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Fashion Designer Kevan Hall’s 2013 Spring Collection Presented by AGTA
by Robyn Hawk on December 19, 2012
Fashion Designer Kevan Hall’s 2013
Spring Collection Presented by AGTA
Los Angeles-based designer Kevan Hall unveiled his Spring 2013 collection December 5th with an intimate runway production at his atelier, presented by the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA), harkening back to the salon presentations of the 1950’s. Celebrities including Estelle, Teri Hatcher, who made it a mother-daughter date night with daughter Emerson Rose Tenney, Virginia Madsen, Mayim Bialik, Alfre Woodard, Twilight’s Christian Serratos and more were in attendance to take in the drama on the runway.
Front row (from left to right): Erica Courtney, Alfre Woodard (True Blood), Annika Marks (The Sessions), Virginia Madsen (The Magic of Belle Isle), Teri Hatcher (Desperate Housewives), Emerson Rose Tenney, Mayim Bialik (Big Bang Theory).
Known for his modern take on glamour, Hall’s Spring 2013 collection derives inspiration from the strong colors of Fauve landscapes. Ribbons and bows co-exist with structured silhouettes, accented with patent leather, creating an exuberant collection aimed at awakening the senses and returning to a feminine moment in fashion. The runway presentation consisted of ready-to-wear as well as red carpet-worthy eveningwear and culminated in a passage of bridal gowns from Kevan Hall’s new White Label collection. The designer, who once helmed iconic fashion house Halston, has enjoyed success as a perennial Red Carpet favorite, dressing many of Hollywood’s leading ladies including Katherine Heigl, Vanessa Williams, Jordin Sparks, Debra Messing, First Lady Michelle Obama plus countless others.
The show was presented by The American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Collection™ featuring fine jewelry by Erica Courtney, Baggins, Mark Schneider Designs, Somewhere in the Rainbow Collection and Yael Designs. “With Kevan’s obvious love of color in his designs, we thought this was a great opportunity to promote colored gemstones and pearls,” stated Douglas K. Hucker, AGTA’s CEO.“We were able to bring together a wide variety of jewelry to accessorize Kevan’s looks from a group of AGTA Member designers, all of whom have won multiple AGTA Spectrum Awards™.”
The AGTA Collection (from left to right): Adam Graham (AGTA), Amandla Stenberg (Hunger Games), Erica Courtney (Erica Courtney, Inc.), Jacqueline Emerson (Hunger Games), Yehouda Saketkhou (Yael Designs), Anil Maloo (Baggins Pearls), and Mark Schneider (Mark Schneider Designs).
It was an evening of fun and fabulous fashion - but we were thinking that we would like to see the Jewelry Designers take the spotlight. We didn't forget Erica Courtney check out the feature on Erica at the event - you can find that here.
Here are a few of the Red Carpet Jewelry looks from the evening...
Somewhere in the Rainbow Collection - Scottsdale, AZ Matched pair of cushion cut smoky topaz equaling a total of 30ct. Surrounded with 384 bead set white diamonds equaling 1.95ct. 6 round brilliant cut head set diamonds equal a total of.36ct. White gold is finished in black rhodium.
Anil Maloo Baggins, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA 14K white gold earrings featuring 8.5mm Akoya Pearls, 9mm white South Sea Pearls, 10-11mm Tahitian Pearls and accented with Diamonds (2.42 ctw.). These were this year’s Best Use of Pearl winners in the Spectrum Competition
Yehouda Saketkhou - Yael Designs - San Francisco, CA Pacifica tanzanite (10.15 ctw) and diamond (5.29 ctw.) earrings
Mark Schneider - Mark Schneider Design - Long Beach , CA Platinum earrings featuring 8 freshwater Pearls accented with Diamonds (.30 ctw.). Platinum Entry Innovation in Business/Day Wear at the Spectrum Awards this year.
Thanks for paying attention to the jewels for a moment and now, the 2013 Spring Collection from Atelier Kevan Hall...
The AGTA Collection™ participates in many events throughout the year. Upcoming 2013 events include the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards®, the AGS Conclave, the JIC Annual Jewelry Preview and the Primetime Emmys. All AGTA Members are eligible to participate. If you would like more information on participating in the AGTA Collection, please contact Adam Graham ([email protected]) or Danielle Pelletiere ([email protected]) at the AGTA office – 214-742-4367.