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Season: Spring/Summer 2018 Application Deadline: June 23 - August 10 Winner Announced: August 30, 2017 Winner receives: A showcase at FWBK SS2018 Collection Oct 01-07, 2017 with all fees waived (a value of $2,500) A collaboration with Rise Art&Design to design a pair of Limited Edition sunglasses for its RAD Eyewear 2018 Collection A box of fabric and trim and notions A beauty team: professional hair, make-up artist, fashion director & fashion stylist A backstage team, including models from FWBK Open Casting PR outreach, Front of House Staff, DJ, lights, sound and security *Winner must provide own transportation and lodging...

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Join us on Saturday, May 20th for a celebration of Art & Fashion as we launch our RAD Eyewear 2017 Collection at NiLu Gift Shop in Harlem.


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Are you finding it hard to choose the right style of sunglasses for your face. Well, look no further. We've included a breakdown of face shapes and styles that will best compliment the most common shapes. And what we've discovered is good news for those of you with Oval shaped faces, as most frames will look good on you.  If you're a traditionalist, then you can stick with the frame shapes that are more suitable for the shape of your face. However, if you're the adventurous type, then be daring, step out on a limb and try something out of...

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  Rise Art&Design has partnered with The BK Style Foundation & its Founder Rick Davey and Beauty for Freedom & its Founder and successful Ford model, artist and philanthropist Monica Watkins for their Denim Day NYC Campaign, which raises awareness of sexual assault and domestic violence. Denim Day NYC is a coalition of survivors, advocates, community organizations, city council members, and city agencies working together to raise awareness about sexual assault. Denim Day NYC hosts events throughout the year all around NYC to promote awareness about sexual assault and connect New Yorkers to resources.  The 2017 BK Style “Denim Walk” has...

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Sun during winter months can be very deceiving. Don't let the cold weather fool you. Many people think they only need to wear sunglasses in the summer. Actually, during winter months, snow reflects up to 80% of UV radiation, according to the World Health Organization. By comparison, grass, soil, and water reflect less than 10%, while dry beach sand reflects up to 15%. One category of invisible high-energy UV rays are called UVA, which represent the longer sun rays. This means they reach earth no matter how the tilt is. UVA are constantly covering every spot on which sun light reaches. If there's sun...

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  Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn was filled with top caliber artists by way of the wall space of a small gallery known by the Borough simply as The Bishop. The show, with its expansive range, spanned generations of cultural richness, including living legends like Abstract Expressionist painter Ed Clark; and muralist, poet and civil rights activist Emmett Wigglesworth.   Ed Clark "Untitled" Ed Clark is one of the early experimenters with shaped canvas in the 1950's whose style was shaped by the years he spent in Paris. Raised in the segregated South, he found Paris tolerant, and the atmosphere encouraging. While there, he developed a...

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  What's in a Band? Well, we don't know about other watch bands, but our new Rise Band is fully customizable, which explains the vibrant & cool original art from our visual artists collaborations. Each band is made-to-order, which means when you purchase yours, it will be unlike any other. Made from hypoallergenic silicone and designed with liquid ceramic, which is able to absorb high resolution sublimation ink. The ink then permanently adheres to the liquid ceramic base on the Rise Band, producing a scratch resistant ceramic finish. Our bands are all one size fits all and are compatible with both the 38mm and 42mm Apple Watches....

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  Rise Art & Design has launched a new collaboration, MLP x RAD, with professional photographer Mike Lindwasser. The collaboration will not only be featured in our online store, but will also be sold at the MLP Store located at Artists & Fleas inside Chelsea Market in Manhattan's Meatpacking District. Mike's photography features landscapes and architecture from classical and abstract points of view, while capturing iconic landmarks as well as some of New York City's lesser known nooks and crannies from the perspective of a native New Yorker. This collection features Mike's original photography infused into our sunglasses and new Silicone Watch Band for the Apple Watch....

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Rise Sport celebrates Latin American culture with a collaboration with Chilean artist Rodolfo Edwards under its Art & Design Collection. Rodolfo, who studied architecture and urbanism in his native Santiago, Chile, now creates what he calls “The Art of Architectural Disguise” in his Brooklyn studio.
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Rise Sport celebrates Latin American culture with collaboration with Colombian visual artist Jamie Martinez under its Art & Design Collection. Martinez studied art & fashion at Miami International University of Art & Design and The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York after coming to America from his native Cali, Colombia as a child.
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