showcase of Fashion and Design from the Region of Valencia,
Spain - one of the emerging style hubs of Europe - makes its
debut this month in New York.
is a showcase of designers representing the Region of Valencia,
a trend-setting region at the forefront of Spanish fashion.
Valencian Design Showroom will present the newest collections
from nineteen Valencian designers in the heart of the New York's
Soho District at
Greene St., New York
(Grand and Broom).
Valencia Design will be open to TRADE AND PRESS
June 24th - 26th
from 10.00 am 8.00 pm and open to the General Public June 25th
from 6.00-9.00 pm for a wine and tapas reception as part of
The Spanish Mile in Soho event.
Region of Valencia, Spain has established itself as an emerging
center for Fashion and Design in Europe. Blending the vanguard
and the traditional, modernity with craftsmanship its
designers have made a name for themselves in the highly
competitive world of European design, and have positioned
themselves internationally as innovators and trend-setters.
This June, nineteen design-driven companies from the Region of
Valencia that produce fashion, footwear, and accessories will
present their latest collections in a 3,000 square foot showroom
in the heart of the Soho district, creating a space where
Valencian designers, some of whom are already well-established
in the U.S., can demonstrate their native talent and creativity.
The featured designers are:
Audley, Biviel, Chie Mihara, Eli, Garvalin, Gioseppo,
Hispanitas, Juan Antonio Lopez, Magrit, Oca
Loca, Romus, Sara
Navarro and Vidorreta.
Alex Vidal, Barcarola, Dolores Cortes Beachwear, Francis
Montesinos and Miquel Suay
Valencian Design is known for its bright, lively colors,
evocative of the region's Mediterranean shores. It is born of a
historically diverse cultural background that has produced an
aesthetic of contrasts - a cosmopolitan, restless and energetic
approach to design that draws on centuries of craftsmanship.
Over half of the shoes designed and manufactured in Spain come
from the Valencia Region. Their top two export markets: France
and Italy, both highly competitive markets that know a thing or
two about stylish footwear, selling 8 million pairs of shoes
last year in Italy alone.
is organized by
Trade Promotion Agency for the Region of Valencia, Spain, with
offices in New York since 1993. The showroom is meant to
coincide with The Spanish Mile a tour of Spanish designer
showrooms in Soho organized by the Spain-U.S. Chamber of
Region of Valencia
Strategically situated on the Eastern coast of Spain, in the
center of the Mediterranean coast, the Region of Valencia boasts
one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. The hosting of
various internationally renowned events such as the America's
Cup, the Formula One European Grand Prix, the Volvo Ocean Race,
as well as world class infrastructure projects such as the City
of Arts and Sciences designed by Santiago Calatrava to be an
icon of modernity, has situated the Region of Valencia as one of
the most internationally visible regions of Spain.
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