Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week 2014, announces its full runway schedule to be held March 18 – 22, 2014 under the tents in Marion Square, Charleston, SC. Showcasing both established and emerging fashion designers, Charleston Fashion Week has become one of the premier fashion events in North America.
Each night CFW will feature runway shows by five emerging designer contestants, select local retailers, and featured designers, headlined by Timo Weiland on Saturday March 22, 2014.
In addition to the schedule, twenty emerging designers will be competing throughout the week to make it to the finals on Saturday, March 22, 2014 and be crowned the Grand Prize Winner. Competing for a prize package valued at over $20,000, the Emerging Designer Winner will be judged by a VIP Fashion Panel.
About Timo Weiland
Timo Weiland is both the co-founder and creative director of his self-named brand, Timo Weiland. Born in rural Nebraska and raised between Jacksonville, Florida and New York City, Timo graduated from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee and later collaborated with designers Alan Eckstein and Donna Kang to produce a men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collection in 2010.
Timo Weiland works with established luxury retailers such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Barney’s, and Moda Operandi. Celebrities the likes of Krysten Ritter, Levin Rambin, and Taylor Lautner are supporters of Timo Weiland and are often seen wearing their designs on the red carpet.
Weiland was selected to sit on the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Fashion Incubator programs and was also an International Woolmark prize finalist in 2013. In 2011, Timo Weiland was first nominated for the Ecco Domani Foundation Award for his women’s and men’s lines and later won the award in 2014.
About Brandon Sun
Brandon Sun began his fashion career after graduating from Parsons School of Design where he was honored with the coveted “Designer of the Year” title and the Gold Thimble. After his graduation, Brandon began working with distinguished American luxury brands: J.Mendel and Oscar de la Renta. Within five years at J.Mendel, Brandon rose from Design Assistant to Designer, honing his technique in couture, tailoring, ready-to-wear, and fur. Brandon joined Oscar de la Renta as Design Director for the fur division, and later he launched his own signature collection of luxury fur accessories with distinguished international retailers such as Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue, Hirshleifers, and others.