Frock Out Online Exhibit

Frock OutThe 2010 Grand Prize winner is Francis Roces

The 2010 People's Choice online exhibit winner is James Silvrants

Congratulations to Francis, James and all the Frock Out designers for putting on a great show.

Francis Roces

Francis Roces - 2010 Frock Out Grand Prize Winner

Designer Francis Roces creates his designs by casually blending retro flare with modern creativity and a dash of Asian twist. Francis has been designing since the mid-80s and has no plans of stopping. Created in 2000, his brand KimonoDragons is made for people who wear their creativity in a unique way.

kimonodragons@yahoo.com

James Silvrants

James Silvrants - 2010 Frock Out People's Choice Online Exhibit Winner

 

James learned to sew by his mother and grandmother, who recognized his talent for the art; his designs have been featured in numerous local fashion shows. A licensed hair dresser and makeup artist for 35 years, James owned and operated a successful salon in Denver, and continued to design clothing for weddings as well as tend to the hair and makeup needs of the day. With creations for adults and children, his use of fabrics ranges from exotic imports and domestic fabrics to green-friendly and recycled fabric.

sroushar@comcast.net

Tina Berger-Everroad

Tina Berger-Everroad

With a background in costume design, Tina loves contrasts and combines vintage aesthetics and Victorian era clothing with modern fabrics like vinyl and rubber. Her signature details include tarnished metal accents, black and white stripes and clothing that makes sounds. She loves to adapt vintage patterns to styles that are more easily worn today. Tina is also a DJ and likes making original outfits for the dance club.

djslaveone@gmail.com

Enuma Duhu

Enuma Duhu

After years as a closet ‘fashonista’ with a science degree, Enuma decided to pursue fashion in 2008 and continues to learn new things every day. A fan of color, prints, and accentuating the female body, she started the AudryMarie line to make a basic yet beautiful premier collection for women. Enuma will continue to work with dedication and patience as her flower blossoms.

enadd@yahoo.com

Jose Duran

Jose Duran

Jose’s interest in fashion has consumed all of his adult years. From his first job in 1989 at the custom design house of master tailor James Valimier in Denver, to his current freelance work as a patternmaker and CAD designer in NYC, fashion has dictated his direction. He enjoys creating sportswear oriented garments for both men and women, often incorporating costume-like detail. Made of natural fabrics, the garments range from fitted and tailored to casual and comfortable.

joseduranjr@hotmail.com

Fallene Wells

Fallene Wells

Fallene started sewing and designing when she was 11 years old and in 2007 she debuted her first collection at Forever Darling, an annual fashion show she produces to promote up-and-coming local designers. As a designer, she is inspired by art, architecture, and especially nature and enjoys creating vintage-inspired clothing with a contemporary flair that is flattering and wearable. Her unique fashion line, Let Em Have It!, is coming to local boutiques in January 2011.

letemhaveit.net
fallenew@yahoo.com

Tricia Hoke

Tricia Hoke

Tricia Hoke has worked as an independent designer since 2000, developing a signature collection just once a year. At the heart of each collection is a dedication to fashion as art- transformable clothing mixed with various themes and inspirations push her work beyond trends, producing timeless, unique pieces with true value. Twice nominated for the Rising Star in Fashion award from Fashion Group International, she has participated in many fashion events and loves the independent fashion community.

Triciahoke.com
triciahokemail@yahoo.com

Katie Wells

Katie Wells

Katie Wells is the brains and beauty behind GIDDYUP!, a quirky little company that loves doing one-of-a-kind designs. This includes bags, jewelry, clothing, costumes and more...oh my! The true inspiration for GIDDYUP! is New Orleans, where Katie spent many a day surrounded by music, parades and characters. See these fun designs at giddyupkatie.etsy.com.

info-giddyupkt@gmail.com

Melissa May

Melissa May

Melissa May draws inspiration from the Incroyables- a French Revolution-era subculture that dressed in wildly eccentric clothing as a way to celebrate individual freedom and to mock popular culture. Taking this tongue-in-cheek view of pop culture, Melissa creates garments that fuse together the worlds of elegant high fashion with rock 'n' roll and street styles. "It's Not Just A Phase!"

incroyablesbymelissamay@gmail.com

Stephanie Ohnmacht

Stephanie Ohnmacht

Winner of both the 2007 Frock Out! Challenge and Colorado’s Fashion Group International’s Rising Star Contest, Stephanie Ohnmacht returns poised to deliver ready to wear women’s career and party needs with feminine, flirty designs.  As the owner and lead designer for Denver-based Stephanie O., her one-of-a-kind pieces can be seen at Smooch (smoochstyle.com) and stephanieodesigns.com.

Stephanie@stephaniedesigns.com

Kotomi Yoshida

Kotomi Yoshida

With a background and degree in technical drawing, in college Kotomi shopped at thrift stores and then made her own clothes by recycling the materials and upcycling the designs. Now at Studio Yoshida, she makes Japanese-inspired streetwear for men and women. Her designs are eco-friendly, inexpensive and do not support sweatshops. Kotomi’s goal is to spread cool fashion with affordable prices to cool artsy people all over town.

Studioyoshida.etsy.com
Studio.yoshida@yahoo.com