Dynamic German fashion designer Kristin Zimmermann will make her debut at Couture Fashion Week at 6:00 p.m. on Friday February 18, 2011. The fashion show, presenting the latest designs for Ms. Zimmermann's signature 3zehn (THIRTEEN) label for men and women, will be held in the legendary Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria on Park Avenue, New York City.
Kristin Zimmermann earned her degree in fashion design and has years of experience working in the fashion industry in her native Germany. Her passion for design, along with the German ethic of impeccable attention to detail using fabrics from the top mills in Italy has spelled success from the beginning of her career.
The meticulously constructed, one-of-a-kind garments have a classicKristin Zimmermann fashion designs at Couture Fashion Week New York appeal while being playful, uniting Baroque elements with timeless Parisian flair. 3zehn (THIRTEEN) is quickly becoming a recognizable brand in Germany as a daring and contemporary line for both men and women. Two visually strong collections are created each year.
Kristin Zimmermann's Fall 2011 collection is entitled "Hand in Hand" and is inspired by the incredible diversity and commonality of our planet. "Nations, traditions, customs, rituals, religions ... we are all different, but we also have so much in common," notes the designer.
"We all walk on this earth together and each and every one of us is an important part of what makes the world work and each of us deserves respect. In the Fall 2011 collection I strive to express the desire for unity by playing with black and white and the melding of textures against contrasting skin colors."