Meningitis survivor, model and beauty queen, Daisi "Jo" Pollard Sepulveda will walk in Couture Fashion Week New York for noted designer and artist, Laurie Elyse on Friday, February 14, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel.
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PRLog (Press Release)-Feb. 13, 2014 - NEW YORK -- Daisi will walk in the “Bandages”collection by Laurie Elyse made entirely of medical supplies, disposable patient gowns, gauzes, bandages, medical tape, sports wrap and more which have been crafted into beautiful feminine pieces. The collections’ theme is familiar to both Daisi and Laurie. In 2006, Daisi was diagnosed with meningitis and although made a full recovery, has overcome chronic illnesses as a result. Laurie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2007. Daisi and Laurie met during a shoot in 2009.
This isn’t the first time Daisi and Laurie have worked together, Daisi has appeared in several campaigns for Laurie Elyse. Last year, Daisi and Laurie collaborated to produce a charity pinup calendar. The calendar is available at daisijoboutique.com
The fashion show will be held in the heart of New York’s Fashion District in the Grand Ballroom of the landmark New Yorker Hotel at 481 Eighth Avenue on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 8pm.
Daisi Pollard Sepulveda
Daisi Pollard Sepulveda is an international model and beauty queen who is known for representing Jamaica in international pageants. Daisi won the Mrs. Ethnic International title in 2012. She has continuously made appearances in several fashion campaigns, television shows and independent films. Daisi formed the talent-driven media company, Daisi Media Corp. and is highly involved in philanthropy projects.
Laurie Elyse Collection
Laurie Elyse is a highly ingenious artist and designer who creates wearable, functional, and decorative pieces. Her distinctive work has been featured in magazines, galleries, restaurants, studios, private collections, and boutiques around the world, on celebrities, and even at charity auctions for the Grammy Foundation and MusiCares, Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, and many more.
Couture Fashion Week New York
Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. It also includes exhibits of luxury brands and fine art as well as world-class entertainment and receptions. The event is held twice a year in New York City and is attended by upscale consumers, invited VIPs, the press and high-end store buyers. Couture Fashion Week offers unique promotional opportunities for luxury products and services.