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Models Mother and Daughter Duo Anna and Pat Cleveland pose for a Photo-op with Designer Helen Yarmak at Her Spring 2014 Collection
Models Mother and Daughter Duo Anna and Pat Cleveland pose for a Photo-op at Helen Yarmak Spring 2014 Collection
Helen Yarmak Furs
Costume Designer and Stylist Patricia Field, Actress Vanessa Williams and Designer Helen Yarmak pose for A Photo-op at Helen Yarmak's Spring 2014 Collection
Actress Vanessa Williams Shops for Jewels at Helen Yarmak's Spring 2014 Collection in her Penthouse Showroom in The Crown Building
Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin and Nicole Noonan pose for Photo-op at Helen Yarmak at Her Spring 2014 Collection
Costume Designer and Stylist Patricia Field poses for a Photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the Helen Yarmak Spring 2014 Collection in Helen Yarmak's Penthouse Showroom in the Crown Building
Stylist Patricia Parenti poses for a Photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the Helen Yarmak Spring 2014 Collection in Helen Yarmak's Penthouse Showroom in the Crown Building - Ms. Wellerlane is wearing a Helen Yarmak Fur
Helen Yarmak’s new Spring/Summer 2014 collection, “The Fur Sensation,” was presented on September 9th, 2013 at her exclusive terrace penthouse showroom in the iconic Crown Building during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. The show was styled by friend and collaborator Academy Award Nominated Emmy winner Patricia Field.
For those who are not aware, Ms. Field was the Costumer Designer and Stylist for the hit TV show "Sex and the City," "Ugly Betty" and the film "The Devil Wears Prada." Legendary Supermodel Pat Cleveland and her daughter Anna Cleveland Von Ravenstein, modeled the designs, walking through mannequin presentations styled and art directed by Patricia Field. Guests experienced the presentation in the legendary penthouse showroom that once was Hugh Hefner's Playboy rec room, enjoying Marquis Vodka cocktails.
A-listers in attendance were Actress Vanessa Williams, Becka Diamond (It girl/DJ), Alex Merrell (DJ) and Devyn Winner of Naomi Campbell's "The Face" among others.
For the collection Yarmak drew inspiration from sensational patterns, color and brings this to life through her unique designs. Infused throughout are checkerboard, stripes and color blocking with colors ranging from black/white, petroleum, burgundy, purple, tobacco and natural Barguzine sable. Russian sable has been a sensation throughout history. Barguzine sable won the Grand Prix at the very first post - WWI Brussels World’s Fair Expo- ‘58 as “the most valuable, beautiful and elegant fur on the planet.” Other furs used are mink, fox, lamb, and ermine.
New shapes and styles were introduced with convertible coats to vests with detachable sleeves, coats to jackets with detachable borders, and hooded ponchos. Yarmak’s trade mark two-sided fur transformers – furs that reverse to exclusive printed patterns on the natural leather side of the fur. The fur transformers combine the traditional Tzars’ luxury of sable with advanced modern technologies and unique designs.
The exquisite Helen Yarmak style was also showcased in her 2014 jewelry collection. Highlights included Paraiba, a rare stone from Brazil, in addition to, one of a kind diamonds, emeralds, rubies, tanzanite and sapphires. This season she also introduced a new hat collection ranging from top hats to baseball hats.
Helen Yarmak’s designs have been seen on Beyoncé, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Kate Moss, Madonna, Jennifer Lopez, Chloe Sevigny, Eva Longoria, and many more celebrities.
For more information please visit www.helenyarmak.com
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