, a Cleveland designer, showcased his fall and winter collection during New York's famed fashion week on Monday. The Ohio designer, who's work was first showcased during Columbus' fashion week (take that, you eastern fashionistas!) received rave reviews for his freshman showing with Women's Wear Daily declaring him "one to watch."
This year's collection, filled with confident, feminine dresses, soft silken shirts, and fitted capris are sure to widen eyes. But if you want to find Manivong's stuff, you're going to have to go to -- yikes! -- Pittsburgh. His clothes haven't made it into Cleveland boutiques yet.
"We're working on that," says Magalie Rene, Manivong's pr manager. — Rebecca Meiser