Los Angeles, California (MMD Newswire) June 25, 2012 -- Fashion Designer Kami Shade' is rapidly establishing herself as a force to be reckoned with in the cut-throat fashion industry. The latest achievement in her career will be the editorial spread in W Magazine featuring international supermodel Joan Smalls of Gucci and Givenchy fame. The spread highlights a new addition to the collection which features Kami Shade's High Fashion Couture, Sequin Dresses, Vintage Inspired Swimwear & Bodysuits and Plus Size Dresses. The current W Magazine editorial feature's the luxurious Kami Shade' Black Sequin Swimsuit/Bodysuit paired with a $5,000 Gucci Feathered Jacket & Suede Trouser Pants.
" I was honored to be asked to be apart of the campaign! They had thousands of designers to choose from. I don't think they had even heard of Kami Shade'", the designer stated. But someone at the New York W Magazine headquarters had the intuition to seek out the designer, who definitely knew the Kami Shade' name and the history of the collection. The magazine appearance is on the heels of a successful Fall 2012 Runway Fashion Show during London Fashion Week has the designer in immediate demand. "London was more than I had ever dreamed. The people were so warm and the designers were exceptional. It brought tears to my eyes to see my collection on a London catwalk. The most humbling and surreal experience ever", said Ms. Shade'.
About Kami Shade'
Kami Shade' established herself as a fashion designer in 2004. Born in the diverse and eclectic town of Berkeley, California in 1979 to a Nigerian father and American mother. In 2000, Kami Shade' decided to expand her passion of designing and making clothes by designing couture garments for clients and showcasing her line in various runway exhibitions. When the notoriety and popularity of the collection reached it's highest heights of San Francisco, she still was not satisfied being a "local celebrity".
Shade' decided to embark on a new venture and conquer the Los Angeles Fashion Industry. Kami Shade' packed up her family and moved to Los Angeles. She decided to leave her home in a well to do suburb of Berkeley and move into a hotel in Los Angeles. Not having any job, place to live or local friend/family member in sight, she had two key components to help her along. Passion and determination. Just in one month, Kami had already headlined her collection in Hollywood venues landed an editorial feature in Beverly Hills Magazine.
She has also successfully produced some of the most notable fashion events in Los Angeles and collection featured in the fashion industry's top magazines including Vogue, Elle Magazine, People Magazine, Apparel News & The Los Angeles Times to name a few as well as Television interviews and Couture Collections featured on NBC, Fox's Hit TV Show "House", Style Network, MTV, BET and HBO's Hit Show "Entourage".
From making clothing for her Barbie dolls to dressing some of the most notable celebrities including Rihanna, Sharon Stone, The Pussy Cat Dolls, Danity Kane, Lauren Conrad, Taraji Henson & More! The line consists of High End Couture, Vintage Inspired Swimwear, Plus Size Sequin Dresses for all women that complement their body, style and personality. This designer not only has the talent to be one of the best designers, but also has the track record to prove it.