Beauty and the Muse

Samurai: Beyond the Armor Finale Fashion Show

Posted on: June 10, 2014

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(One of the samurai inspired looks in the show.)

 

March 17, 2014

Samurai: Beyond the Armor Finale Fashion Show

Detroit Institute of Art

Downtown Detroit

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Ten local designers from the Metro Detroit Area were chosen to create their own individual samurai inspired looks. Weeks before the show, thousands of people voted for their favorite ensemble. And the winner was announced at the end of the show by The Detroit Garment Guild!

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Before I reveal the winner here are a few of my favorite looks in the show. I loved this reptile looking blazer with the pumpkin colored trousers.

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This dainty ballerina tip-toed down the runway with this feminine gown.

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Nope! This one didn’t win but this gown is definitely winning in my book.

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And the winner is… Janna Coumoundouros’s gown. She is a local jewelry maker and photographer, Lilacpop. I’ve seen her around butnever knew she was a designer too! By the way the crown gasped I knew that he dress was the winner.

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A model and the designer. So much work was involved in these pieces.

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The winner! Congrats Janna! (Opps. This link is broken. Click the pic to view.)

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Last but not least, my Outfit Of The Day!

My blazer was from Torrid. The Shirt from Burlington Coat Factory. The pants from Wal-Mart. The shades and scarf are from Forever 21.

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2 Responses to "Samurai: Beyond the Armor Finale Fashion Show"

Love the pumpkin colored pants as well, but her poor feet look pained… her ankle looks like it about to pop! These are total works of art though. Very cool.

You would say that Nicky. Lol.

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