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PERONI Nastro Azzurro Announces PERONI Style Atlanta: Emerging Designers Competition

July 27, 2012

ATLANTA, GA, July 25, 2012 / PRWEB – Over the past twenty years, Atlanta has built a reputation for discovering breakthrough phenomenon’s who have transitioned from local recognition to international fame. Now with Atlanta’s fashion industry on the rise, including the harboring of fashion anchors such as SCAD Atlanta, Bauder College and America’s Mart, PERONI Nastro Azzurro is proud to announce the launch of the first PERONI Style Atlanta: Emerging Designers Competition. Scheduled to take place at the beautiful Carnegie Salon at 200 Peachtree, four of Atlanta’s best emerging designers will showcase their spring / summer 2013 collection to a panel of fashion experts, with chances of winning a prize package to jumpstart their career.

On July 17, 2012, 47 up and coming designers attended a casting call for their chances to compete as a semi-finalist. PERONI Nastro Azzurro and an expert team of fashion leaders including Meredith Garcia of, Tenley Gilstrap of SCAD-Atlanta, Ashley Skaggs of America’s Mart, and Joseph Smith of Konsortium Koncepts selected four of Atlanta’s top designers to debut their collection during the August premier show. Meredith Garcia states, “Assessing the talent we saw at the open casting call, the showing was beyond impressive and we are very excited to see what the four finalists have to offer in August.” Garcia continues, “The designers were so impressive, I believe they could rival many of those already established in the industry.”

Steve Canal, Field Marketing Manager – Southeast of Miller Coors and the man behind the movement states, “The PERONI Style Atlanta: Emerging Designers competition is anticipated to launch a fashion movement the city has been eager to see for years.” Canal continues, “This Milan-inspired show will assist young designers to break into the competitive fashion industry by providing the resources and publicity needed to garner recognition.”

PERONI Style Atlanta: Emerging Designers Competition will take place on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Carnegie Salon at 200 Peachtree from 8pm – 11pm. Over 300 leaders in the fashion and entertainment communities will come out and witness the birth of Atlanta’s growing fashion scene; initiating the much needed push to bring Atlanta’s fashion industry together while acknowledging the growing talent in the community.

For additional information regarding the PERONI Style Atlanta: Emerging Designers Competition, please contact media and event organizers:

Angela Watts | AW Media Group | | 678-637-0982


Christal Jordan | Enchanted PR | | 678-499-0297

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