Omaha Fashion Week celebrated another night of style with the first Ready-to-Wear Showcase of OFW August 2015 last night. Designers who presented their elegant and fun style include Juantiesha Christian, Sydney Moore, Alejandra Buenrostro, Michelle Dunn, Tamara Newson, and Triple Thread.

The six designers went head to head to compete for the Wednesday night top designer prize of $500. We are thrilled to announce that Triple Thread now owns that title! Congratulations to Ashley Redinbaugh, Margi Hanlon, and Kylie Bollwitt for an amazing job last night!

All designers unveiled some amazing work for this showcase. If you missed out on the eventful night, here’s a quick recap:

Juantiesha Christian for Sushe by J. Tracey

Designer: Juantiesha Christian Model: Develop Model Management Styling: Victor Victoria Photographer: Heather and Jameson  

Designer: Juantiesha Christian

Model: Develop Model Management

Styling: Victor Victoria

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

 

Juantiesha came to OFW with a collection inspired by women on-the-go that aim to stand out. Many statement pieces were displayed that suit many different personalities.

Sydney Moore for SKM

Designer: Sydney Moore Model: Develop Model Management Styling: Belleza Salon Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Designer: Sydney Moore

Model: Develop Model Management

Styling: Belleza Salon

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

13 year old Sydney Moore drew inspiration for her collection from her friends. “My inspiration for this line are my friends and their personalities and how they truly are.”

Alejandra Buenrostro

Designer: Alejandra Buenrostro Model: Develop Model Management Styling: Belleza Salon Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Designer: Alejandra Buenrostro

Model: Develop Model Management

Styling: Belleza Salon

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Alejandra presented a vibrant ready-to-wear collection. This collection featured tropical aspects, bringing a beach getaway vibe to the runway.

Michelle Dunn for MD Fashions- Aspen

Designer: Michelle Dunn Model: Develop Model Management Styling: Turning Heads Salon Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Designer: Michelle Dunn

Model: Develop Model Management

Styling: Turning Heads Salon

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Michelle’s collection titled, Urban Puzzle, demonstrated the disorder and chaos in big cities. Michelle presented many fashion forward jackets and outerwear.

Tamara Newson for Iconic by Tamu

Designer: Tamara Newson Model: Develop Model Management Styling: More Hair & Kimberly Salon Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Designer: Tamara Newson

Model: Develop Model Management

Styling: More Hair & Kimberly Salon

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Tamara showed a fun ready-to-wear collection this season. Her looks were inspired by polka dots and silk.

Triple Thread- Winner

Designer: Triple Thread

Models: Develop Model Management

Styling: Ashley J Studios

Photographer: Heather and Jameson

Triple Thread debuted their first collection at OFW August 2015. As mentioned, they took home Wednesday nights grand prize. The collection titled Kaleidoscope Winds featured sharp edges and beautiful colors-those of which you see when looking through a kaleidoscope. The free flowing style featured custom designed, hand-dyed fabrics. Congratulations again to Triple Thread!

Tonight is our second Ready-to-Wear Showcase. Don’t miss your chance to see some amazing work on the runway! Tickets are available HERE. Doors open at 6 pm, show starts at 8 pm. See you there!

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