Help Mannequin Concepts get to Paris


Mannequin Concepts, designer Evan Lyons was chosen as 1 of the 10 designers to watch and offered a chance to showcase his designs at New York Fashion Week as well as Paris Fashion Week. After hitting a few pitfalls he’s $2,500 short of being able to complete collection and fees for both shows, lets get Mannequin Concepts to PARIS & NY fashion week.

41139662_1565115997261229_r.jpegMannequin Concepts, Inc.  in New York City bases its collection on simple, yet expressive clothing for women and men. From denim and dresses to hoodies and jumpsuits, my pieces will make you feel empowered and let you stand out from the crowd. As the founder, I find inspiration from the 1970s to create bold pieces. My clothing designs encompass men, women, and androgynous styles, so no matter who you are, I’ll have something for you. I want to look forward to where fashion could go while also harkening back to when fashion was at its peak—the 1970s! Embrace your uniqueness and stand out from the crowd with an item from my line, including everything from dresses and pants to denim and jumpsuits. When you want to make a statement without having to speak a word, turn to Mannequin Concepts. For centuries, people have used fashion to showcase their individual style and personalities. It can also help define a generation, which is what Mannequin Concepts, is doing for classy Millennials and high-end shoppers.

What Is Mannequin Concepts?

A Texas native, Mannequin Concepts’ CEO, Evan Lyons, grew up far from the nightlife scene of the 1970s-era New York, but drew inspiration from the famed Studio 54 for his fashion line. Watching films from the period, including The Wiz and Uptown Saturday Night, also inspired his women’s and men’s fashion pieces, which include crushed velvet, high-waisted denim, polished brass button embellishments, and black medallion dresses made with four-ply silk. Iconic designers Yves Saint Laurent, Karl Lagerfeld, and Alexander McQueen are also his creative inspirations. 

About the Creator

Although Lyons is self-taught, having honed his craft working for famed fashion houses and as a freelance stylist, fashion runs in his family. His mother was a mannequin model before he was born, and her ‘70s headshot serves as the logo for Mannequin Concepts. Silhouettes of the logo are featured on the medallions that adorn the plunging necklines of their stylish unisex hoodies. The collection also includes T-shirts, jumpsuits, denim shorts, bags, and additional accessories, many of which are ungendered.

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