Personnel

Michael Alan Stein – Two Decades in Fashion

Michael Alan Stein is a costume designer and the chief fashion designer of the eponymous Michael Alan Stein Collection; a prestige, ready-to-wear women’s apparel line launched in spring 2012.

A career spanning more than two decades, Stein’s costume designs have graced many premiere stages across the United States including: the Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, MN; Steppenwolf and Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC and the Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT.

On stage, screen and personal appearance, his designs have been worn by such celebrated artists as: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Jane Seymour, Erykah Badu, Jennifer Holiday and Elizabeth Berkley. Read more…

 

Edmound Newton – Tailor Made

As a former model, Edmond Newton received exposure to the fashion world sparking an energy of creativity that would lead him to starting his own fashion line, Noirsoul Menswear. Noirsoul Menswear is a high profile fashion brand for men with lots of inspiration from the music era of the 70s and 80s.

Noirsoul generated a buzz in the fashion industry leading Newton to appear on season one as one the fourteen designers on NBC’s fashion reality show, Fashion Star. Fashion Star gave Newton the opportunity to work with three of the top retail stores: Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and H&M. Read more…

 

Wendy Pittman – Let Girls Be Girls

As a child of the 70s, Wendy Pittman grew up in a time when girls could wear the same Dungarees as boys and get away with it. Girls were able to roll up their sleeves and tackle the elements of outdoors without the worry about being dainty as a porcelain doll or looking like a miniature pin up model.

Girls were able to roll up their sleeves and tackle the elements of outdoors without the worry about being dainty as a porcelain doll or looking like a miniature pin up model. Clothing options included more primary colors, less pink and hardly any frills. Read more…

Malena Ruth – Celebrating the modern urban woman through feminine lines

In fall 2008, Malena Ruth launched her effortlessly sophisticated clothing lines, known as MALENA RUTH. Glamorous, chic, opulent comfort, refined and alluring are adjectives that can be used to describe both the women and her collection. Ruth creates collections that help women embrace their personal beauty and feel undeniably, and even unapologetically feminine. Read more…

 

Theo Hackney -Creative Director Designer Sportswear

The road to Theo Hackney’s premiere collection launch for fall and winter 2010 entitled, “The New Frontieri” started more than eight years ago. Its’ evolution began to emerge and develop as a start-up. From 1988 through 1997 Hackney held a number of retail administrative management positions, starting with a four-year career at Saks Fifth Avenue where upon completion of the management training program he became actively involved in most areas of strategic planning and allocation of designer merchandise. Read more…

 

 

 

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