[San Juan Moda] Spring/Summer 2016

With a total of 40 presentations and the first ever gala, this commences the Spring/Summer 2016 presentation of San Juan Moda, to be held at El San Juan Resort and Casino from October 2nd to the 10th.

“We will be various spaces deigned to present over 27 different shows. The beginning of the season will be with the celebrated with the first ever fashion gala to be held in honor of 5 trendsetting women of the island. In this event we will also be hold an award show were we will present the most outstanding designers, stylist, artist, models, etc” said Bermúdez.

Carlos Bermudez, President of San Juan Moda.

Carlos Bermudez, President of San Juan Moda.

The opening of the nine-day San Juan Fashion begins with the celebration of the fifteen years year career of designers Michelle and Norein Otero, also known as Ecliptica in the new Gold Room of the Hotel San Juan.

Other designers who will be the International Ballroom are Stella Nolasco, Sonia Rivera, Heriberto Vazquez, Louis Angel Quiñones, Kelvin Giovanni, Miriam Budet, Jaer Caban, Marcos Carrazana, Edzel Giovanni, Sonia Santiago, Lisa Capalli, Jose Raul, Ruben Dario, Lisa Thon, Eddie Guerrero among others.


[San Juan Moda] Host Inaugural Gala

(L to R) Gisela Asencio de Alemañy, Gricel Mamery, Lucy Rodriguez Bacardí, Ruby Lefranc y Mimi Emanuelli. Photo by Giovani Cordero.

(L to R) Gisela Asencio de Alemañy, Gricel Mamery, Lucy Rodriguez Bacardí, Ruby Lefranc y Mimi Emanuelli. Photo by Giovan Cordero.

On the 5th Edition of “San Juan Moda”, the organization has selected the top five women who best represent fashion in Puerto Rico, acknowledging them with the first anual event: “Las Cinco Mas Fabulosas”.

The project “Las Cinco Mas Fabulosas”, The Five Most Fashion Forward is a concept that seeks to recognize the woman that is true to her style, that can embrace different trends and make them her own. ‘These are women that do not follow runways, but seek, choose, and adapt to their styles, becoming fashion icons’, said Iris Eden Santiago, creator of the project.

This inaugural group is composed of: Gisela Asencio de Alemañy, Ruby Lefranc, Lucy Rodríguez Bacardí, Gricel Mamery y Mimi Emmanuelli de Rubín. These women will be acknowledged on Friday, October 2 when “San Juan Moda” becomes host to the 1st Annual Gala of Fashion to be held in The San Juan Resort and Casino.

La Gala de la Moda”, fashion gala is the precursor of the 5th edition of “San Juan Moda”, held from October 2 to the 10th at The San Juan Resort and Casino. The gala will also be host to the first ever fashion awards to the best designs of the 4th Edition of “San Juan Moda” Spring/Summer ‘15. ‘The San Juan Moda Fashion Awards will be held twice a year, recognizing the best of the previous seasons’, said Carlos Bermudez, President of the organization. ‘Another innovative aspect of SJM, is that for the first time the work of Fashion Editors, Fashion Journalist, Fashion Columnist and Stylist will also be acknowledged.’, stated Bermudez.

The San Juan Moda Fashion Awards will recognize extraordinary design and excellence in the following categories:

  • Outstanding Haute Couture Collection
  • Outstanding Womenswear Collection
  • Outstanding Menswear Collection
  • Outstanding Overall Design
  • Best Evening wear
  • Best Wedding Dress
  • Best Runway Ambiance
  • Most Outstanding Female Model
  • Most Outstanding Male Model
  • Best Hair and Makeup Artistry
  • Best Accessories Design
  • The Carlota Alfaro Vanguard Award

La Gala de la Moda” is a celebration of the fashion industry, with the aim of rewarding excellence, creativity, diversity and stimulate the various collaborators that make this a successful, lively industry. For more information on tickets and pricing visit: San Juan Moda or write to: ojocreativopr@gmail.com.