F-1’S ZOOM, ZOOM, ZOOM FACTOR: FULL TILT FASHION AT THE W

BY LANCE AVERY MORGAN

It is the Formula 1 Race Week and it will be one of the most fashionable weeks in the Jet-Set racing world and in Austin. How?  Cut to: the FULL TILT high-octane fashion show and champagne brunch where International VIP’s and the fashion elite will mingle.

The event kicks off an exciting weekend for Austin’s Grand Prix where glamour, fashion and the luxurious racing lifestyle collide. FULL TILT Fashion Show on Friday, November 16th from 11:30am – 2:30pm at W Hotel Austin

The FULL TILT folks have assembled an exciting roster of world-class designers whose designs represent the glamorous lifestyle that is so much a part of race weekend.  Here’s a look at the lineup and we’ll see you on the front row…

Linda Asaf Design    

Austin’s own, Linda Asaf will present her expanded ‘Evolution of Glory’ Fall 2012 Collection. The collection is racing-inspired and features leather, lace, and contemporary designs that promise to both wow and entertain the audience.

Keepers   

Keepers will showcase luxury menswear including Hugo Boss – Sponsor of the McLaren Formula 1 Team, Ermenegildo Zegna, Versace Collection, and Robert Comstock outerwear for more than just the men.

Melissa Shoes                            

Melissa Shoes are all about design, function, and sustainability. A playground where leading artists and designers mold dreams and fantasies into wearable works of art without hurting the Earth. Each shoe is crafted in Brazil from MELFLEX – a hypoallergenic and recyclable thermoplastic.

High-profile collaborations with Vivienne Westwood, Jean Paul Gaultier, and Jason Wu among many others, result in iconic, sassy, and colorful objects of desire. Melissa is presented by LENNY e CIA Houston.

COOMI   

Designer Coomi gives new meaning to the term renaissance women. Over the past two decades, her creativity and inherent artistic nature have driven her careers as a textile designer, architect, and landscape designer. It now fuels her breathtaking 20kt gold jewelry collection with prices up from $5,000 to $200,000 sold exclusively in Austin at Julian Gold.

Adorn Jewelry    

ADORN Jewelry, will feature rare antique objects giving a contemporary edge to remarkable pieces from the past. Antique and Vintage finds are seamlessly

integrated into lovely statement pieces to ADORN your modern look. Necklaces, bracelets, and earrings feature authentic Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and vintage from the 50s, 60s and 70s into original hand

crafted contemporary treasures.

St. Thomas                               

What Austin fashion show would be complete without legendary St. Thomas Boutique? Their exquisite, cocktail dresses and couture evening gowns will grace the runway just in time for holiday galas and the Inaugural Ball.

For questions, please call 512.895.9533 or visit www.fulltiltaustin.com for more information.

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