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New York Fashion Week Lights up with Times Square Fashion Week

Dee Rivera

NYC Came Alive with Times Square Fashion Week’s Annual Show in conjunction with The Fashion Week Experience and Fashion Against Violence!

Jean Shafiroff, NYC Socialite and Philanthropist,  Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, Tom Harris, and Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright, welcomed guests to the Annual Times Square Fashion Week Show 2022!

NEW YORK, September 12, 2022  — On Saturday, September 10th, Times Square Fashion Week returned for its fourth year full of indie & couture designers, celebrating diversity on the runway right on Duffy Square.  

This year, Times Square Fashion Week partnered with The Fashion Week Experience which sponsors designers nationwide and in the Bronx to empower young people to be designers.. 

Times Square Fashion Week 2022 kicked off the event with CEO & Founder, Dee Rivera, welcoming everyone to the event. Mistress of Ceremony, Jean Shafiroff; James Corbett, Founder of The Fashion Week Experience; Vanessa Coppes CEO/Editor-in-Chief of Bella Magazine; and NYS Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright, honored and presented I Love ❤️New York awards to several impactful figures. Mark Levine, Manhattan Borough President, was presented with the “Leadership Award”. Tom Harris, of The Times Square Alliance, was presented with the award for “Community Leadership”. Designer CJackson was presented with the “Designer of the Year ” Award, and Designer Mohikas was presented with the “Rising Star” Award. 

Assemblywoman Rebecca Seawright honored Dee Rivera with a New York State Proclamation for Times Square Fashion Week and for contributing to Fashion and diversity in NYC.

As soon as the Full Frontal Fashion Show began, guests and VIPS experienced collections of local designers and couture including Gloria Lee, Diana Mahrach Couture, Julissa Designs, and MetaBurnett. 

Gloria Lee’s collection was bright, colorful and playful. She had a special guest modeling one of her designs: Activist and Influencer, Janira Obregon.

Julissa Designs’ collections are inspired by her wish to spread the message of God through her designs. 

MetaBurnett, created by CEO and Creative Director, Emily Burnett, brought experiential fashion to the runway, merging the Metaverse and Fashion.

Diana Mahrach Couture showed off her luxurious gowns and dresses adorned with sequins and flowers. 

We want to thank our amazing partners, Blowouts Inspire Confidence with Celebrity Stylist Hector Rodriguez, Celebrity Makeup Artist Marc Harvey and his MySkincAir Organics line, Fedora Lounge Salon, GoSilli Straws, Guns Down Life Up, Hamptons Coconuts, Kumoluxe, Mindset Wellness, Strong Coffee Company, Times Square Alliance, True Serenity Tea, among others!

“I can’t believe we are in our 4th Year! I am always extremely grateful for all of the talented designers that showcased their work for Times Square Fashion Week every year as well as the Times Square Alliance who have supported us throughout the years! says Dee Rivera, of DCG Media Group and Founder of Times Square Fashion Week™.

Dee Rivera
Dee Rivera

Dee Rivera, CEO of DCG Public Relations/DCG Media Group, Bringing nearly 15 years of public relations experience, working with some of the most recognizable fashion, beauty, luxury, lifestyle brands and celebrities in the world, Dee has her polished finger on the pulse of the next big trend. Ms. Rivera's background started in publishing working for magazines such as Latina, Modern Bride, Essence, Chaos LA and working with celebrity covers that included Jennifer Lopez, Eva La Rue, Rosie Perez, and a plethora of other celebrities. Dee is an expert at crafting and delivering messages from brands to the media, and consumers alike. Her company also specializes in pr, branding virtual events, digital marketing and advertising. Her experiential pop ups for brands and authors are extremely successful and have been a tool to expand brand names. She is the Founder of Latinista.com , Hamptons Fashion Week , Times Square Fashion Week, Glambition.biz among other brands. Dee also travels as a speaker for her book Glambition Knocking Down Walls In Heels and is a lifestyle expert and has been featured in WPIX11, FOX TV, NBC and Telemundo.

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