WHAT: Supermodels Unlimited Magazine(SU) proudly presents: DIVERSITY ROCKS 6PM on September 4th, 2021. Celebrity runway event organized to highlight and showcase designers of diverse backgrounds that are making positive impacts through their design work. The showcase will provide both established fashion designers and student participants with an opportunity to present their work at NYFW, with one lucky student participant walking away with a coveted SU – Diversity in Design Scholarship!
WHO: Headlining the DIVERSITY ROCKS runway show is Google’s Lifestyle Icon of the Week, and USA Today’s Top 10 Entrepreneur, Justin Haynes. Haynes is the owner and designer of JUS10H, a fashion forward lifestyle brand known for its intricate patchwork details that flow effortlessly from street to chic. Haynes will be mentoring other local student designers in the SU showcase, who are all competing for the chance to win this season’s scholarship. Joining Haynes are designers Kelly Dempsey from Project Runway, and Andrea Vasquez from Pinkapple Dresses. The show will feature a live street art installation that is painted live on the runway, by acclaimed artist LESN101, while the models use fashion to speak out in their custom designs from Dempsey. Confirmed special guests included famed actor and musician Christian ‘King’ Combs, along with numerous celebrity models on the runway this season including: Kasey Cohen from Below Deck, and Laura Kirkpatrick from America’s Next Top Model. The runway will also feature models and titleholders courtesy of Ms. International World, this season’s co-sponsor. Ms. International World provides opportunities and a new way of life, empowering young women all over the world. Jordan Kimball from The Bachelorette, & Bachelor in Paradise will host DIVERSITY ROCKS, featuring an epic live music showdown that is not to be missed.
WHERE: The Mezzanine, 55 Broadway, New York, NY 10006
WHEN: Saturday, September 4th, 2021
6:00 PM Red Carpet Arrivals
6:30 PM S/S 22 Spring Preview followed by Kelly Dempsey & LESN101
7:00 PM DIVERSITY ROCKS: Main Runway Event
7:20 PM Epic Live Music Presentation by Celebrity Performer
7:45 PM Scholarship Check Presentation
8:00 PM Press: Cocktail Hour with Live DJ