Monday, March 04, 2013

Project Runway Author and Designers Featured at The National Arts Club April 19

The National Arts Club Fashion Committee presents: 

FashionSpeak Fridays 

 Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion Friday, April 19th 6-8pm

 "As you know in fashion, one day you're in, and the next day, you're out. " Heidi Klum 

 For ten glorious seasons we have heard the iconic line uttered on the groundbreaking television series, Project Runway. 

 To commemorate this decade of fashion eye candy, journalist Eila Mell goes behind the scenes of this television and fashion landmark with her new book, Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion. She reveals how the show began and developed over the years, highlights ten seasons of hits and misses, and reveals what the designers are doing today. She also interviews the people behind the scenes, the top designers as well as workroom mentor Tim Gunn and judges Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia, and Michael Kors.

 Eila Mell is one of the industry’s go-to fashion authors, previously authoring New York Fashion Week: The Designers, the Models, the Fashions of the Bryant Park Era. Eila has been featured in a variety of media including The New York Times, Marie Claire, Zink Magazine, ELLE Canada, The Huffington Post and The Insider on CBS. She is also the New York editor and on-air correspondent of fashionWATCH Canada,. 

 Joining Eila in conversation are favorite contestants Andrae Gonzalo, Emilio Sosa and Viktor Luna . 

 Books will be available for purchase. 

Project Runway-worthy fashions are highly encouraged!