Good afternoon folk! A lot of great things are happening that will facilitate the strategic development of NOCO! www.rvafashionweek.com has the list of events for fashion week which nococeo is promoting, while behind the scenes work is being done for the futures of the art in NOCO (north of Commerce Rd.) Last years RVA Fashion Week Runway Show was held a Plant Zero (an artists hub and epicenter of NOCO) to an exhuberant audience of designers, stylist, manufacturers, retailers, and fashionistas. This year as RVA Fashion Week Runway Show moves downtown exemplifying the attention it has garnered from Richmond’s financial community. Expect more participation at the trunk show and larger crowds embracing the River City’s sense of style.
When a little known producer turned rapper shockingly reported ‘George Bush doesn’t like black people’, the Kanye West media show had begun. Since then Ye ( aka Yeezy, and now Yeezus) has become arguably the most influential rapper in fashion. Already working with his second brand, Yeezus plans on releasing his debut Adidas shoe next year. Until then the classic Nike collab remains ever popular.
Yeezy shoes, tee shirt, and backpack
Ralph Lauren RL white denim
Supreme FW14 camo jacket
A.P.C. camo ballcap
Art of War.
Afforded to privledge, Valentino Garavani escaped post-facist Italy by attending Ecole des Beaux-Arts. By 1960, Valentino had apprenticed for the most desired designers in Paris yet become near bankrupt after his fathers associate cut off financing.
Coincedentally Valentino met Giametti, an architecture student with whom he began an endearing friendship. Giametti, convinced of Valentino’s prowess, dropped out of school to manage Valentino’s atelier. By 1962 when the Cold War began to heat up, Valentino was considered pre-eminent Italian couture.
For SS14 Valentino continues the seamless marriage of high fashion and camoflague. His loafers would blend with a south Florida marsh. Check out these running shoes from FW13 that were made for fashion killers.
Thrasher Mag tee shirt
Chicago Bulls New Era
Valentino sneakers and track jacket
Published Brand X Benny Gold shorts