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#MondayMustHaves – The Midnight Blues

Have you got the midnight blues? We certainly have…look glamorously mysterious in mightnight blue during the holidays with must have products from independent fashion designers across the globe.

Midnight Blues


1. Danilo Gabrielli: Sequin Dress

2. Nine to Five: Mini Bag

3. Funlayo Deri: Top

4. Ona Chan: Leather Cuff

5. Qupid: Heels

6. Lulu Liu: Fishtail Skirt

7. Julie Vos: Gold Ring

8. Michael Vincent Michaud: Drop Earrings

9. Top It Off: Beaded Necklace

10. Vasundhara Parakh: Hoop Earrings


Monday Must Haves is a weekly article curated by the Nolcha Fashion Week team introducing cutting edge independent fashion designers and lifestyle brands. The series focuses on supporting independent fashion straight from the runway shows of New York, London, Milan and Paris.

If you are an independent fashion designer or lifestyle brand interested to feature a product in Monday Must Haves please email megan@nolcha.com with more information about your brand.

Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, founded by Kerry Bannigan and Arthur Mandel, is a leading award winning event held during New York Fashion Week hosting independent fashion designer runway shows.

#MondayMustHaves – Glitters and Gold

Let independent fashion designers from around the world help you sparkle in glitter and gold during the holiday season.  Stand out from the crowd and be the belle of any ball with these must have pieces.

Glitters and gold

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Ones to Watch – Veritee Hill

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After winning Project Subway 2014 held during New York Fashion Week, the Nolcha Fashion Week: New York team couldn’t wait to catch up with independent fashion designer Veritee Hill to see what she has in-store and what 2015 holds for her brand.

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Ones to Watch – Melissa Lockwood

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After presenting vegetable inspired designs for Project Subway on the Nolcha Fashion Week: New York runway this September, the Nolcha Fashion Week: New York team were eager to catch up with independent fashion designer Melissa Lockwood to get the inside scoop on what was on her agenda for her brand, IQ Test.

IQTEST garments are made with fabrics that are collected from garment cutting factories. The fabric is what the mass producing designers throw away. The fabric is salvaged to keep it from the landfills.  IQTEST is focused on raising awareness about the environmental impact of the mass disposal of textiles.

Melissa is a conceptual artist. She studied at the University of Iowa receiving an MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts.  Melissa is a self-taught fashion designer.  Currently Melissa is focused on raising awareness about the environmental impact of the waste and toxic pollution the mass disposal of textiles is causing on the worlds environment.

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Mariana Valentina Runway Recap | Nolcha Fashion Week: New York SS15

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View the runway highlights from the Mariana Valentina Spring/Summer 2015 runway show at Nolcha Fashion Week: New York.  The Mariana Valentina brand makes a woman feel like a goddess with an innovative twist and a European sensibility.

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#MondayMustHaves – These Boots are Made for Walking

These boots are made for walking….and running, dancing and looking oh so stylish.  The Nolcha Fashion Week: New York team have searched independent fashion designers around the globe to bring you our top 10 picks of winter boots you must have in your life.

Boots are made for walking

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Nolcha Fashion Week: New York | February 2015 Runway Applications Open

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Nolcha Fashion Week: New York, an award winning showcase for independent fashion designers, is welcoming applications for Fall/Winter 2015 runway shows taking place February 2015.

For the past six years Nolcha Fashion Week: New York has been held simultaneously with New York Fashion Week and established itself as the leading fashion week platform of discovery and promotion of innovative independent fashion designers.

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