Austin Fashion Week 2017 // DAY 3



Hey y'all! I know this is kind of late, but here's a rundown of the show down from Austin Fashion Week Day 3! From Game of Thrones inspired outfits to colorful tropical prints, the night was a SPECTACLE of wondrous designs! MAJOR PROPS to all the designers who participated, making dreams come true!!

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- MELISSA FLEIS-

BOLD, VERSATILE, SEAMLESS, are what describe this collection. Melissa originally started off hand making custom leather jackets for private clients, but has scaled her business to incorporate ready-to-wear pieces. I absolutely love the timeless cut of each of her designs, each still having a special flare of its own. 


Check out her website HERE!

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- NOMZEE DESIGNS-

This was HANDS DOWN my FAVORITE collection from the show. Inspired by her African heritage, Nomzee Designs strives to create versatile styles using fun colorful prints. I love how she encourages you to be confident and uniquely YOU!




Visit her website HERE!

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- ALLIE LUNT-

At just 14 years old, Allie Lunt participated in Project Runway Junior Season 2! Allie's signature style can be found in STATEMENT SLEEVES and FLORAL fabrics, to over the top AVANT GARDE looks. She has received praises from world famous Tim Gunn, who has complimented her on her work and tailoring. Way to go Allie!!


Visit her website HERE!

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- GWENIVX-

I LOVE Dominique Simon's story on how he became a fashion designer. His dream was to become a college football player and became eligible to enter into the NFL, however, he realized his calling wasn't in sports, but in design. His new line, GWENIVX stands for Great Women Evolving Nations - 1 Peter 5:10 (IVX). How POWERFUL is that?!



Shop GWENIVX HERE!

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- BIG BERTHA'S PARADISE-



These pieces just BLEW my mind away! The amount of CREATIVITY that went into this was beyond what anybody can imagine. I almost lost it when I saw that bird cage come down the runway! Big Bertha's Paradise is the spot to go to if you're looking for unique, designer vintage pieces. 

Visit their website HERE!

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- J. EWING DESIGNS-

All I can say is this capsule collection was EPIC! As soon as I heard the theme song to Games of Thrones playing, I knew the pieces were going to be anything BUT basic. The intricate embroidery on each outfit was phenomenal and so detailed. J. Ewing blends luscious leathers, exquisite laces, and crystals to take each of her garments to the next level.



Visit her website HERE!

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- ROSS BENNETT COLLECTION-



This was by far the most ENTERTAINING part of the night. The RB Boys worked that stage and FLAUNTED their one of a kind suits. Ross Bennett is a custom tailor based in Austin, TX that strives to create specialized suiting for men and women. 

Visit his website HERE!

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- SOMETHING BY SONJIA-

I enjoyed how UNIQUELY wearable this collection was! I can easily see how each outfit can translate from the runway to the streets. Among Sonjia William's many accomplishments, her most notable include creating the WINNING look for Heidi Klum's children line, Truly Scrumptious. 



Shop the collection HERE
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