BERLIN RUNWAY FASHION SHOW
"Hot Fashions from a Cool City"
May 18, 2011 at 7 PM
Vibiana Cathedral - Downtown LA
Reception to follow
Fashions from a Cool City" was presented by the Los Angeles-Berlin
Sister City Committee. Four young designers from Berlin: Karolina
Preis, Jasmin Erbas, Monya Wasilewski, Georg Lux, all graduates
of the well-known fashion institute Lette-Verein Berlin, together
with Martina Vogt, their former teacher at Lette-Verein, showed
their exciting, sometimes even daring collections.
General Wolfgang Drautz and Elga Sharpe read greetings from the
Governing Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit and LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
As Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit wrote in his letter: "Berlin
is presented here with the very best it has to offer: its unique
Rosemarie Reisch, event chair, greeted the guests and thanked the sponsors, event committee and board of directors for their support. For almost 45 years it has been the mission of the LA-Berlin Sister City Committee to foster the friendship between both cities by promoting exchanges in many different areas and providing logistical and financial support. We hope that in the near future Los Angeles designers will show their fashions in Berlin and a new creative project will be launched between our two sister cities.
At the receptions preceding and following the show, the designers were able to meet their colleagues, the press - Frank Mottek had already conducted an interview on KNX Radio/1070 earlier - and connect with many of the guests. Inspired by the colorful fashion show, a lively exchange of impressions and new ideas took place.
expect that this event will further strengthen a very active partnership
between our two