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NICK APPEARANCES.....Project ETHOS LA Fashion Week: Nick Verreos Hosts at the Avalon Hollywood!

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Plaid Happy: Nick Verreos emcee's Project Ethos LA Fashion Week Presented by Carlton Hair
Last Friday night, I had the pleasure of emceeing Project ETHOS Fashion-Music-Art Los Angeles Fashion Week Presented by Carlton Hair at the Avalon Hollywood. Project Ethos produces events showcasing and supporting indie talent in fashion, music and art.
Fierce Runway: Nick Verreos on stage, Project Ethos LA Fashion Week Presented by Carlton Hair
I hosted a Project Ethos event several months ago--also in Hollywood--and had an absolute blast so I was happy to return and be the Host With The Most. I knew it would be a fun and crazy night when I arrived (and I got there EARLY!), the Avalon parking lot was already at capacity and they told me I couldn't park there! (I told you: Crazy!).
Pool Boy: Nick Verreos flanked by the B. Vika Swimsuit Models, Project Ethos LA Fashion Week
The lines were halfway down to Hollywood Blvd. and I wondered "Is Lady Gaga performing?" Nope, it's all for Project Ethos. The Avalon Hollywood stage was transformed into a fabulous runway perfect for LA's up-and-coming fashion talent to showcase their designs.
Draped: Cardi Wrap by Kymaro, Project Ethos LA Fashion Week Cinched: Cradi Wrap by Kymaro, Project Ethos LA Fashion Week
Besides the near-the-runway stage VIP seats, it was Standing Room Only as the runway portion of the show began. Approximately 20 Designers and over 100 models (all hair styled by Carlton Hair stylists of course!) featured creations ranging from sexy swimwear from B.Vinka, CardiWrap by Kymaro (a wrap that can be transformed into 60 different styles!), UK-inspired designs from Southern California-based Brit Boy Fashions and its founder Brian Terry, Menswear Denim and Graphic Tees from Doctrine, and luxe evening separates from Annie & Jade by Annie Lee and many more.
Nick Verreos and Gordana Gehlhausen on the Project Ethos LA Fashion Week Red Carpet
In addition to the designers above, a big highlight for me--as well as Project Runway fans in the audience--was seeing Season 6 contestant Gordana Gehlhausen's Goga by Gordana line on Friday night as well. Her new line for Spring 2011 was eclectic, fun, colorful and had a very "Sexy Starlet in St Tropez" vibe.
Lady In Red (Skirt): Goga by Gordana Gehlhausen Project Ethos LA Fashion Week
In between runway shows (they were broken up into two sections), LA-based band Voxhaul Broadcast performed. Also, being that we were at the Avalon Hollywood, there was great music to dance to afterward, as the surrounding area near the runway stage quickly turned into a packed dance floor!
Project Runway Connection Part Two: Nick Verreos poses with Project Runway Season 5 Model Runa Lucienne (she dropped out of the show unexpectedly right before one of the runway shows, modeling for Keith Bryce)
There was an After Party as well where VIP'ers--from stylists, editors, buyers, designers to models--could continue the party late into the night. Like last time, I had an immense blast and congratulate all the designers, musicians and artists who took part in Project Ethos LA Fashion Week...and thank you for laughing at my jokes, and clapping to my "Nick Runway Walk"!

1 Response to "NICK APPEARANCES.....Project ETHOS LA Fashion Week: Nick Verreos Hosts at the Avalon Hollywood!"

jw_ny said...

wow...Nick, you look so hot (sexy hot that is) in those plaid pants and tux top. Love the look! drooling ;)