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Hudson Designer Vilma Maré Featured in Electric City Couture Fashion

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – Designer Vilma Maré has been selected as a feature designer in the fourth annualElectric City Couture Fashion Show taking place on Friday, May 24, 2013, at 8pm at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady. This pure runway experience featuring 70 models will showcase Fall 2013 signature fashions by eight regional designers, including three ensembles from Vilma Maré Sartorial Goods. Vilma Maré is the first Hudson designer to participate in the show.
Other participating designers include Kim Vanyo of Khymanyo Studios (Saratoga), Danielle Breitenbach and Jessyka Neitzel of Dutchess (Altamont), Nicole Munson of Constance Rose Collections (Rotterdam), Margaret Persaud of Gamakache Black (St. Albans), Kristin Marshall & Sarah Roberts (Johnstown), Kristina Collins (Saratoga) and ‘e ko logic (Troy). Parking is available adjacent to Proctors; the show is open to the public and admission is free.
The Electric City Couture Fashion Show was founded in 2010 to connect original couture by regional designers with local retailers, to build a regional fashion economy.
Hudson couturier Vilma Maré’s Sartorial Goods collection, which the Columbia Paper called “feminine but powerful hand-sewn fashions with their hallmark web of exposed seams crisscrossing the body, inspired as much by Rei Kawakubo and Jil Sander as by [Maré’s] Baltic roots,” will be available September 2013 at deMarchin, 620 Warren Street, Hudson, N.Y., and at Karen Allen Fiber Arts, 8 Railroad Street, Great Barrington, Mass.

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