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Cincinnati Fashion Week starts May 9

on Tuesday,April 26,2011 22:04

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The second annual Cincinnati Fashion Week is scheduled for the first week in May. The show will be featuring about 12 designers from the area as they display their work at various fashion shows throughout the week, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Nathan Hurst, a 24-year-old fashion designer, started the Cincinnati Fashion Week in hopes to expand the design industry to the Midwest, according to the news source.

The designers that are participating in the show range from well-known individuals to people on the brink of breaking out. The week-long show will have events at several places around the city, including the Cincinnati Art Museum, the media outlet reports.

"Our long-term goal was never to just be one event," said Hurst to the news source. "We want to provide an economic resource for designers and models that we build upon every year."

According to Soapbox Media, Hurst explains that all of the cities in the Midwest have exceptional designers that have a variety of great ideas, but they have yet to be recognized as professionals.

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