On Tuesday, Bronx Fashion Week held a press conference at The Historic Andrew Freeman Mansion (1125Grand Concourse, Bronx NY). Designers including Jenny V, Alexander Garcia, Jo Lance, and Ayana were on hand, and will be featured during the event in early September.
“It’s amazing to see something in such a high form showcased. It’s difficult to touch on all the designers lined up for thisstar studded historical event. You just have to be here in order to witness it!” said Flora Montes, Executive Director of Bronx Fashion Week.
Sponsors include the Bronx Chamber of Commerce,Andrew Freeman Mansion, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, Eva JaySweets, Fashion Avenue News, Fordham Bid, Jerome-Gun Hill Merchants Business Improvement District, The Bronx LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce, New York Botanical Gardens, Port-Morris Distillery, Project Planes, Stylaga, and The Bronx Museum of the Arts .
“The Bronx Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Fashion Week, which will help generate revenue for our borough. The series of events during Fashion Week will not only help showcase local talent but will also help bolster salesfor our Bronx businesses,” said Michelle Dolgow Cristofaro, chief of staff at the Chamber.