Invite to F Wilson Fashion Event



You are cordially invited to the F Wilson Fashion Event of the year!  

Dynamic siblings Johan and Fritz Botha are the design team at F Wilson Fashion Design. This small design business started in 2007 in Pretoria, and has experienced major growth over the past few years. Their one-of-a-kind wedding dresses are coveted by many a bride, and the cocktail and evening dresses seen at social events from the Durban July to Film Premieres.

F Wilson Fashion has recently been selected as semi-finalists in the  International  Emerging Designers competition in Las Vegas. On the 18thof August  they may be selected as a finalist, are then given the platform to participate in the Las Vegas International Fashion Week in February 2013.

The purpose of the show is to raise funds to fly to Las Vegas for the finals, but also to celebrate their incredible body of work. They will showcase 50-80 designs from the start of their career, through to the three dresses they have selected to show at the Las Vegas show.




Date: Thursday, 2 August 2012

Venue: Batter Boys

Address: 32 Jeugd Road, Montana, Pretoria

GPS co-ordinates: S25°39�82� E28°14�76�

Time: 19h00 for 19h30

Price: R100.00 for fashion show entry or R150.00 for the fashion show; a meet and greet with the designers and guest performers; and includes a glass of champagne and finger snacks

MC Jacinda Louw

Musical performance by Jay

Please book your tickets at - office: 0127512327 | 0828141123 |





Fashion Week Las Vegas International Emerging Designer Competition

Las Vegas - July 13, 2012- Fashion Week Las Vegas (FWLV) is preparing an event for August 18, 2012, for a one night private event showcasing international and national emerging designers in the Semi Finalist Competition. The semi-finalists were selected June 30, 2012 out of close to 40 entrants from all over the world. Designers were asked to submit their looks in photos or sketches, and provide a brief description of their line, along with line sheets, look books and past lines to show the quality of their work, in order to qualify. The one year requirement in the industry as well as actively creating at least one line or more per year was a critical part of qualifying. Selected semi-finalist designers are to have three finished pieces ready by August 2012, for the one night event. The international countries being represented are South Africa, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, UK, Costa Rica, and Australia; the US states being represented are Texas, California and Nevada.

The organizers of FWLV have created a night showcasing the collective emerging designers from around the world; this program is one of many for February 2013. Three designers will be selected as winners and will come back as guests designers for FWLV 2013, all expenses paid. Fashion Director, Gus Castaneda is optimistic that this program for Fashion Week Las Vegas will grow rapidly for next season, as FWLV awareness increases the Emerging Designer Competition interests will grow with momentum.

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