com) and the Bisila Bokoko
African Literacy Project (www.bbalp.org). An estimate of over 400 people attended the lavish cocktail party and Fashion show. The organization recruited over 43 fashion students from FIT to
work with them this season.
Michael and Marina Levitis from the cast of the Lifetime Realty Show "Russian Dolls" pose for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane before the event at the Pierre Hotel
Celebrities that attended included Grammy Award winning recording artist, Omarion; Actress Anna Maria Perez
de Tagle; Almudena Fernandez and Michael and Marina Levitis from the cast of the Lifetime Realty Show "Russian Dolls."
Stylist Patricia Parenti and TV Host Cognac Wellerlane pose for a photo-op at at United Colors of Fashion Show at the Pierre Hotel - New York Fashion Week Spring 2012 - Patricia's Fascinator is by www.headdressny.com, gloves by Tenderglovingcare.com
The much publicised Fashion event was sponsored by Plush Fashion, Rumba Time, Hair and makeup Styling, by world renowned Jerry
Lopez New York, Hair And The City, Jewels Of Ocean,Victor Cucart,
Montana Vasquez and DP Photo.
I had the pleasure of interviewing the last designer David Tiale from South Africa that showcased his fashions.
Over the five years Mr. Tiale launched his brand exceeding fashionista's expectations.
In 2008 Mr.
Tlale was voted the most stylish person at the Annual South African
Style Awards. He was also voted Mzansi’s Star Fashion Designer at the
Mzansi Star Awards and also nominated at the Mercedes Benz Fashion
Awards 2008, along with many other accolades and nominations. He was
also invited to judge the Elle New Talent 2008 competition, a place
where he began his journey in fashion.
In 2008 Mr. Tlale launched his Green
Collection for the voluptuous women of Mzansi; a collection that modeled
by ’South African’ celebrities and journalists, including celebrities
Judith Sephuma, Lebo Mashile, KG Moeketsi and Anele Mdoda.
He is famous for designing a show stopper gown for British
model, Jourdan Dunn, which was showcased at Virgin Mobile Cape Town
Fashion Week and being chosen to be an ambassador for the Change-4-Ever
campaign, which aims to alleviate poverty in Southern Africa.
In 2010, David showcased a 54 piece
collection accompanied by a live, 28 piece orchestra at the African
Fashion International Week (AFI) during the FIFA World Cup in South
This innovative designer also hosted an outstanding show on
the Nelson Mandela Bridge during Joburg Fashion Week 2011. The
collection celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 92 years of life as it consisted
of an unbelievable 92 pieces showcased by celebrities, models, sports
men and women, as well as business people that all together make South
Mr. Tlale Proudly supports United Colors of Fashion, Incorporated and its HIV/AIDS program at the Soweto Hospice in South Africa
For more information please visit http://unitedcolorsoffashion.com
More Celebrities, More Red Carpet Events and More Fashion at Cognacs Corner Magazine for our special Edtion of Fashion Week.
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