Nolcha Fashion Week is a leading award winning event, held during New York Fashion Week, for independent fashion designers to showcase their collections to a global audience of press, retailers, stylists and industry influencers.


Nolcha Fashion Week: New York has built an acclaimed reputation as a hot incubator of new fashion design talent and is officially listed by New York City Economic Development Corporation; offering a range of cost effective options to increase designers recognition and develop their business.


Click here for design application to participate in the runway show. Click here to participate in media lounge.


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For the past six years Nolcha Fashion Week has been held simultaneously with New York Fashion Week and established itself as the leading fashion week platform of discovery and promotion of innovative independent fashion designers.

Advanced Fashion

Fashion Advance is an online platform that provides direct access to fashion industry experts. Breaking into the fashion industry is a cumbersome and expensive process. It requires a lot of time, energy, and sheer luck.


The goal with Fashion Advance is to alleviate this process by connecting those who aspire to be in the fashion industry, directly with accomplished fashion industry professionals through the use of technology.

Nolcha Fashion Week, an award winning showcase for independent fashion designers, welcomes applications for Fall/Winter 2015 runway shows taking place February 2016. 


The Nolcha Fashion Week: New York runway shows offer fashion designers a cost effective and professional platform to showcase their collection during New York Fashion Week to media, retailers, stylists, celebrities and industry influencers.

Media & Sponsors

The successful showcase consistently receives positive media coverage including features in Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, NBC, MTV and Forbes; and supported by brands including Coca-Cola, RUSK, Vitamin Water, America Airlines, Don Q Rums and Landrover.


Nolcha Fashion Week: New York has consistent celebrity attendance including Christy Turlington, Mel B, Coco Rocha, Kat Graham, Jennie Garth, Kelly Rutherford, Bella Thorne, Russell Westbrook, Zendaya, VH1’s Carrie Keagan, 30 Rock’s Katrina Bowden, Chloe Bridges and prominent media attend to view the latest trends within the fashion industry.