The Buzz around the Hamptons was that EPN Fashion Week was hosting their inaugural Hamptons Fashion Extravaganza at the SPUR East on Friday July 5.
As selected guests entered the venue, they were greeted for an interview on the red carpet. The pre-show delight was a reception where VIP ticket holders sipped and mingled in the trendy lounge.
With much anticipation, the guests were escorted to the stageroom. They were welcomed by Maggie Delany, host/producer and founder of EPN Fashion Week and EPN Magazine, accompanied by Luisa Diaz Brown, former Ms Venezuela International, currently Mrs. New York International 2019.
Lights; Camera; Show time! We were not disappointed! The show was captivating. The designers were featured elegantly by the stunning models, who adapted their runway styles to match each designer’s collection.
Designer Michele Walden McPhee of Michi Knitwear featured her amazing “Knits to Fit” Collection. Her goal of changing the perception of knitwear, by bringing a new contemporary spin to a classic category was impressive.
Then there was designer Aylin Coleri who featured her “Hamptons” Luxury Resort Collection. The models effortlessly sashayed each piece on the runway. The collection inherited values from centuries of experience and weaving tradition from Turkey: Top quality, natural, sustainable, biodegradable, environmentally friendly of elegant timeless design to keep each customer healthy and happy.
The show transitioned with a live dance performance, followed by a steamy segment when designer Akira of “Exquisite by Nature” featured her “Naughty” Lingerie Collection. It was edgy, sexy and naughty with a touch of class.
World renowned Australian Designer Daniel Alexander wowed the audience with his Live fashion couture performance, designing a gown on stage in less than 15 minutes. The gown was auctioned off to support the fashion foundation. Attorney, Louis Fiabane won the auction. He plans on having Daniel Alexander customize a wedding gown for his soon to be wife Zara.
A touch of Hampton’s flare was presented by Jessica Robinson, CEO of “Miss Robinson Fashion House” featuring her beautiful “Ready to Wear” Collection from her Fashion House.
The grand finale was by Daniel Alexander, featuring his “Wolf of Wall Street” Collection. He left the audience begging for more of his amazing collection.
British Pop Star Aaron Paul, serenaded the audience during the after party with an outstanding performance.
Adam Z. Lein