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Lasell Fashion Alum Nara Paz Featured at New Zealand Fashion Week 2013
September 5, 2013
Designs by Lasell fashion design alum Nara Paz '09 will be featured on the runway of New Zealand Fashion Week 2013. Paz is one of three finalists for the New Generation Designer of the Year in New Zealand.
New Zealand Fashion Week 2013 began Monday September 2 with a Designer Selection Show and runs through September 8.
Paz, who runs her own clothing design company Nara Paz Design Internationale, creates couture gowns, and high end suits and apparel. Paz, along with two other designers, was chosen as a finalist for the New Generation Designer of the Year.
The three designers have been working with show sponsor BMW to turn their designs into car "wraps" that are featured on VIP vehicles at the show.In addition, to also assist the New Generation designers, a piece from each of their collections and their vehicle wrap designs are on display inside the Viaduct Events Centre throughout New Zealand Fashion Week. Attendees at the show will be allowed to vote for designer of the year.
The winner will be announced at the conclusion of the New Generation show on September 5, and the designer will be presented with $5000 from BMW to go towards further developing their fashion business and career.