Showroom International and the Bel Esprit Showroom Present Arte Moda Stile at Lily Lounge

Showroom International and the Bel Esprit Showroom will present Arte Moda Stile on Friday, May 24, 2013, featuring the work of international fashion designers and artists. The event is hosted by Lily Lounge at Bellagio Las Vegas and The Light Group

Online PR News – 07-May-2013 – PA – Philadelphia, PA, United States., May 07, 2013 -- Arte Moda Stile brings together fine art and high end fashion design in an exhibit showing the connecting inspiration in fashion and art. Whether color, composition, subject or medium, art and fashion are inspired by the same elements and serve as inspiration for design in all media. Arte Moda Stile will present the work of Las Vegas and Philadelphia artists alongside the contemporary fashion designers presenting their work on the runway and in the Style Lounge at Las Vegas Fashion Week.

Local Las Vegas artists Omar Gomez and Nicholas Blackham will show select paintings. Omar Gomez focuses on the sights and scenery of Las Vegas, exhibiting a painting of the Las Vegas landscape. Nicholas Blackham will show his iconic portraits and abstract paintings. Philadelphia photographer and artist Julia Blaukopf juxtaposes her photography of fashion and landscapes to create photo collages expressing the landscape through fashion, and the fashion through landscape. Textile artist Melissa D'Agostino is exhibiting a piece of her textile art, with her signature geometric dyework and shibori technique.

Alongside the thought-provoking art, fashion designers will exhibit pieces that enhance aspects of the visual art. Jewelry designers Moonlight and Alterequo will complement the art with the colorful, contemporary and avant garde jewelry designs. Elena Garcia, a London textile and fashion artist, is sending her signature felted silk work and hand dyed apparel to emphasize color and texture. Designer Lucy Tammam, inspired by the style of Old Hollywood, will present a piece that projects the current style choices of a long-gone Hollywood icon. Designer Foldi Kinga will show pieces from her Baharat silk jewelry collection to complement the artwork.

All of the art and fashion pieces on display are available for sale after the event closes, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Nevada Blind Childrens Foundation. To attend the event, and for additional information, contact

About Las Vegas Fashion Week
Las Vegas Fashion Week is a semi-annual event in May and November, showcasing independent designers from around the globe in an iconic West Coast setting. In cooperation with prestigious partners, Las Vegas Fashion Week provides high class runway events and a roster of exclusive, invite-only industry events.

About Showroom International
Showroom International is the leading online platform for international independent designers of contemporary fashion to promote their collections to retailers and industry professionals worldwide. Showroom International offers 30 years of industry experience identifying and assisting the needs of both designers and retailers to facilitate a strong business relationship. The showroom partners with international fashion industry businesses and events to give independent designers maximum, yet cost-effective exposure, as well as consumer outreach to the designers' end consumer to promote collections and the independent retailers who support the showroom designers.

About Bel Esprit
The Bel Esprit Showroom showcases international designers of ethical fashion, and along with the sister showroom, Showroom International, offers ethical designers a platform to highlight their commitment to ethical principles and present their collections alongside mainstream fashion. Bel Esprit promotes ethical principles through education to designers, retailers and consumers, and, through a number of global intiatives, works to create and develop more ethical resources for the fashion industry. Bel Esprit's charitable project, Donate Design, creates and builds fair wage, sustainable and commercially viable suppliers and production forthe fashion industry. Bel Esprit's Fashion (Re)Construction assists designers in ethical sourcing to find the best fit for supplies and manufacturing that are grounded in fair wage and labor, and ecological principles.

About Lily Lounge, Bellagio Las Vegas
Lily Bar & Lounge is located in the center of the world-class Bellagio Resort & Casino. Offering a refreshing take on the Las Vegas entertainment experience, Lily’s atmosphere is intimate and sophisticated. The design is sleek and luxurious, including Spanish-imported stone tabletops, antique-inspired mirrors and plush leather couches. Lily’s design complements the lounge’s inventive array of seasonal cocktails, created by Lily’s master mixologist. Patrons can enjoy the wide variety of drink selections as they mix and mingle with the movers and shakers in Las Vegas.

About Light Group
Based in Las Vegas, The Light Group is one of the country’s leading hospitality development and management companies. Founded by Andrew Sasson and partner, Andy Masi, the company manages and operates twenty food and beverage properties at AAA Five Diamond Bellagio Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Aria Resort & Casino, The Mirage Hotel & Casino, and Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, as well as Miami’s famed Delano Hotel. As one of America’s premier hospitality companies, The Light Group continues to be an innovator for the industry by capitalizing on ventures that raise the bar for service and customer expectations. Andrew Sasson and Andy Masi have built upon their success by assembling a diverse management team and service staff featuring the best in their respective fields. Through their vast experience and leadership, these industry veterans continue to dominate the Las Vegas market with their award winning restaurants, nightclubs and lounges.

Contact :
Chris Williams
Bel Esprit
P.O. Box 30273
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215 963 9394