I am proud to share with you my fellow readers this Puerto Rico High Fashion Week press release for a casting celebrated this Wednesday April 17th at Única modeling agency to select the members of The New Generation 2013, which opens the door to more diverse and creative designs. Out of the 28 designers that attended, 8 will be chosen by a jury composed of the designer and fashion professor Lisa Thon, fashion editor Arnaldo Rivera Braña, and fashion stylist Lizette Schettini. As Thon stated: "(PRHFW) is the most important fashion platform here in Puerto Rico...it incorporates what is already established talent with new talent and opens the field for designers that are starting their careers".
The designers that attended the casting were:
Since it's foundation in 2005, PRHFW has presented the collections of important designers in the local and international Industry. The event has also been a source of support for young talent, serving as basis for the professional growth of great designers such as Eclíptica, Jaer Cabán, José Karlo, and many others. The Spring-Summer 2014 edition of PRHFW will take place during October 23, 24, 25 of 2013 in the Puerto Rico Museum of Art. I'm already saving the date, are you saving it too? For more information you can access the official website www.prhfw.com, their facebook page, or call the number (787)-723-8866. I want to thank Maleyda Ruciano Torres, Public Relations Intern at PRHF for providing me the press release and pictures. Hopefully we'll see each other at the event. I can't wait!