Famous designer, Raul Penaranda is going to unveil his Fall/Winter 2012 ready-to-wear collection to editorials, buyers, press/media, friends and family on 19th July.
Inspired by midnight opulence, Penaranda’s stunning collection highlights the magnificence of understated beauty. Penaranda’s collection is replete with lavish fabrics and simple cuts, which are the hallmark of the Penaranda brand.
After eleven years of an impressive career collaborating and working with Liz Claiborne, DKNY, Kellwood, Tommy Hilfiger and Oscar de la Renta, Penaranda’s recent recognitions by industry critics are a testament of his unique sensibility, craftsmanship and excellence.
Penaranda said that,
“This year has been remarkable and memorable in many ways, most importantly in my personal and professional life.”
“It has been only the 22nd month since I launched my first collection and these 3 moments had been very special to me on this journey: I have been able to present my collection to fashion editors at Vogue, Lucky and Vanity Fair magazines at the world-famous Conde Nest building here in NYC.
“I have been invited to the Emmy’s and the private Governor Ballroom event in Los Angeles and have shared the stage with Hope Frank, Chief Marketing Officer of Webtrends, Evan Green, Chief Marketing Officer of the Recording Academy of Arts and Jeanniey Mullen, Chief Marketing Officer of Zinio & Viv Magazine.”
This past year he also meet fellow Colombian, Nina Garcia, Editor of Marie Claire and judge on the Lifetime show Project Runway, whose team has personally visited with Penaranda to learn more about his brand. Penaranda’s creations were also debuted in the last season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice Season 5, where contestant Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008, wore his designs during the show.