Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Look #2

Posted by Christian Shuster on Monday, October 31, 2011, In : 2012 Runway Collection 
Half way through construction on Runway Collection 2012 look #2.  Should finish sometime later this week and excited to see this one come together.  The more I get done the more excited I am about the collection as a whole.  I also picked up some awesome fabric for my frock coat and will start on that next.  Keep checking for updates as KCFW and OFW are fast approaching.


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OMAHA FASHION WEEK

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Omaha Fashion Week 

Omaha, NE, Oct. 24, 2011 – Omaha Fashion Week [OFW] organizers announced this week the designers who have been selected to show collections during the organization’s March 2012 shows, to be held at KANEKO. They include four newcomers, three high school students and two designers from Midwest cities outside of Omaha.  christianMICHEAL MADE THE CUT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  I am very excited to be showing with Omaha Fashion Week and am very much looking forward to being apart of this awesome event.  ...


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Time to Interview !!!!!!!!

Posted by Christian Shuster on Monday, October 17, 2011, In : Omaha Fashion Week 

Omaha Fashion Week is March 19-24, 2012 and Designer application were due and submitted on Friday Oct. 14th.  Just got an email from the Designer Selection Panel letting me know I have been selected to interview for a spot on the runway in the 2012 show with this selection panel !!!!!!!!!!!!!  I will be interviewing on Wed. Oct. 19th in Omaha, Nebraska at Nomad Lounge on 1013 Jones St at 6:40 pm.  I am very excited to meet with this panel and show them my inspiration, collection ideas and ske...


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Hand & Lock Embroidery

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Inspiration 
The art of hand embroidery on fashion and military garments is truly something special.  I wish I could have interned with this company as a younger man to learn this skill and incorporate into my designs for my upcoming collection.  One day maybe one day :) http://www.handandlockembroidery.com/



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Omaha Fashion Week 2012

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Events 
Omaha Fashion Week 2012 is March 19-24; I have submitted my designer application for this show in the hope to be selected as one of the showcased designer.  OFW designer selection committee will announce the 2012 show line up on Monday Oct. 17th 2011 so keep your fingers crossed and wish the KC man luck.  For more info on Omaha Fashion Week please feel free to check out event website.  http://omahafashionweek.com/


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Kansas City Fashion Week 2012

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Kansas City Fashion Week 2012 
Here is the link and info on Kansas City Fashin Week 2012 that I will be showing my men's wear collection in.  Show dates are February 22-26, 2012, for more info please feel free to check out the KCFW website and keep checking this blog for collection updates.  http://www.wix.com/kcfashionweek/spring2012#!


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St. Louis Fashion Week

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, In : Events 
St. Louis Fashion Week is this week and looks to be a great event.  My hope and plan is to show my 2012 men's wear collection in SLFW next year and I am currently waiting on info for designer applications for this show.  If you are in the area and interested in seeing what St. Louis has to offer feel free to check it out. http://www.alivemag.com/fashionweek/


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Inspiration

Posted by Christian Shuster on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Inspiration 

As I have stated in this blog my inspiration for my 2012 men's wear collection is Victorian meets modern military.  I had a friend in England send me a copy of the "Cutters Practical Guide to cutting and making of British Military Uniforms" circa 1902.  This is an awesome book with unreal editorial on cutting and construction processes for British Military Uniforms along with drawn pics of all reviewed garments.  I am basing one of my designs off the shown British Officers Frock coat pictured...


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KCFW First Open Model Call / Faction Mag Event

Posted by Christian Shuster on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Kansas City Fashion Week 2012 
Save the Date!!! Preliminary Model Casting Call- Thursday, October 20th- Come between 6pm-8pm to Monaco in Martini Corner. Please bring your comp card or headshot, full-body shot, and measurements. **Photos will not be returned. You will be asked to walk so be ready to show us your stuff. If under 18, please have a parent/guardian with you to sign the proper release form.  This will be one of two preliminary model calls for Kansas City Fashion Week. The 2nd call will be held sometime the foll...
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2012 Runway Collection

Posted by Christian Shuster on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, In : 2012 Runway Collection 
My 2012 runway collection is a victorian meets modern military men's wear collection.  I have started construction on this collection and am half way through look # 1.  Jacket body and lining is together and attached to collar.  Arms are complete and ready to be set in arm holes, last steps are button holes with buttons and top stitch to complete.  Here is a pic to give you and idea of what look # 1 will look like.


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