Monday, March 2, 2015

NOLCHA Showcase F/W 2015 Independent Designers

PAUL DRISH, SCHUYLER 4 LTD. THE HAUTE HOUSE, PLANET ZERO MOTORSPORTS- PERFORMANCE FASHION


Nolcha Fashion Lounge featured small-independent designer labels and niches beauty brands---always worth checking out---something specialty retailers with brick+mortar biz- should consider when looking for new merchandise to entice consumers who find everything online-everywhere.


Highlights:

A lot of menswear at the lounge…

Paul Drish-an interesting name and an homage to an Uncle-quality made shoes and haulers for guys-sources the bets in overseas know-howand producers for a premium footwear line (dress, business, casual) founded by a smart woman with engineering background.
leather duffel weekender $495 and Camel Ben Briefcase $425+tassel loafers-classic
Paul Drish premium footwear+accessories for men. Suede Clifton monkstrap $275




hiking boots gone glam-lined, leather and lug rubber soles Sebastien boot $475

slip-ons in Spring colors

jogger pants are stylized sweatpants that are popular to wear now…
Schuyler 4 LTD. Showroom reps lines like HAUPT shirts

independent Boston area designers sell their wares at  The Haute House Design Group-online boutique



DeWolfe LeatherGoods-WOLFPACK-plush leather flap closing-backstraps-with handle up top, hand-stitched details, gunmetal hardwear  $300
Star of this event-we thought---the techy leather ensembles crafted by PLANET ZERO MOTORSPORTS…a Brooklyn born now Bronx based line of custom and stock - jackets, one-piece race suits, shoes, pants…priced around $150 for gauntlet leather gloves-p to low $2000s  for Tech 5 Race Suit


leather with patent inserts-racing jacket wear anywhere

protective hardware-where needed-shaped for racers...

riding racing suits

wear these jackets anyway…fab!!!!

race boots for motorcycle riders---also available street worthy 'sneaks'

riding racing jackets

quilt nylon lining...
womenswear too!!!!