Wrote about the Richard Robinson Grande Premiere and the Most Promising Designer award to Leila Nahvi. Turns out, from correspondence with the Richard Robinson Fashion Academy, that the image used (with permission) to illustrate the latter is of another designer. Have to leave that image up, since it captures so much of what happened that evening.
Here is example of what Leila Nahvi sees:
Also turns out that, in keeping with the powerful and beautiful bilingual nature that is Canada, one can study at the Richard Robinson Fashion Academy in either Official Language of the country. Leila Nahvi’s award is referenced to her English cohort. The Most Promising Designer award in the French cohort was awarded to Sheila Nalunkuuma, as represented by this dress, worn by Model of The Year Melissa Brousseau:
Richard Robinson was so very generous in showcasing in students, in addition to his own collection. Three hours of absolute marvel. Now, in terms of that earlier dress…