Award-winning fashion designer Catalin Botezatu of Romania will return to New York's Couture Fashion Week with the presentation of his most recent collection of innovative creations on FRI, February 13. The much anticipated fashion show will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC.
One of Romania's top designers, Catalin Botezatu began to work as a fashion designer in 1992 and established his own fashion house in 1996. He is one of the few major fashion designers who directs and styles his own shows and makes all his accessories (jewelry, shoes, and hats). His distinguished clientele includes politicians, socialites, VIPs, entertainers and celebrities. Nevertheless, his beautiful couture designs appeal to every woman looking to bring out her femme fatale side through sensual, refined and sophisticated fashions.
A prolific and energetic fashion icon, Catalin Botezatu has done fashion shows all over the world including Rome, Monte Carlo, Cannes, Milan, Paris, Moscow, Budapest, Ibiza, Malta, Sun City South Africa, Windock Namibia, Turkey, Jamaica and New York, and his fashion accomplishments have been featured in prominent publications and media worldwide, including Der Stern, Book Moda, Financial Times, EuroNews, Deutsche Welle, World Fashion TV, and the Italian television networks RAI, TG3 and Italia Piu. His designs were shown on the catwalk as part of the Ford Agency's Supermodel of the Year competition in Las Vegas and he has staged fashion shoots and shows at the Amir Palace in Tunis, as well as in Luxor and Cairo, Egypt. He has been a participating designer in Fashion Weeks around the globe, from Moscow to Bali, from Iceland to New York, from Athens to the Caribbean, from Bucharest to Brooklyn.
"I am very pleased to invite Catalin Botezatu to Couture Fashion Week," says event producer Andres Aquino. "He brings creative and innovate concepts and his presentations are always theatrical and artistic"
Mr. Botezatu has been named "Designer of the Year" six years in a row by VIP Magazine (Romania), and has twice been presented with the "Award for Excellence in Fashion" by Fashion TV Romania, in addition to numerous other fashion awards around the world.
In addition to his exquisite couture designs, Catalin Botezatu is also famous for his women's lingerie and men's underwear creations. He has produced over 25 men's underwear fashion shows. Most of his fashion shows are broadcast by Fashion TV.
In 2008 Catalin Botezatu began a strong promotion campaign in the American fashion market. He had an amazing fashion show at Couture Fashion Week New York, followed by fashion shows in Brooklyn, on Broadway and in Chicago. In January 2009 Mr. Botezatu presented the first pret-a-porter collection for the prestigious German label Quelle. Fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld previously designed for the Quelle label.