Designers with BR connections taking part in New Orleans Fashion Week

Anthony Ryan Auld
Anthony Ryan Auld

Eighteen incredible designers, including a few with Baton Rouge connections, are scheduled to showcase their latest collections when the sixth season of New Orleans Fashion Week kicks off Saturday.

“It is a great mix of emerging designers, newcomers and NOLAFW veterans — all born or based in the South,” says Kristina Lagasse of Nola Fashion Week.

Among the local designers whose styles will be hitting the runway at the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, New Orleans, are:

His collection will be part of the Emerging Designer Showcase.

In addition to the runway shows, the week also includes seven educational workshops on everything from fashion photography to boutique merchandising.

There’s also 15 in-store events, trunk shows and designer showcases. and a host of after-show parties.