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NEW YORK, NY — NewsMark Public Relations www.NewsMarkPR.com has been retained by fashion icon Stephen Burrows for broadcast public relations.
“We’re huge fans of Stephen Burrows and are flattered to be tasked with publicizing his luxurious style on the high fashion runway to national television audiences,” said Mark Hopkinson, CEO, NewsMark Public Relations.
“Stephen’s no stranger to the limelight having been recognized by the American Fashion Industry with a star on New York City’s Fashion Walk of Fame but we do think that his distinguished career in fashion which includes three American Fashion Critics’ Annual Coty Awards is perfect for Prime Time,” Hopkinson added.
Working from his signature palate of vibrant colors, Stephen Burrows’ approach to cut and modern silhouettes has kept him on the forefront of fashion and style with clothes that skim the body, enhance the curves, and flow with rhythmic movement.
Stephen Burrows is also famous for the “lettuce edge” that is his signature hem, his extraordinary use of color in ways never before seen on the runway, and for creating many garments worn by Cher, Diana Ross, Lauren Bacall, Liza Minnelli, Jerry Hall, Lauren Hutton, and Barbara Streisand in the ’70s.
More recently Oprah Winfrey graced the cover of her ‘O’ Magazine wearing a Burrows signature “red” colored wrap merino wool dress, Naomi Watts donned a slinky black and white Burrows gown to the premiere of ‘I Heart Huckabees,’ while Kim Cattrall showcased many Burrows pieces during her role as Samantha on the hit television series “Sex in the City.” Vanessa L. Williams was perfection in “Into the Woods,” wearing a Stephen Burrows dress that he designed for her Broadway premiere.
The first African American fashion designer to achieve national and international fame among the fashion elite, Stephen Burrows Spring-Summer Collection, an explosion of bright to hot colors, with prints on silk jersey and silk pebble chiffon, along with the designer’s trademark fabric Jasco matte jersey, is available at stores worldwide including Sum in Moscow; Henri Bendel, NYC; Mayda Cisneros in Coral Gables, Florida; Roz & Shem, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and Jamie in Nashville, Tennessee.
MEDIA CONTACT: Mark Hopkinson