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James Free Jewelers Named Official Jeweler of Cincinnati Fashion Event

IndependentsJul 19, 2021

James Free Jewelers Named Official Jeweler of Cincinnati Fashion Event

The Collective Fashion Show is a series of live and streaming events highlighting up-and-coming fashion designers.

James Free Jewelers is the official jeweler of The Collection Fashion Show, happening this fall.
Cincinnati—James Free Jewelers is the official jeweler of The Collective Fashion Show, a fashion design showcase based in its home city of Cincinnati.
 
Held Oct. 7-10, The Collective Fashion Show will feature four days of fashion events throughout the city live-streamed online, with the public able to attend some of the fun in person.
 
Produced by Penguin Monkey Productions, The Collective is hosted by celebrity stylist Ty Hunter, model Laura Kirkpatrick-Cianciolo, and fashion designer Amy Bond.
 
The hybrid format showcase will feature 15 fashion designers who have appeared on reality shows like “Project Runway,” showcasing their latest designs via video diaries, plus live-streaming their journey as they prepare for an in-person fashion show. 
 
In addition to the fashion show itself, the multi-day event will entail model fittings, designer Q&A sessions, an official launch party and wrap party, and a marketplace for the public to purchase designs online and in-person.
 
Throughout, designers will accessorize their looks with jewelry from James Free Jewelers.
 
“The Collective exists as a project to bring creative people together with the goal of really lifting everyone’s spirits,” said Amy Bond, who is The Collective’s s co-creator, executive producer and co-host, and herself a “Project Runway” alum.  
 
“Working with James Free Jewelers and some of their best brands will certainly excite attendees as they showcase some of the most artistic jewelry in Ohio.”
 
James Free Jewelers will present the launch party at ADC Fine Art Gallery and the wrap party at the Cincinnati Art Museum.
 
In-person and live stream tickets for The Collective’s several events are available at Eventbrite.
 
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Lenore Fedowis the associate editor, news at National Jeweler, covering the retail beat and the business side of jewelry.

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