by Brian Lipton

Fashion Designers of Latin America (FDLA) has announced the official schedule and participating fashion designers for the upcoming FDLA season during New York Fashion Week (NYFW) for its live shows in September. The spring/summer 2022 FDLA shows will take place at Lavan541 (541 W 25th Street) in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. The organization said that the event will be produced in adherence to New York State Health Guidelines.

The festivities will kick off with a virtual press conference taking place on Tuesday, September 7th at 6pm, which will be followed by an up-close in-person showcase featuring the best of Latin-American Fashion Designers with FDLA honorary president Agatha Ruiz de La Prada and special guest Custo Barcelona.

Participants include Dante Luxury Footwear, Dayana Leon, Giannina Azar, Glenkora Comte, Indira & Isidro, Jose Ventura, Leti Faviani, Paris Rodriguez, Rosita HurtadoSamantha Telfair, Yirko Sivirich, and Yas Gonzalez.

“We look forward to a strong coming back this fashion season and to celebrate the best of Latin American fashion in both physical and digital presentations,” said Albania Rosario, founder at FDLA.