There was an auction during the event of the two red gowns that both Cadile and Cennamo unveiled at the Go Red benefit for the American Heart Institution and apparently, Vanidades readers will get the privilege of voting for the winning design.
On Tuesday night, February 6th, I was supposed to visit the Vanidades Fashion Lounge at the Arena on West 41st Street in Manhattan, with Carl Ditmars. Alas, we were sidetracked at the last minute and never made it to the show.
But the shows by Editorial Televisa in Collaboration with Maybelline and Garnier, featured two talented Hispanic designers: Gustavo Cadile and Rafael Cennamo. Hosted by the new “face” of Maybelline, Danna Garcia, we missed seeing April Hernandez, Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera, and even America’s Top Model’s Jay Alexander.
As you will can see from the photos below, Argentinian designer Gustavo Cadile presented showy, red-carpet worthy dresses that had glamour and romance, but are still quite romantic and feminine. I love this one-shoulder blue gown with graceful draping, and this brilliant red gown that looks like a modern “Juliet” could win anyone’s heart wearing it!
Rafael Cennamo, a Venezuelan native, also had a show that evening. The final dress of the show was literally, a show-stopper: a dramatic, red ball gown that literally covered the runway, although it is a bit reminiscent of LaCroix way back when. I mean, let’s face it, who wouldn’t turn heads in this (even if she couldn’t turn around, herself in it! without a bit of assistance from her ladies in waiting?)
I’m really sorry I didn’t get to this set of shows…it really looked like a great evening. Hopefully I will, next season!