Slidell designers semifinalists in Fashion Week competition

When fashion models take to the 50-foot runway March 21 at the Sugar Mill in New Orleans, twice they will be sporting clothing lines created by fashion designers from Slidell. Abbey Vitrano and Lindsey Smith are among a dozen semifinalists in the Fashion Week New Orleans’ third annual Top Design Competition. Emerging designers from throughout the southeast region will be competing for an array of prizes and opportunities.

20wtcfashion1 Abbey Vitrano of Slidell, shown with some of her designs, is a semifinalist in the Top Design Competition at Fashion Week New Orleans.

Vitrano is an LSU apparel design major and 2008 Slidell High graduate. She was a member of LSU’s Hemline organization and has designed wardrobes for more than 16 theatre productions.

Smith, who attended school in Mississippi, recently completed a bachelor of fine arts degree in fashion design at Savannah College of Art and Design. She interned with Suzanne Perron, a New Orleans bridal designer, along with last year’s Top Design Competition winner Stephanie Young.Read more
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