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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

CZAR by Cesar Galindo Spring/Summer 2015

 (photo by Michael Ramsey)

Cesar Galindo mastered another beautiful collection this season in The Hub at the Hudson Hotel for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week! We spotted beautifully draped pieces, fluid metallic, colorful mosaic patterns and embellished sequin, and a now signature hoodie reminiscent of his last collection. The makeup reflected beautifully lined eyes in a shade of marine blue with contrasting strawberry pink lips. The hair this season included gorgeous, intricate braids dipped with a metallic touch.

Ashton and Sydney (photos by Noam Galai for MBFW)

Emily having her makeup (photo by Michael Ramsey)

Shelby, Katarina, Glamping winner Ashton, Taylor, and Marlee getting ready for the show (photo by Noam Galai for MBFW)


(photo by Noam Galai for MBFW)

(photo by Noam Galai for MBFW)


The man of the hour: Designer Cesar Galindo (photo by Noam Galai for MBFW)


 (photo by Michael Ramsey)

Special thanks to BlinC by Bambi Lynn for providing backstage production and PR in conjunction with Gregory Triana and Sean Nutley from Blue Cashew Events. Hair and Makeup provided by Ashunta Sheriff Beauty and Milani. Nails were brought by Rose Velez-Miggins. Beautiful jewelry pieces were styled and provided by Jane Hruska. Also, a warm thank you to supporting sponsor Original Mineral! For more photos and to see the official video on the MBFW site go here!

We hope you all enjoyed following New York Fashion Week through the eyes of our girls Victoria Monette, Katarina Richter, and "Glamping Across Texas" winner Ashton for #TotalTakeover on Instagram!


Our models definitely enjoyed their trip to the Big Apple and we are so happy for the opportunity to have them once again be a part of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week.



Until next time New York!


SIMON VIP SHOW AND LOOKBOOK LIVE!

It's the end of New York Fashion Week, but that doesn't mean the party has to stop! This season, the fashionable elite of Houston made their way to the invitation-only VIP Simon Fashion Show (presented by Cadillac, Vogue, and PaperCity) at the Galleria. This year, the show was opened by Cara Crowley, Associate Director of Special Events at Vogue alongside the adorable actress Ashley Madekwe (of Revenge and Salem).

Celebrity stylist Joey Tierney, Cara Crowley, and Ashley Madekwe (photo regrammed from @carakcrowley)

Let's go behind the scenes to see the making of the show!

 Neiman Marcus fitting ready to go!


Men's footwear provided by John Varvatos and Zegna

Alex and John rehearsing with producer Angela


Behind the scenes with our models, selfies included!


Isabelle Victoria working the catwalk

Alyssa trying on her digital wings for the first time

After sipping on great cocktails, audience members quickly took their seats to enjoy the show. The runway show was opened by Saks Fifth Avenue with model Alyssa Pasek wearing a beautiful Diane Von Furstenberg wrap gown. She surprised and stunned the front row by donning digital gold wings before gracing the catwalk. Followed were models displaying edgy, black outfits accented with metallic gold touches.

Katelynn in a sleek Roberto Cavalli gown.

Next up was newly opened boutique John Varvatos and boy did the audience go wild. Who doesn't love our Page Parkes men outfitted in London-cool, edgy looks? We spotted shades of eggplant on Alex Shanklin, amazing distressed leather outerwear on John Perez, and the most covetable leather backpack.



From Carolina Hererra, St. John, and Missoni, we were given different luxe ways to approach the cooler weather and evening affairs. St. John focused on staple boucle jackets, a beautifully draped cobalt blue poncho on Holly Draper, and a patterned poncho made chic with satin sweatpants worn by Nicole Kaspar. We would expect nothing less than colorful, eye-catching knits from Missoni, but were quite surprised with the fun mix of punk and quirky footwear. We especially loved the shearling accents on Caitlin Ricketts! Shades of red dominated Carolina Hererra's looks and all eyes were on Winnie Omoleme in her gorgeous gown fit for the MET Gala.

Nida rocks a monochromatic, cozy look perfect for Fall.


It seems every time the men enter the stage the crowd starts another uproar. What can we say? We love our Page Parkes men! This time, the boys were fitted in sharp Zegna suits and cozy, classic knits.

Dwayne charms the audience in his Zegna ensemble!

Closing the show was Neiman Marcus! We noticed intricate lace detailing on Suzie Ford, soft shades of gray on Allyson Cook, and a sleek McQueen ensemble worn by Michael Brown. Of course, everyone gasped when the finale look (a pastel pink taffeta Oscar De La Renta confection), worn by Katelynn Denney, swept the runway.

We're obsessed with this down-town chic look on Caitlin.

We can't get over the princess effect of this ODLR dress on Katelynn!

What an amazing show! We couldn't be more proud of our stylist Leslie Rivas Kelly and following models for working the runway: Alex Shanklin, Allyson Cook, Alyssa Pasek, Ashlee Disney, Brooke Adams, Caitlin Ricketts, Christi Schaefer, Dwayne Daniels, Holly Draper, Isabelle Victoria, John Perez, Katelynn Denney, Katie Moore, Kelsie Moody, Landon Wasem, Lindsey Schultz, Nida Khurshid, Marion Sealy, Michael Brown, Nicole Kaspar, Randy Valle, Ross Davidson, Sabrina Nicole, Shiloh McDuff, Suzie Ford, Taylor Dixon, Vicki McCarty, and Winnie Omoleme.

Stylist Leslie Rivas Kelly, Page Parkes Vice President Tabitha Pagel-Garcia, and Agency Director Erik Bechtol

We also hoped you did not miss the new concept of a live built-in-closet "Lookbook Live" arranged by GQ and Glamour the day after the VIP show! Our audience was able to interact with the style experts Kiersten Geiger from Glamour and Sabir Peele of Men's Style Pro along with Houston bloggers Issa Chou from We Wear Things  and Mishelle Echeverria from Houstonista. Our models for the evening Alex, Alyssa, Brooke, Marion, Randy, and Ross displayed this season's trends (Shades of Blue, Shearling, Blazer 2.0, Gymwear, etc.) from retailers like Macy's, Guess, Banana Republic, and Armani Exchange.



Fittings for LookbookLive with Lauren and Randy

Backstage with our models and experts!

The beautifully merchandised closet for Lookbook Live!

For more behind the scenes or videos of the runway, follow our Instagram (@pageparkescorp) and Houston Galleria's IG (@houstongalleria). You can also check out hashtags (#foundatsimon and #simonlookbooklive) for more photos.

Monday, September 15, 2014

#MCM: Vogue's Top 10 Male Models

#ManCrushMonday features Vogue's top picks for male models of all time!! Many have stomped the runways of Saint Laurent and Ferragamo while others have landed major campaigns for Dolce&Gabbana and Tommy Hilfiger. Of course, we are thrilled to see our PPC alum Tyson as one of those chosen supermodels.

 Who's your #MCM?! For more information on each model, check out the article here!

Tyson Beckford

David Gandy | Brad Kroenig | Jon Kortajarena

Sean O'Pry | Marcus Schenkenberg | Mathias Lauridsen 

Mark Vanderloo | Noah Mills | Evandro Soldati

Thursday, September 11, 2014

SPOTTED: Victoria Monette at Concept Korea!

SPOTTED: Victoria Monette strutting down the runway of Concept Korea Spring/Summer 2015 at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in a monochromatic and minimal ensemble. This clean silhouette is the perfect go-to look this season whenever you want to look sleek and sophisticated. We also hoped everyone enjoyed her #TotalTakeover last week for Instagram (@pageparkescorp)!



Thursday, September 04, 2014

New York Fashion Week & Page Parkes' Glamping Across Texas!

It's that time of year again! Mercedes Benz Fashion Week has started and Our girls are flying up to the Big Apple to model in designer Cesar Galindo's show produced by Bambi Lynn at the HUB this Sunday at 1:30pm! 
 

We also want to take this opportunity to congratulate our Page Parkes' "Glamping Across Texas" winner Ashton Zamarron! She is now on her way to NYFW along with our gorgeous girls below. This will be Ashton's first time to New York!


 Emily Matheny, Charlotte Stevens, and Marlee Menendez

Taylor Hilton, Katarina Richter, and Shelby Bullard


Sarah Tierney and Sydney Wallis


Stay tuned for behind the scenes of our Page Parkes beauties.

Until then, follow our Instagram (@pageparkescorp) for model Vicoria Monette's total takeover to get the inside look at NYFW!!