by Keleka Mobley
This year’s Pins and Needles Design Competition produced by Brainchild Events on Saturday, August 2 showcased the work of four emerging designers. The lineup included St. Louis designer Jacqueline Madey of Jacqueline Nicole, Nikki Fizer of No Human Intentions from Kansas City, Truly Alvarenga of Pink Elephants Designs from Nashville and Jummy Thomas of Olá from Minnesota. Closing out the show was Paulie Gibson with his 2014 F/W menswear collection. Each designer brought their own aesthetic and creativity to the table making the show a diverse display of talent. In the end Pink Elephants won the competition followed by Jacqueline Nicole as the runner up. Here are the highlights:
Next up for Brainchild Events: Graphic Part 2! This will be a fun runway show featuring local t-shirt designers and some of your favorite models, including the sassy Armanda Rahmoeller, Playboy model Kara Friedman and geminijunemoon founder, June Ann D'Angelo! Make sure to come back to the moon to catch all the details...press release should be up soon!