Fashion Designer Gigi Hunter was a dancer and in her days of professional dance on the set of tv shows casted as a Solid Gold dancer, Fame, and the Broadway Musical the Wiz, Gigi would knit between show tapings. One day, Gigi’s collections were discovered by actress Jasmine Guy from the hit tv show A Different World, from that point on her work created a wave of Hollywood Industry buzz as she became one of the most sought after knitwear designers requested by a lineup of who’s who in Hollywood: Jasmine Guy, Vivica A Fox J-lo, Byonnce, Halle Berry, Patti Labelle, Jada Smith, Pamela Anderson,Natalie Cole , spice girls, Cookie Johnson, Eddie Murphy, and Nicole Murphy to name a few. Shortly thereafter, Nordstrom became her first chain store client. OC Fashion Week is proud to present her all new collections this season.
Gigi Hunter Collections premiered on the Runways of New York Fashion Week with a Salute to African America Designers in 1999 featuring Magic Johnson, following a slew of major celebrity events as the Breast Cancer Awareness Magic Johnson Foundation, Behind the Bench NBA Players Wives and the NBA All Star Weekend, An Evening of Luxury, CNN Celebrity Designers, The Jamie Foxx Show, BET Live in Hollywood, and KCOP African American Designers.