We’re huge fans of Stephen Burrows and were deeply honored to be tasked with publicizing his luxurious style on the fashion runway to national audiences for more than seven years. And what a fantastic journey it continues to be.
The Museum of the City of New York named Stephen Burrows to a unique list celebrating those who helped define the City, alongside such luminaries as the former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Estée Lauder, the Astors, the Rockefellers, the Roosevelts, and a number of New York City Mayors. Learn more.
This was capped by The First Lady Michelle Obama’s choice selection to wear a Burrows Jersey pantsuit to a Washington DC event. Vogue Magazine remarked, “It was a wonderful acknowledgement of Burrows, one of the great African-American designers and a Harlem resident known for his inventive cuts and bias technique.” Learn more.
Burrows also recently celebrated the Grand Opening of his new Showroom and Design Studio in the heart of New York City’s Garment Center. The event marked the launch of Burrows’ new, 16 piece collection exclusive for Target and designed to coincide with opening of Target’s first store in New York City. Burrows new collection for Target hit more than 50 Target stores across the country.
2011 saw Burrows co-hosting the Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebration of models in the famed 1973 Versailles Fashion Show that altered perceptions of American fashion’s presentation on the world stage, nearly 40 years ago.“I could not think of a more deserving group of women and dear friends who helped us define a new era in fashion as we began our careers all those years ago, nor a more defining organization to deliver this recognition,” Burrows said afterwards.” Learn more.
Today Burrows continues to be inspired by music, dance and the movement of the body,producing revolutionary clothing that is soft, comfortable and chic. His innovative designs make bold use of color, structure and fabric weight. As Women’s Wear Daily remarked in its review of Burrows’ latest collection, he has “brought a dose of old Seventh Avenue glamour to his New York Fashion Show.”
“NewsMark’s founder Mark Hopkinson is an absoulute PR Guru who knows how to position in ways that keep both the fashion and business press coming back for more. He has great media relationships surpassed only by his ability to write in particularly compelling ways.” – the late John Robert Miller Former Managing Director Stephen Burrows SBX Holdings