Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center

Monday, June 30, 2014

     History was made at sunset on Wednesday night when Jessica Minh Anh took the first step down the highly anticipated catwalk on the 63rd floor of One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in Chula
    Looking like a vision in a feather dress, the young entrepreneur led models along the octagonal glass walls surrounding America’s tallest tower with New York’s skyline as the natural backdrop. 

Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in 
Puey Quiñones
    The iconic moment marked a new era of positivity, growth, and innovation with a thriving generation of self-made creators at the frontier. As Jessica Minh Anh said “We dig deep and rise higher. You do not need to be privileged to find your place in this world.” Inspired by Jessica Minh Anh’s vision, eight designers from four continents gathered to celebrate cultural integration and premier their latest fashion creations. 

     Filipino talent Puey Quinones opened the phenomenal catwalk with an impressive Haute Couture collection which combined pale pink undertones and strong earthy palates.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in Puey Quiñones
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in Puey Quiñones
    Russian sensation Alina German followed with 15 unique designs that showed transparency and purity of colours and textures. 
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in Alina German
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in Alina German
    Bringing sparkles all the way from South America, Peruvian artist Norka Peralta showcased crystal embroidered and laced dresses.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in Norka Peralta
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in Norka Peralta
    In the accessory sector, America’s very own footwear brand CAT delivered timeless classics with a contemporary twist through rich leathered designs for men and easy – to - wear heels for women.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
CAT
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in CAT
    Indonesia’s representative HAY UNITED spiced up the catwalk with bold colours, preppy looks, and pop art prints for active wear. Borrowing conceptual inspiration from photography and architecture, Spanish designer Diego Cortizas infused all American graphics onto simple silhouettes.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in HAY UNITED
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in HAY UNITED
     Also inspired by 9/11, Indian fashion house LIBAS Reshma Riyaz Gangji blended modern designs with traditional motifs using black, white, and red to represent a mix of emotions.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in LIBAS Reshma Riyaz Gangji
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in LIBAS Reshma Riyaz Gangji
     The finale collection by Lebanese celebrity designer Ziad Nakad redefined sensuality and femininity. The Haute Couture designer used royal colours with hand beaded and very distinctive cuts to truly reflect women’s figures.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade CenterJessica Minh Anh in Ziad Nakad
     The picture perfect ending included Jessica Minh Anh in Ziad Nakad’s signature red dress and Brazilian designer Cristina Sabatini’s maroon and golden ring leading the models into the sunset.
Jessica Minh Anh Lights Up New York Atop One World Trade Center
Jessica Minh Anh in Ziad Nakad
     ”Last night’s stunning and inspired fashion show by Jessica Minh Anh demonstrated that One World Trade Center is the perfect platform for creative and innovative people and companies to showcase their work for a global audience,” said Jordan Barowitz, Director of External Affairs for The Durst Organization

      The high profile event continued with an exclusive VIP Networking Party where participating designers and guests were treated to world class cuisine’s and beverage collections by French chef Sebastien Pourrat, owner of Cocotte SoHo New York. The open kitchen and bar set up created a special ambiance that matched the grandness of the entire production. J Summer Fashion Show 2014 was supported by W New York – Downtown, Bentley Meeker, Fashion One, Geo Events, Nunzio Saviano , Mehron, Sweets First, Print City, Howard Johnson Manhattan Soho Hotel, and Hollywood Banners.

     J Summer Fashion Show 2014 is Jessica Minh Anh’s seventh history making catwalk and her second one in America. “Turning the most iconic venues into phenomenal catwalks is my reality. My dream is to never stop”. After the Grand Canyon Skywalk, London’s Tower Bridge, PETRONAS Twin Towers’ Skybridge, Seine River in Paris, Costa Atlantica in Dubai, and Gardens by the Bay’s Skyway in Singapore, one may wonder which exclusive location will capture Jessica’s attention next.

To find out more about Jessica Minh Anh’s unconventional catwalks and follow her daily updates, please visit www.jmodelmanagement.co.uk and www.facebook.com/jmodelmanagement



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About Jessica Minh Anh
Model, entrepreneur and founder of J Model Management, Jessica Minh Anh first made history when she famously turned England’s iconic London’s Tower Bridge into the world’s newest catwalk at 44 meters above the Thames in 2011. With a vision which goes beyond imagination, Birmingham graduate has consistently made her marks around the world in just 3 short years by hosting fashion phenomena’s at the most extraordinary venues such as, PETRONAS Twin Towers’ Skybridge in Kuala Lumpur, Gardens by the Bay’s Skyway in Singapore, Costa Atlantica in Dubai, and the Seine in Paris.
In 2013, Jessica Minh Anh raised her profile to the sky with the world’s highest and most unconventional catwalk at 4000 feet on the Grand Canyon Skywalk. She was named ‘Global Fashion Mover and Shaker’ by Marie Claire, ‘Leader of the new generation of self-made entrepreneurs’ by Le Nouvel Observateur, and ‘Style Icon’ by Canale 5 Italia among many others.
Besides her exotic beauty and exceptional talents, Jessica Minh Anh is known for her passion in nurturing the younger generation through her inspiring internship program and interactive entrepreneurial workshops. Having successfully built her media arms across 5 continents and professional connections within 15 industries, Jessica Minh Anh is no doubt the No 1 representative of the thriving new generation.

About One World Trade Center
At 1,776 feet tall, One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. A joint venture by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and The Durst Organization, this building sets new standards of design, construction, and prestige, and heralds the renaissance of Downtown Manhattan. One World Trade Center is the newest icon of New York’s skyline and the most recognized and desirable office address in the world.

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