Mimi Holaday wins New Orleans Fashion Week 2017 Top Design Competition – NOLA.com

Eleven designers braved judges and an viewers to showcase their fashions on the New Orleans Fashion Week Top Design Competition, March 22 on the Civic Theatre. The occasion is a part of New Orleans Fashion Week, March 18 to 24.

Opponents included Brittany Henderson, Itchel Spears, Jamie Rogers, Jane Elizabeth Gressaffa, Kiyada Upshaw, Mary Virginia Ayres, Mimi Holaday, Sakeenah Ashiru, Victoria Cleveland, Victoria Henley and Viviana de la Rosa. There was a particular runway look of designs by Alexandra Bujan, the Youngsters Runway winner, chosen March 19. Appears to be like ranged from area-age and membership impressed, to flirty and goth-like, offering a watch-catching choice. Judges included David Leslie Anthony, Claire Massey, and Dr. Lisa Barona McRoberts, who's exhibiting her style designs Friday (March 24), at NOLA Fashion Week runway present.

Mimi Holaday was the successful designer of each the Top Design Competition and the Yelp Folks's Alternative awards (chosen by the viewers). Holaday, a New Orleans native, created appears that had been basic with a particular bohemian glamour. 

The runway shows continue tonight, March 24, at the Civic Theatre. Doors open at 5 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m., with a wrap party to follow. 

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