Monday, August 17, 2009

Fashion Designer Nary Manivong's Show Us Your Vintage! Facebook Fan Contest

For Immediate Release

DRESSED Documentary

SHOW US YOUR VINTAGE Facebook Fan Contest!

New York, NY, Summer 2009

DRESSED is a documentary about once homeless, Laotian-American fashion designer Nary Manivong and the trials and tribulations of “making it” as a fashion designer in America. The documentary, features an up-close and personal portrait of the self taught designer from his early beginnings as a homeless young boy in Ohio to the daily production routines and challenges faced leading up to the presentation of his Spring 2009 collection during New York’s infamous “Fashion Week”.

Click here to view the trailer:

Because of limited financial resources, Nary began designing and creating his “look” from vintage clothing, DRESSED. To capture that energy, a Facebook Fan contest was recently announced called SHOW US YOUR VINTAGE! and the winner will receive TWO tickets to Nary’s, September 10th fashion show (4pm-6pm) and entry to the sneak peak of the film DRESSED at 9pm that same evening. The contest runs from August 1, 2009 at 12:01am to August 31, 2009, 11:59pm only.

To join our fan page please click: DRESSED Fan Page

DRESSED Fans are asked to submit a photo of themselves featuring their favorite vintage piece, updated for the Fall ’09 trends with a caption of why they love it and why they are a fan of the film DRESSED! The winner is selected by Nary Manivong and the DRESSED Team.

The film also offers an insider’s look behind-the-scenes of the glamorous, chaotic world of fashion as well as insightful commentary from industry experts such as Fern Mallis, Senior Vice President of IMG Fashion; Ohio designer Nanette Lepore; Mickey Boardman of Paper Magazine; Author Mary Gehlhar “Fashion Designer’s Survival Guide”; Simon Collins, Dean of Fashion for Parsons, The New School for Design; Industry Consultant George Furlan; Stylist, Robert Verdi; President of The Fashion Group International, Margaret Hayes; fashion writer Lynn Yaeger and author and Creative Director at Barney's, Simon Doonan.

DRESSED is directed by award-winner David Swajeski, with executive producer Maryanne Grisz, both of

For more information, please contact: Maryanne Grisz at
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