Leetal Platt is headed to NEW YORK FASHION WEEK! As a selected finalist in the prestigious Supima Design Competition, she will be showcasing a 5 look eveningwear collection composed entirely of Supima cotton fabrics on September 10th. Leetal and her fellow finalists are being mentored by Bibhu Mohapatra.
San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone with amazing news, with Leetal having WON the Her Universe Fashion Show 2015 Audience Award top prize! Since then, she has been featured in many publications and articles:
Thank you to Her Universe for selecting a proposed design by Leetal Platt to walk their runway, for the 2nd year, at the Her Universe Fashion Show 2015! Competition was fiercer than ever and Leetal is honored and excited to be again a part of Geek Couture history. The show takes place July 9th in San Diego
5/28/15: Along with her fellow FIDM Debut students, Leetal's work walked the runway at El Paseo Fashion Week and closed to standing ovations. Photos and a bio can be seen at the following link, with video on the 2nd link.
Leetal's Graduate collection "Suspend/Support" Debuted over three days at FIDM's end of year show "Debut" and not only was it selected to close the show, it also won the Jury Prize awarded by a group of current industry professionals AND won Best in Show! The prize for winning Best In Show is a scholarship to the prestigious Koefia Academy of Haute Couture in Rome, Italy! She'll be beginning her studies again in October.
Leetal was selected to represent FIDM at the Supima Cotton Design Competition! She will be showing a five look collection of dresses made of Supima Cotton at NEW YORK FASHION WEEK in September! LPD is New York Bound!
Leetal Platt was one of four students selected to participate in a design challenge for Celebrity Cruises, and her look inspired by the Galapagos Islands walked the runway at OC Style Week and won the Competition! She's honored to have participated and is extremely happy to do Celebrity Cruises proud.
Nerdist.com features video from the Her Universe Fashion Show, in which Leetal's "Dalek Wedding Dress" won Honorable Mention. The dress is also the featured landing image for the video, and has made the rounds to The Mary Sue and other major sites.
After a solid month of work, Leetal's "Dalek Wedding Dress" walked the runway at the first ever "Geek Couture" fashion show at San Diego Comic Con sponsored by Her Universe and Hot Topic, and received a 2nd place Honorable Mention! Multiple cosplay giants tweeted about the dress, and it so far received over 6,000 likes on Instagram!
Leetal is currently enrolled in the graduate program at FIDM Los Angeles and will be completing a 12-look feature collection for the Advanced Associates of Arts degree, to be revealed in March!
Leetal Platt Photography appears in the background of the new AARP ad, which aired (twice!) during the Oscars telecast! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2De2Ew1F2U
Leetal's photography makes the Cover of FIDM MODE magazine.