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Creative Duo to Debut Summer Collection at ’407 Runway’ Summer Fashion Show

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Designer, Gianna Ida Short, fitting a model on July 8, 2010 at 407 Studios, 407 Main Street in Rockland. Photo by, Nicole Marie Fuller of Nicole Marie Images

ROCKLAND – Designer, Gianna Ida Short of See Line Apparel and Photographer, Nicole Marie Fuller of Nicole Marie Images will debut their summer collection at ’407 Runway’ Fashion Show at 7:00pm on Saturday, July 24th.¬† The event will be hosted by 407 Studios, an art cooperative consisting of six artists and by Asymmetrick Arts, a mixed media art gallery, located at 405 Main Street in Rockland, Maine.

The fashion show is the result of Gianna’s desire to take See Line Apparel, her clothing line, more seriously and Nicole’s commitment to collaborating and sharing her resources with other creative people. Gianna’s designs have come to life in Nicole’s studio, located in 407 Studios, which houses a recently acquired sewing machine and a silk screen printing station. This joint venture has lead to the creative duo starring in a short documentary film entitled “The Rack”, filmed by Brennan Wesley, a film student at the Maine Media Workshop. In the film, Giana states, “… her [Nicole] confidence in my abilities as a designer gives me the confidence to make my things better.” In describing their creative relationship Nicole simply exclaims, “She inspire me and has taught me so much …”

’407 Runway’ Summer Fashion Show will be a ticketed three part event. There will be a Behind the Scenes Affair upstairs at 407 Studios with live models in the windows of Asymmetrick Arts downstairs from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. The runway portion of the show will also be at Asymmetrick Arts from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. After the show, Nicole Marie Images, will host an Open Studio at 407 Studios. Tickets can be purchased in advanced for $10.00, which includes admission to the Behind the Scenes Affair and fashion show or for $3.00 for fashion show admission only. Tickets at the door are $5.00 for fashion show only. Tickets can be purchased at 407 Studios, RHEAL Day Spa or by PayPal at www.NicoleMarieImages.com.

Gianna Short of See Line Apparel, is a fashion designer who has been sewing since middle school. She originally hails from Edmond, Oklahoma but relocated to Camden, Maine, in 2009, where she currently resides. Gianna participated in a version of “Project Runway” in 2007 and 2008 at the University of Kansas, where she graduated with a B.S. in Environmental Studies. She will be launching an Etsy site this month where she will sell her designs under the new See Line Apparel label. Gianna will be moving to Vancouver in August to pursue a graduate degree in Food and Resource Economics at the University of British Columbia.

Nicole Marie Fuller of Nicole Marie Images, is a fine art and documentary photographer from Alameda, California. Her work has appeared in Music Scene Magazine and Student Filmmakers Magazine. Nicole has exhibited her images in California, New York and Maine. She has also shot promotional material for the Maine Media Workshops, where she completed the Professional Certificate Program in Photography in 2008. Nicole currently lives in Rockport, Maine, where she teaches Photography and Video Production.

Runway Music will be provided by the Camden based Electronic Music Duo, The Vistas. Music also provided by Lincolnville based Singer-songwriter Alexis Pastuhov of In Stitches. Makeup will be provided by RHEAL Day Spa of Rockland. Drinks will be provided by Brevetto Bistro and Wine Bar of Camden. Public Relations and Creative Consulting is provided by Shatema Brooks of Studio 305 located in Rockland.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Shatema Brooks

Telephone Number: (646)807-8599

Website: http://www.NicoleMarieImages.com

Email: shatemabrooks@gmail.com