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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2014 New York



Photo taken by Patricia Pardo of the "fashion wall" at Lincoln Center

On the 11th of February, 2014, a group of students from my class, Introduction to the Fashion Industry taught at the English Language Institute, were invited by our Instructor, Gabriella Pannunzio, to attend Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week to see the FALL 2014 collections created by top fashion design students from the Art Institute of New York City in the Theater at Lincoln Center.

During the show, we witnessed different styles, passions and inspirations reflecting the creativity of these young designers. Minimalism, Futurism and Romanticism were among the themes shown on the runway.  Among the plush and interesting fabrics used by the student designers were: leather, fur and metallic looks, tweeds, and satins embellished with Swarovski crystals.

Photo taken by Patricia Pardo

The music, lights and people with wonderful outfits were additional highlights of the night that created a special atmosphere. This unique experience allowed us to live an unforgettable moment while giving us the opportunity to apply the knowledge we gained in our course.

We enjoyed the show.  No doubt it was a unique opportunity for all those who love fashion. 

Written by Patricia Pardo, student at Manhattanville College, English Language Institute and fashion editor of in Spain.

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From left to right: Kiara Zambrano, Anne Rausch, Felicia Barthel, Patricia Pardo, Giorgia Dedonno, Nina Engelbergs, Corrie Schaefers, Peggy Pohl, Patrycja Kochanek, Karen Looijen, Gabriella Pannunzio

Photo taken by Gabriella Pannunzio