Bernina Fashion Fund Showcase Winner
Shusi showed a 5-look collection during Austin Fashion Week and competed in the Bernina Fashion Fund Showcase for emerging designers where they were selected as the judges' choice winner.
Shusi is now the 2018 BERNINA Fashion Fund representative throughout Texas and will be showing next at Fashion X Dallas and Fashion X Houston in the Fall of 2018.
The judges for the evening were Amy Sherfinski (Director of Marketing for BERNINA of America), Chanel Dror (Executive Producer at camillestyles.com), Gail Chovan (local fashion designer), Lance Avery Morgan (Publisher of The Society Diaries), Gunnar Deatherage (Project Runway designer), Korto Momolu (Project Runway designer) and Kaki Gaines (blogger/stylist).
SS 18 LOOKBOOK
SHUSI's debut collection, appropriately named Genesis which means Beginning, is a commentary on the rebellion of nudity and explores how the first sin gave rise to fashion.
The first consequence of Adam and Eve's sin as stated in Genesis 3:7 was "And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together, and made themselves lionclothes." The Spring/Summer 2018 collection, which features vibrant garments made from ankara fabric from West Africa, promotes body positivity with pieces such as women's crop tops and rompers for men.