×
454
Fashion Jobs
AVRO INDIA LIMITED
Area Sales Manager- Ludhiana, Amritsar/ mP-Indore, Bhopal
Permanent · Ludhiana
SOSYO HAJOORI BEVERAGES PRIVATE LIMITED
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Mumbai
VIKRAM TEA PROCESSOR PVT LTD
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Ahmedabad
HERITAGE FOODS INDIA
Area Sales Manager(Hyderabad & Vijayawada) @ Hfl
Permanent · Hyderabad
NASH INDUSTRIES (I) PVT. LTD.
Production Manager Position With Nash Industries-Pune
Permanent · Pune
ACCELERATE SOCIAL WELFARE FOUNDATION
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Noida
VR INDUSTRIES PVT. LTD
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Chennai
G.R. BATHLA & SONS
Marketing Executive/Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Ludhiana
PEOPLE ALLIANCE WORKFORCE PRIVATE LIMITED
Cutting Manager/Production Head - Garments Industry
Permanent · Bhiwandi
KALPA ELECTRIKAL PVT. LTD
Hiring For Production in Charge/ Manager (8-15 Yrs Exp)
Permanent · Bengaluru
TARGET PUBLICATIONS
Regional Sales Manager
Permanent · Mumbai
THE BANYAN HR CONSULTS
Head HR For Garments Manufacturing Company at Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu
Permanent · Chennai
IUMENTAS LIFE SCIENCE
Veterinary Sales Manager For The State of Assam
Permanent · Guwahati
HINDCO RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS
Production Manager| Leading Plastic Manufacturing Company| Umbergaon
Permanent · Navsari
HINDCO RECRUITMENT CONSULTANTS
Production Manager| Leading Polythread Manufacturing Company| Ranchi
Permanent · Ranchi
ENGGSERVICES2INDIA
Production Quality Manager - Immediate Requirement
Permanent · Bengaluru
DIASORIN HEALTHCARE INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Hyderabad
METROPOLIS HEALTHCARE
Territory Sales Manager @ Mumbai
Permanent · Mumbai
GTROPY SYSTEMS PRIVATE LIMITED
Direct Sales Manager - Faridabad
Permanent · Faridabad
METROPOLIS HEALTHCARE
Territory Sales Manager @Amravati/Nagpur/Aurangabad
Permanent · Nagpur
AAVAS FINANCIERS LIMITED
Area Sales Manager | Home Loan | Delhi
Permanent · Pune
RAJ RAJESHWARI SPICE FOODS LTD.
Area Sales Manager/Senior Sales Officer Required
Permanent · Bareilly
By
AFP
Published
Feb 14, 2012
Reading time
2 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Zang Toi, Reem Acra pour on the glamor at NY fashion week

By
AFP
Published
Feb 14, 2012

NEW YORK - Malaysia's Zang Toi and Lebanon's Reem Acra won strong applause for their red-carpet looks at New York fashion week Monday while Carlos Miele drew inspiration from the pampas of his native Brazil.


Models walk the runway at the Reem Acra Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at The Stage at Lincoln Center in New York City. AFP

With Grammy-winner Adele's "Set Fire to the Rain" as his soundtrack, Toi kicked off his fall-winter collection with white mini coats and black trouser suits, before making an abrupt shift to bright red silk.

His fans -- more mature, ethnically diverse and outgoing than the usual jaded New York fashion crowd -- lapped it up, breaking into applause for elegant gowns in fetching scarlet hues and then honoring him with a standing ovation.

Backstage, the 50-year-old designer with an unbridled sense of fun said he wanted to see women make "a real effort to look really beautiful for themselves, their husbands, their boyfriends, their lovers."

"I wanted the clothes to be very, very glamorous," he added. "It's about glamor and gorgeous clothes for gorgeous girls."

Front-row guests included Saudi entrepreneur and film producer Mohammed Al Turki, US reality TV star Alex McCord and towering Czech model Petra Nemcova, with whom the diminutive Toi hammed it up for the cameras.

Acra, who in January dressed Madonna in an emerald and pewter gown for the Golden Globes awards, similarly poured on the glamor with a finely-balanced collection of crisp daytime suits, glittering cocktail mini-dresses and fluid chiffon gowns.

Her looks ranged effortlessly from a leather sheath dress in hunter green and a cable-knit sweater over a leather pencil skirt to a metallic tweed skirt and jacket combination and a embroidered one-shoulder gown in silk crepe and tulle.

Hot on the heels of Nicholas K's urban cowboys on day one of fashion week, Miele put a cosmopolitan spin on the traditional outfits of the "gauchas" of the Rio Grande do Sul region of Brazil.

While the silhouettes were most definitely urban, there was no mistaking the rustic rural origins of Miele's colorful ponchos with gold tassels, which he matched with authentic broad-rim hats and sashes.

For evening wear, the Brazilian designer stayed true to his reputation for fluid gowns that seemed lighter than air as they floated up and down the runway at Lincoln Center.

Backstage, Miele, who is based in Sao Paulo and sells in 38 countries, said he felt that after frequent visits to a friend's farm in southern Brazil, it was time to introduce that region's unique style to an international audience.

"They are natural girls," he said, referring to the "gauchas" of the wide-open pampas.

"There is freedom... I thought this was time to bring this part of the culture of Brazil, of the pampas and the gauchas, to the catwalk."

by Robert MacPherson

Copyright © 2021 AFP. All rights reserved. All information displayed in this section (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the contents of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presses.