Celestino

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For the surname or given name, see Celestino (name).

Celestino is a women's eveningwear company, headquartered in Manhattan, New York City, USA.

History[edit]

Celestino was established by American designer Sergio Guadarrama in 2006.[1] He most recently presented his Fall/Winter 2012 Collection during New York Fashion Week. Sergio resides in New York City with his partner and Director of Celestino, Rusty Harper.[1]

Biography[edit]

Guadarrama was born in Austin, Texas[1] and has Fashion Design degrees from both FIDM in Los Angeles and FIT in New York.[2] While studying at FIT, he established Celestino in late 2006. In 2007 Sergio was chosen by FIT to compete in the Jia Hai International Design Competition in Wuhan, China,[2] where he placed 2nd from 41 international designers. He was the winner of the inaugural 2008 Supima Cotton Design Competition[1] and in 2010 served as the youngest Critic for FIT's Special Occasion program[3] with alumni Carolina Herrera and Calvin Klein.

While building Celestino, Sergio received his technical training at the Metropolitan Opera and worked on productions such as Lucia, The Magic Flute and Madame Butterfly.

In February 2012, Sergio was chosen by Polyvore & Covergirl to present the Celestino Spring/Summer 2012 collection on the runway in their Polyvore Live event,[4] which was streamed on-line during New York Fashion Week.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Austin Fashion Week". 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Celestino by Sergio Guadarrama". Fashion and Runway. 5 November 2007. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  3. ^ Brent Ramsey (11 February 2012). "Celestino by Sergio Guadarrama Fall/Winter 2012". The Aspiring Fashionista. Retrieved 2012-03-03. 
  4. ^ "Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, February 9-16th, New York City". Alexandra. 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-02. 

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