An April 28, 2017, MansaWear was one of the 8 artists invited by the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) of Rochester to present their artwork during its annual gala … An Artist Affair.
Each artist displayed their work on large banquet-style tables and provided diners an option to bid on the original artwork displayed. MansaWear featured table runners and unveiled 3 of its 2017/18 lineup on 2-foot dress forms, which also served as center pieces for the banquet tables. Diners were invited to bid on the sample outfits.
Each sample outfit represented on the table was a replica of an impeccable tailor-made outfit that would be specifically made for the bidder at her convenience. Since MansaWear is all about customization and mashups, you will have options to personalize the design such as changing the neckline, sleeves or even the print as it’s your style, your fashion statement.
MansaWear’s Cheo-Ana jacket was worn by Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, recipient of the 2017 Woerner Kollmorgen Community Service Award on Thursday, April 27th at Nazareth College. It was such an honor to see to Nydia greeting her guest in a MansaWear design, but the zenith of my gratitude was when she informed the audience where she purchased the jacket and acknowledged me in the crowd by making me stand up.
Thank you, thank you …. No wonder you are the 10th recipient of this distinguished award. Here’s to Nydia: a friend, an educator, a mentor, owner and artistic director of Borinquen Dance Theater, dance instructor to Mansa and MansaWear devotee. I’m so blessed to count you as a friend.
Photos taken by Greg Francis Photography.
MansaWear is once again participating in Trillium Health’s “Turn the Avenue White for a Night” on Thursday, May 5th from 6:00 -8:00 PM.
Participating Park Avenue Merchants not only decorate their stores in white, but a portion of all sales made during that period are donated to Trillium Health to support its HIV/AIDS and other health initiatives. Dress in your whites,come celebrate spring on the Avenue and shop for a good cause. Look for the white balloons! Can’t wait to see you.
Join us on Saturday Feb 7th for our annual Chocolate & Wine Valentine’s reception. Be the first to see our newly-arrived fabrics and 2014/15 collection. Meet and mingle with new and old friends during MansaWear’s annual Valentine’s reception. We are proudly featuring hand-knitted fine jewelry by Seattle designer Dedrea. Your 20% discount is applicable on any in-store item, including Dedrea’s elegant pieces.
Where: MansaWear Boutique, 367 Park Ave (@Oxford Street)
Why: Support the Center For Youth and have fun!
Join MansaWear and four other local entrepreneurs in celebrating the beautiful, fashionable, healthy and wealthy you in a networking event hosted by Waddell & Reed on May 4, 2014 from 2-5PM at the Perkins Mansion, 494 East Avenue, Rochester, NY