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Sunday, September 18, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Business Insider

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Few in the fashion world have the “insider” status of Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, a founder of the Gilt Groupe.

In the course of New York Fashion Week, she’s in the front row for all the major shows. All the […] Continue reading


Wednesday, September 14, 2011

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THE WINNER: An interview with Jusil Carroll

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Jusil Carroll’s winning collection in last week’s runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition continues to attract posts on fashion sites like Temple of Glam, Addikted2Fashion, FashionWindows, and Fashionetc.

Here, an interview with […] Continue reading


Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: CNBC

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The finals of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition yielded some of the most striking images in CNBC’s coverage of fashion week.

In Supima’s front row shown above, that’s (left to right) competition judge Coco Rocha, event emcee Rachel Zoe, and […] Continue reading


Sunday, September 11, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Competition finals in the NYT

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—Photos of the runway finale of Supima’s fourth annual Design Competition form the most striking images in the current New York Times’ slide show devoted to New York Fashion Week. (Both photos shown below by Yana Paskova for The New […] Continue reading


Friday, September 09, 2011

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SUPIMA IN THE NEWS: Jusil Carroll in WWD

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The coverage keeps on coming.

This morning’s Women’s Wear Daily carried news of Jusil Carroll’s win in the live runway finale of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition that opened New York Fashion Week yesterday: SUPIMA’S BEST: Jusil Carroll, […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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AND THE WINNER IS . . . JUSIL CARROLL

By Nancy Boyd

NEW YORK – Jusil Carroll, 34, a 2011 Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate from New York City’s Fashion Institute of Technology, took first place in the Supima Design Competition held earlier today.

In front of the industry elite who packed the Studio tent at Lincoln Center—as well as an international […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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SUPIMA ALL OVER THE NEWS!!!

By Nancy Boyd

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NEW YORK—The live runway finals of the fourth annual Supima Design Competition, which kicked off New York Fashion Week earlier today, did not gone unnoticed by the international fashion press.

Japan’s NTDTV.com reported on the runway looks. While, in the […] Continue reading


Thursday, September 08, 2011

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BACKSTAGE BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOW

By Nancy Boyd

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Supima emcee Rachel Zoe poses backstage at The Studio tent with Supima Design Competition judge Coco Rocha.

For more about Rachel, check out The Zoe Report. Or check out Coco’s Twitter feed about Fashion Week.

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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MEET THE DESIGNER: Amy Lynn Bittner

By Nancy Boyd

image Evansville, Indiana native Amy Lynn Bittner started sewing at age 10 and spent her teenage years doing costume design.

At the Fashion Institute of Technology, where she graduated this year with a BFA in Fashion Design, the 23-year-old studied corsetry, haute […] Continue reading


Sunday, August 07, 2011

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MEET THE DESIGNER: MaRu Jung

By Nancy Boyd

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MEET THE DESIGNER: MaRu Jung A native of Seoul, South Korea, 23-year-old MaRu Jung graduated from the Pratt Institute this year with a BFA in Fashion Design and the goal of winning a job as an assistant designer of women’s sportswear—with […] Continue reading


Friday, August 05, 2011

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MORE ABOUT THE SUPIMA DESIGN COMPETITION

By Nancy Boyd

NEW YORK—As you probably already know, the live runway finale of the 2011 Supima Design Competition is set to start at 1 p.m. on September 8 in the Studio space at Lincoln Center, kicking off the Spring 2012 edition of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

During the show, eight recent […] Continue reading


Wednesday, August 03, 2011

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SEPTEMBER 8: It’s going to be a great day for fashion!

By Nancy Boyd

image NEW YORK—Mark your calendars now.

On September 8 at 1 p.m., Supima will host the live runway finale of its Design Competition in the much-coveted Studio space in Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center on the opening day of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week for […] Continue reading