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August 25, 2016

After a three-year absence from LA’s runways, Gen Art’s Fresh Faces in Fashion program raised the standard for mostly men’s styles Aug. 4 at Willow Studios, located in a gentrifying but still tough-looking section of the Los Angeles Arts District. The night represented a runway comeback for downtown Los Angeles design house Elliott Evan. Label…

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August 25, 2016

Gen Art’s Fresh Faces in Fashion event will return to Los Angeles Aug. 4 to showcase five L.A.-based emerging labels. The fashion, music and entertainment incubator has chosen the men’s wear labels Bristol and Elliott Evan, the women’s collection 34N 118W, jewelry line Legier and shoe brand Rafa for the event, which will commence with…

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August 25, 2016

Snakes slithering across chunky signet rings, models clad in vegan shoes see-sawing on a patch of fake grass and a runway show that includes skeleton-shaped knapsacks sounds like a scene straight out of Los Angeles’ twice-yearly fashion week. But this particular event unspooled in early August, nearly three months ahead of the city’s traditional fashion…

May 20, 2016

The decades old legacy program inaugurates their first in-house women’s fashion brand for the FW’16 season. Gen Art, the legacy program that has showcased and elevated the careers of some of the most notable designers, artists, and filmmakers of today, has now launched a clothing line for the retail market that reflects the talents they…

May 13, 2016

Gen Art, a New York-based organization that supports up-and-coming fashion designers through an incubator program, is gearing up to launch a clothing line of its own. Gen Art announced earlier this week it will launch an in-house women’s label for the fall/winter 2016 season. Titled Openhouse, the brand will be inspired by designers and artists…

May 11, 2016

Gen Art is evolving from a supporter of emerging fashion talent to a designer of its own women’s clothing line. For the fall season, the New York-based organization is offering its first in-house label, called Openhouse, inspired by the designers and artists it has highlighted over its 20-year history. Working with the concept of seasonal…

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November 30, 2015

Daniel Silverstain, a New York-based designer whose fashion is inspired by architecture, industrial design and futurism, has been named the winner of this year’s Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion. Silverstain showed his spring 2016 ready-to-wear collection as part of Gen Art Fresh Faces during New York Fashion Week. He also showed his spring collection…

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November 30, 2015

Gen Art announces winner of Fresh Faces in Fashion 2015 – Daniel.Silverstain DANIEL.SILVERSTAIN is a global fashion brand based in New York City. Fascinated by modernism, DS creations aim for innovation and essentiality, exploring textiles and natural forms in an era of hi-technology and industrialism. Inspired by Retro Futurism – human kind point of view…

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September 9, 2015

There are certain things during New York Fashion Week — the death-defying schedule, Alexander Wang’s parties, Marc Jacobs’ punctuality, Michael Kors’ glitzy front row — that are a given. This season, anticipation is high for Riccardo Tisci’s invasion from Paris with a big-scale Givenchy show. Then there’s the debut of the Public School guys for……

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September 4, 2015

There are certain things during New York Fashion Week — the death-defying schedule, Alexander Wang’s parties, Marc Jacobs’ punctuality, Michael Kors’ glitzy front row — that are a given. This season, anticipation is high for Riccardo Tisci’s invasion from Paris with a big-scale Givenchy show. Then there’s the debut of the Public School guys for…

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September 1, 2015

Gen Art, the 20-year-old organization that is known for launching new talent in film, fashion and art, has selected three designers who will show during Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion. The event will take place Sept. 9 at Pier 59 at 7 p.m. It has also expanded from a single runway show to include…

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July 8, 2015

Career highlights include: executive producer for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Stockholm (Sweden), launching the first ever Fashion Rocks Stockholm, and creating the Young Fashion Industry (YFI) Award, which gave young emerging designers a platform into a retail business. In 2005, Keri joined Gen Art as VP of Business Development, and in 2014 Keri became an…

June 5, 2015

Following the opening of its gorgeous DTLA headquarters, national talent platform Gen Art is returning to the fashion game in a major way. The LA-based organization has just announced that after a brief hiatus, Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion—the beloved legacy competition that launched the careers of designers like Rodarte and Phillip Lim—is set to invade…

May 28, 2015

Gen Art, a 20-year-old organization which is known for launching new talent in film, fashion and art, will revive its legacy competition, Gen Art Fresh Faces in Fashion. The event will take place Sept. 9 during New York Fashion Week and has expanded from a single runway show to include a multiseason design incubator. Keri…

May 26, 2015

LOS ANGELES, CA, JUNE 3, 2015 – GEN ART, the organization celebrating two decades of launching new talent in film, fashion, music and art, announced today the return of its legacy competition, GEN ART FRESH FACES IN FASHION. The event will take place at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) during September 2015 and has expanded…

April 30, 2015

For more than a decade, Gen Art has been showcasing and elevating emerging talent in film, fashion, music, and visual arts. The national organization’s annual Fresh Faces in Fashion showcase is iconic in its own right, debuting designers—including Rodarte and Vena Cava—who have went on to do very big things. After an extensive search for…

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February 3, 2015

NEW YORK, NY— February 3, 2015 GEN ART,the organization celebrating twenty years of discovering and curating the hottest emerging fashion talent, returns to New York Fashion Week to support the launch of the urban sportswear brand, PRMITV WORLD, by designer and fine artist Jacqueline Levine.  Levine will show her debut Fall/Winter 2015 collection, entitled “The…