Indiana Fashion Week is upon us and we are in the race to the runway! We have a week of momentum-building events that lead to a high-velocity runway show featuring some of Indiana’s most talented fashion creators. During the finale show we will see collections from some of the state’s brightest & most innovative designers and brands. They cover the full gamut, from streetwear to upcycled eveningwear. We’re pleased to introduce you to this creative class!
WAZUAZ by STALPH
WaZeil & UaZit who are a wife and husband duo, owners & makers of the slow-brand STALPH. WAZUAZ by STALPH is their earth-friendly collection of apparel, comprised of gender-fluid styles that are all designed, constructed and botanically dyed in house. Their vision as designers is focused on size inclusivity, sustainability, ethical material sourcing and being environmentally conscious with their practices.
Tendai Phillips, our featured designer for this year’s INDFW, is the Founder and Creative Director of REDEFINITION CLOTHING. Tendai was born and raised in Zimbabwe, and moved to the United States, where she graduated from The Art Institute of Indianapolis with a Bachelor in Fashion Design.
Tendai’s designs are heavily influenced by a combination of pop culture, streetwear and current fashion trends. REDEFINITION is a brand that caters to urban fashion lovers who are culturally diverse.
Peggy Latta is a restyle designer for her label •textile hARvesT•. She creates one-of-a-kind, wearable art garments and accessories. Peggy is a seamstress with decades of experience in bridal, couture home decor, and her signature 11 inch tall replica miniature gowns.
Designer, Micah Horne, started her brand, ASYMCLOTHING, as a sophomore in high school. ASYMCLOTHING uses asymmetrical, hand-drawn line art to create easily applicable, unique pieces. With simple but distinctive pieces like the ones from ASYM, Micah believes she can aid in anyone’s journey to looking and feeling their best.
Beth Bennett is an Indiana native designer and owner of her brand startup, BETHE. Beth has been designing fashion, costumes, and custom clothing for 30 years and has worked in national markets such as Chicago, New York, and Atlanta. She currently collaborates with clients from her showroom in Indianapolis and is happy to share this first BETHE capsule collection with INDFW.
Andrea Campbell Designs
Andrea Campbell is the head designer and owner of Andrea Campbell Designs. The brand was created to offer a positive space for women to indulge in the beauty of fashion all while learning to love their bodies as they are. Andrea‘s ultimate goal is to design the perfect effortless wardrobe for curvy women everywhere!
(She doesn’t want me to bring it up but I’m doing it anyway…)
Denisha “Dlang” Ferguson, founder and owner of DLANG Designs, is inspired by creation and connection. She started sewing as a teenager and produced her first fashion show at 16-years-old to create a platform for creators to showcase their work. The designs she creates through the brand are expressions of her love for creating pieces that are versatile, look good on various body types and that have a classic edge.