I’m so touched to perpetually feel the love and support from those in my hometown, the city that I dearly love with all of my heart, Pittsburgh. I’m honored to have this feature “Pittsburghers at New York Fashion Week: Meet fashion blogger and designer Julia DiNardo” by Sara Bauknecht go live this week, during fashion week, and would love for you to check it out! See below for the feature, or click through to read it at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette!
In the past decade, Highland Park native Julia DiNardo (pictured above) has seen designers come and go, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week move from Bryant Park to its current home at Lincoln Center, bloggers gain ground as resources for runway photos and trend reports in the fashion world and built up her own website, www.FashionPulseDaily.com.
This week marks Ms. DiNardo’s 20th season covering New York Fashion Week. In addition to reporting on the shows and presentations for her website, she’ll be filing stories for freelance commitments and doing on-camera trend report segments. Throughout her career, she’s contributed to media outlets such as Redbook, GQ, BeautyHigh.com and AOL StyleList, among others.
Although Ms. DiNardo has lived in New York for 14 years, she still maintains her Pittsburgh roots. She designs the Neighbor Teaze line (www.neighborteaze.com), a collection of T-shirts, totes and more with Pittsburgh neighborhood-centric slogans and graphics (pictured at right).
My favorite part of covering New York Fashion Week is … the excitement of seeing new silhouettes, colors and concepts come together, formally presented for the first time and meticulously set to lighting, music and a rapt audience. It certainly can be an adrenaline rush!
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