We are counting down the days until we hit the runway this March for another amazing season of Omaha Fashion Week! If you are planning on joining us on March 19th, get ready to view Christopher Di Giorgio’s latest collection.

Di Giorgio is from Omaha and debuting a collection featuring luxury outerwear and winter wear. He has previously participated in Omaha Fashion Week twice. In August 2015, he was chosen as one of the finalist for our finale showcase. “I would say my biggest accomplishment would be showing my SS16 collection in the 2015 Fashion Cup and competing against Dan Richters. Albeit I didn’t win, it was a great experience,” the up and coming designer tells us.

Di Giorgio first started designing after purchasing a sewing machine second hand from a thrift store. After that purchase, he “hasn’t looked back since, it almost came naturally.”

Di Giorgio credits much of his inspiration to his mother. “I would say my mother would be be my biggest inspiration for design. She is no longer around and actually never had the chance to see any of my work. I aspire to be the best for her,” he explains. He goes on to say, “Success is a major inspiration as well. I really don’t want to be rich or famous. I want to live a sustainable life where my creative designs are utilized and incorporated in people’s every day lives.”

Di Giorgio plans to continue designing and would eventually like to show at NYFW or PFW. Make sure to check out his website, www.christopherdigiorgio.com, to learn more about the designer and his work. Get your tickets HERE to see his collection in action on March 19th. See you there!