On Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show was held in New York at the Broad Street Ball Room. This season, the show showcased designers Keraye London, Nuovi by Najah Malcolm Staples, Robert Hanson, Cedi Johnson, Reuben Shaw and Project Runway Alumn, Terrie Stevens.
Emerge! A Fashion Runway Show is the top emerging designer collective during New York Fashion Week and is a catalyst for providing a platform and a strong backdrop for emerging designers. This season also honored fashion legends April Walker, Sergio Hudson and Dapper Dan.
Top emerging designers from across the globe participate in the highly anticipated show each year during February and September fashion week in an effort to connect up-and-coming designers with potential buyers and fashion industry power players. This spectacular event discovers designers from across the world and provides them with a lifetime opportunity. Emerge! is one of the most anticipated shows during the season and is produced by D. Williams Public Relations Group.
Emerge! ensures that the best and brightest designers who are still fighting to get their foot in the door have a fair shot at getting their collection showcased.
The event was sponsored by TGIN, OTR, The Port Authority of NY/NJ, Bennett Career Institute and D Williams Public Relations.