Studio|Couture and Asian Fusion Gallery Highlight Black and Asian Designers at The Runway: East to West SS22 Fashion Show

6 Local and International Designers to feature Spring/Summer 2022 collections, Sept. 17

WASHINGTON, DC (September 17, 2021) Nationally acclaimed runway producer, Studio|Couture, will host its premiere The Runway Spring/Summer 2022 (SS22) fashion show on Friday, September, 17, 2021, at the Asian Fusion Gallery (AFG) on L Street NW in the heart of downtown Washington, DC. Doors open at 6:30 PM for a pop-up shopping experience with show designers and hand selected artisans, the runway show begins promptly at 8:00 PM.

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Didomenico design will be presenting SS22 collection Sept. 17

After curating a successful event with luxury lifestyle brand, Dur Doux, at New York Fashion Week(NYFW), Studio|Couture is excited to present The Runway as a new event series aimed at highlighting fashion and beauty industry creatives in a world post COVID-19.

The Runway: East to West is the first show of the new series following NYFW and will showcase the exclusive SS22 collections from select Black and Asian designers making international waves in the industry.

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TruFacebyGrace brand will be presenting SS22 collection Sept. 17

Studio|Couture is proud to present The Runway series as a platform that celebrates an often underrepresented group of designers, models, and talent, said Studio|Couture Production Manager and CEO Roquois. Breaking barriers and providing opportunities for up-and-coming creatives to thrive is at the heart of Studio|Coutures purpose, and we are thrilled to be working with AFG to bring a cultural exchange of fashion to the District.

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Japanese kimonos will be featured on September 17th

The Runway: East to West SS22 Fashion Show marks the first time ever that the Asian Fusion Gallery will open its doors for a night of fashion at its spacious, three-story venue in the heart of the District.

We are so honored to host The Runway: East to West at the Asian Fusion Gallery, said AFG Assistant Manager June Xu. The show is an exciting journey that both the Black and Asian communities in DC have anticipated for months, and it is finally here. We look forward to celebrating an evening of rich culture and diversity.

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Andrew Nowell Menswear will be presenting SS22 collection Sept. 17

Featured collections for Fridays show include: L Tm, TrufacebyGrace, Andrew Nowell, DiDomenico, Vintage Thrivals, and Traditional Kimonos via Japan-American Society. Celebrity guest models including Deja Logan, Danielle Huser, Alex Shin aka DJ $uav and Go will also grace the runway.

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The Vintage Thrivals will be presenting SS22 collection Sept. 17

Fashion-forward thinkers, creatives, innovators, and industry supporters can enjoy complimentary cocktails from Green Hat Gin and Catocin Creek Whiskey as well as rooftop views and a cultural performance from the DC Fuyao HANFU Association. Music will be spun by DCs hottest DJs - DJ Chan Don and DJ $uav.

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DJ Chan DON will be preforming on Sep. 17th

Studio|Couture and the Asian Fusion Gallery are following COVID-19 protocols as they are released by District officials. Standing room tickets are currently on sale for $25, capacity is limited. Dress code is dress to impress, and a special gift will be awarded to the most fashionable mask and ensemble at the end of the night.

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About Studio|Couture

Studio|Couture is an independent producer of high-end fashion and entertainment industry events, talent and media. The company has created and curated over 100 unique experiences across the East Coast and developed internationally recognized talent. Studio|Couture is next level creativity x culture.

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About Asian Fusion Gallery

The exclusive spacious three-story of Asian Fusion Gallery is an exquisite venue for any event from high-profile corporations to social events. The modernized and open-plan gallery showroom, party room, and private production studio are great to create stunning, unique, memorable experiences, featured a high-end A/V system, clean white walls, industry floors, natural light throughout. Located in the center of Washington D.C., great walkability to Metro, restaurants, businesses. The Asian Fusion Gallery is private, professional, and beautifully designed for you.