Jersey City Fashion Week announces the designer that will be featured September 24-28.  

Jersey City, September 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces the designer line up for the week:

9/24 Wednesday (Opening Night)

Rue 114 – Serwah Asante

LeVirage Fashion – Nadu Lawson

9/25 Thursday (VIP Night)

Vampire Life – Jim Jones

DLM – Darrell Reid (Former NFL Player and Give to Live Board Member)

Planet Zero Motor Sport – Kenya Smith

House of Sadia - Sadia Hussain

Helen Castillo (preview)

9/26 Friday (Children’s Show)

P.S. Aeropostle

Pinky Sez

Victoria Gibbs

Tyrone Chablis

Kendra Law Bella Bebe

Keystone Club Designers

9/27 Saturday (Emerging Designers Show)

Marco Hall

Helen Castillo

Nathan Paul- Nathanial Paul

Juul Couture- Juul Jones

Primitiv – Megan Teeters

Wear the Paint – Victoria Wong

Fashionsixty4 – Samantha Samuels

K Beautiful – Kesha Woodfork Berger

Chablis Designs – Tyrone Chablis

Larae Wilson - Larae Mychel

King T Designs – Latonia King

Duane Fish

Sesa - Latoiya Mitchel

9/28 Sunday (Fashion Brunch)

Class by Charles and Sire by SirJea

 

JCFW creates a week of shows and events to showcase local and up and coming talent.

Additional information about the shows, can be found by going to: www.jerseycityfashionweek.com

 

 

 

Jersey City Fashion Week announces Macy*s as a proud supporter of Jersey City Fashion Week.

 

 

Jersey City, September 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces mega department store Macy*s as an official supporter for Jersey City Fashion Week.

 

For many years Macy*s has made a commitment to giving back to the community, now they are giving back to Jersey City. Their contributions will help JCFW give back to men, women, and children in our community.

Additional information can be found by going to: www.jerseycityfashionweek.com

 

Jersey City Fashion Week announces former Superbowl Champion Darrell Reid as a VIP designer for the “A Walk-thru in the Park” show on Thursday September 25, 2014.

Jersey City, September 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces that Darrell Reid will be showcasing his DRLM clothing line at Jersey City Fashion Week on September 25, 2014 at Maritime Park.

Darrell Reid is a former NFL player and Superbowl Champion who is also a part of the Give to Live Charity Board. After the former linebacker met L.A. designer Larae Mychél at Jersey City Fashion Week in January 2014, the two teamed up to design a men’s clothing line inspired by Reid.

Additional information about the VIP designers show, “ A Walk-thru in the Park” as well as the full line up for the week can be found by going to: www.jerseycityfashionweek.com

 

 

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Jersey City Fashion Week announces Nathan Paul of Project Runway fame as an emerging and VIP designerfor the “Catwalk in the Park” show on Saturday September 27, 2014.

 

 

Jersey City, August 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces that Project Runway season 10 contestant Nathan Paul will be showcasing his designs at this up and coming Jersey City Fashion Week at the Upscale Fashion Event with emerging designers.

 

Nathan Paul McDonald is an Ohio native influenced by music and the fluid movement of the human body. Nathan believes his design aesthetic comes from his knowledge of materials and the properties specific to their nature. He is a graduate of the Fashion Institute Technology and was awarded the FIT Critic’s Award for Eveningwear.

 

Additional information about emerging designers show, “Catwalk in the Park” as well as the full line up for the week can be found by going to: http://www.jerseycityfashionweek.com

 

 

Contacts: Jersey City Fashion Week

 

George Walker RaStarr + PR Publicity & Media Relations Coordinator

 

April Jones |Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

 

Joi-Louise  |Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

 

 

Jersey City Fashion Week is produced by DLJ Give to Live Community Foundation a project of United Charitable Programs a registered 501 c 3 charity.  Give to Lives mission to to support charitable causes through fashion, sports and entertainment.  The fashion week is in its fourth showcase and third year. This year Jersey City Fashion Week will be donating to charities that are assist the sick and disabled or are in the area of health and wellness including the Mo Hair Foundation and the Concordia Learning Center at the St. Joseph’s School for the Blind.

DLJ GIVE TO LIVE PARTNERS WITH TD BANK TO SUPPORT COMMUNITYINITIATIVES

September 3, 2014– Jersey City, New York –  DLJ GIVE TO LIVE producers of Jersey City Fashion Week recently partnered with TD Bank through its Affinity Program to support its many community services programs throughout the New York Tristate Area.

TD Bank’s Affinity Program helps nonprofit organizations raise money by receiving an annual cash contribution from TD Bank, based upon accounts opened and held by the organization’s participating members.

DLJ Give to Live’s mission is to raise funds and awareness as well as to support charitable causes, events and needs of people in some of the following areas: sports, athletics, education, religion,  poverty, homelessness, socio-economically depressed areas, law enforcement, the arts, sick and disabled people, children,young adults, students, women and the elderly through fashion, sports and entertainment events.

The funds raised through the TD Bank Affinity Program will be used to further these community development and educational initiatives on an ongoing basis.

For more information on the bank’s Affinity Program or to find a store near you, call 888-751-9000.

 

About TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 15 largest commercial banks in the United States with $134 billion in assets, and provides customers with a full range of financial products and services at more than 1,000 convenient locations from Maine to Florida. TD Bank, N.A., is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J., and Portland, Maine. TD Bank is a trade name of TD Bank, N.A. For more information, visit www.tdbank.com.

 

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Financial Group of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America and one of just three triple-AAA-rated banks on the New York Stock Exchange.

 

 

 

Contacts: Jersey City Fashion Week

 

George Walker RaStarr + PR Publicity & Media Relations Coordinator

 

April Jones |Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

 

Joi-Louise  |Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

Keisha Williams|Assistant Media Relations Coordinator

 

Jersey City Fashion Week is produced by DLJ Give to Live Community Foundation a project of United Charitable Programs a registered 501 c 3 charity.  Give to Lives mission to to support charitable causes through fashion, sports and entertainment.  The fashion week is in its fourth showcase and third year. This year Jersey City Fashion Week will be donating to charities that are assist the sick and disabled or are in the area of health and wellness including the Mo Hair Foundation and the Concordia Learning Center at the St. Joseph’s School for the Blind.

JCFW is sponsored by Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive & the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Skoloff and Wolfe Attorneys at Law, Investors Bank, Care Point Health, Media Sponsor Hudson County Reporter and Jersey City Magazine, Fashion United, Fashion in the Fast Lane Magazine, Fashion Avenue News, VB3 3 restaurant and bar, Events Cherished, Uniiverse, YELP. JCFW Supporters include Hair Design School, PNC Bank, Jersey City Medical Center- Liberty Health Care Systems, City of Jersey City, City of Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs, City of Jersey City Division of Recreation, City of Jersey City- City Council

 

 

 

FASHION IN THE FAST LANE TV SERIES SPONSORS JERSEY CITY FASHION WEEK

JERSEY CITY, NJ–The movers and shakers of the fashion industry will cross the Hudson River next month, as the Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) extravaganza kicks off, beginning September 24th through 28th, and a groundbreaking new Funhouse Network television series, Fashion In The Fast Lane, will be at its forefront, among many other top-level sponsors.  The five-day exhibition of the latest collections from today’s emerging and well-established designers, founded and operated by Desha L. Jackson and her Give to Live Community Foundation, supports charitable causes while “highlighting the great city of Jersey City”.  In keeping with the JCFW motto, “Style With Significance: Fashion For The Greater Good, On The Right Side Of The Hudson”, the runway shows and exhibits are the hallmarks of the only Fashion Week in the US, whose main focus is on charitable giving.

As a proud Media Sponsor, Fashion In The Fast Lane, (FITFL) its weekly radio program, Fashion Accelerated, and related FITFL Magazine (created by EIC Yvonne Forbes), join with the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive and the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Skoloff and Wolfe Attorneys at Law, Investors Bank, Hudson County Reporter and Jersey City Magazine, Fashion United, Fashion Avenue News, VB3 3 restaurant and bar, Events Cherished, Uniiverse, and YELP. JCFW Supporters include PNC Bank, Jersey City Medical Center- Liberty Health Care Systems, City of Jersey City, City of Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs, City of Jersey City Division of Recreation, City of Jersey City- City Council in partnering with this annual landmark event.  From beginning to end, JCFW has something for everyone, and Fashion In The Fast Lane extends beyond its role as a supporting corporate sponsor, as its star, author and celebrity stylist Delvon Johnson, hosts a very special JCFW VIP evening on September 25.  Mr. Johnson also co-hosts the Fashion Accelerated radio show with Yvonne Forbes, the series’ Executive Producer, and serves as Managing Editor of FITFL Magazine.

Entitled A Walk-Thru In The Park, this exclusive engagement, featuring stunning male model Louis Allen III, and reality TV star/rapper Jim Jones’ Vampire Live clothing line, will also set Maritime Park alight with JCFW’sPeople Of Influence awards Ceremony.  It’s all part of Fashion In The Fast Lane‘s commitment to community service in the fashion arena, set against the twinkling lights of New York City and Lady Liberty across the harbor.  The cast of FITFL will also be on hand as celebrity guests of JCFW, along with other luminaries from the fashion and entertainment industries, including Project Runway‘s Helen Castillo.  Ms. Castillo, a gifted couture designer, was named a “Vogue (Magazine) Young Talent” in 2013, and will be recognized at JCFW as a “Person Of Influence”.  All this just underscores the reality that west of the Hudson, fashion takes on a whole different meaning, and JCFW is its defining event.

On September 28, FITFL cast member Marco Hall, designer extraordinaire, will join Project Runway star Nathan Paul and Helen Castillo at the Liberty Science Center for Catwalk In The Park, broadcast live over Sirius XM Radio.  It’s another stylish day in the Fast Lane at JCFW, as the stars come out to support a worthy cause.  So get over to the “other side of the river”, and see the clothier’s art from a completely new perspective.  For schedules, venues, and tickets to JCFW, visit www.jerseycityfashionweek.com.  You can discover the exciting new Fashion In The Fast Lane TV series, radio show, magazine, and more, by going to www.fashiointhefastlane.com.  For all FITFL media inquiries or interview requests, please contact Yvonne Forbes atlabelleladivapr@gmail.com.

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On Aug 22, 2014, at 5:26 PM, Jcfw Press <jcfwpress@dljsec.com> wrote:

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Jersey City Fashion Week announces Helen Castillo of Project Runway fame as emerging and VIP designer for the “Catwalk in the Park” show on Saturday September 27, 2014.

Jersey City, August 2014: Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW) announces Project Runway season 12 contestant Helen Castillo will be showcasing designs at this up and coming Jersey City Fashion Week at the Upscale Fashion Event with emerging designers.

 

Helen Castillo, a Hudson County native, was a contestant on Lifetime’s Project Runway

Season 12. Castillo is known for her one of a kind couture designs which were shown during Project Runway Fall 2013 New York Fashion Week show. Her design aesthetic is partial but not limited to eveningwear, ready-to-wear, and bridal. In 2013 she was the “Vogue Young Talents’” design winner and has worked for industry legends like Vivienne Westwood and Vera Wang. This year she will be honored during the JCFW VIP Fashion Show as JCFW 2014 Person of Influence.

JCFW creates a week of shows and events to showcase local and up and coming talent.

Additional information about emerging designers show, “Catwalk in the Park” as well as the full line up for the week can be found by going to: http://www.jerseycityfashionweek.com