THESE RENO-BASED DESIGNERS ARE ON THE RISE. HERE’S SOME HOMETOWN TALENT TO WATCH — AND WEAR.
The words “fashion design competition” may elicit visions of a chaotic workroom in New York City’s Parsons The New School for Design. “Project Runway” host Tim Gunn uttering his signature advice of “Make it work” is almost audible.
But this isn’t New York, and this isn’t a national television show. This is Reno, and this is Paper Moon’s Designer Challenge. Replace Gunn with Philip Romero, one of the Plumgate store’s owners, and his wife and co-owner Laura Ganchan-Romero for the always honest Heidi Klum.
The prize? A $1,200 buy from Paper Moon for its spring and fall 2013 fashion season, a two-day trip to the WWD Magic Fashion Trade Show in Las Vegas, a design trunk show pre-sale at Paper Moon’s Martinis at the Moon event …..
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