Monday, July 16, 2018

#PhxFW Finalist Press Release: Being Dapper

For Information, contact For Immediate Release
JC Donaldson Found/Being Dapper 210.216.0449


Designer JC Donaldson, selected to participate in Phoenix Fashion Week Emerging Designer Boot-camp leading up to the final showcase at Phoenix Fashion Week

Phoenix, Arizona (JULY 9, 2018) – Phoenix Fashion Week, announced Phoenix label, Being Dapper, as a finalist (Top 12) to participate in the Emerging Designer Bootcamp 2018 (June – October).

This leads up to Phoenix Fashion Week’s premier showcase at Talking Stick Resort, 18-20 October 2018, where one designer will walk away with the title of Contemporary ‘Designer of the Year' and a $10,000 prize package comprised of goods and services to help the winning brand succeed.
JC Donaldson will be launching his latest collection at Phoenix Fashion Week on Friday, October 19th, 2018. The brand was discovered by Phoenix Fashion Week scouts back in January. Using powerful imagery and telling a story through fabric by blending the style of the modern man with an art deco finish into a collection that is unique and timeless.

"Phoenix Fashion Week is proud to have Being Dapper in our 'Bootcamp' competing for Designer of the Year," said Brian Hill, Executive Director of Phoenix Fashion Week
“Clothing is an artform and the consumer is silent as their body is the canvas while the designs speak loudly” – I am designing powerful pieces that capture the gentlemen’s mindset ”- JC Donaldson

Follow Being Dapper on Instagram (@being_dapper) and Twitter (@beingdapper). We encourage followers to use BeingDapper and Phoenix Fashion Week’s official Instagram and Twitter hash tags #being_dapper #phxfashionweek #DesigneroftheYear #PHXFW #Designerbootcamp. Become a fan of Being Dapper on Facebook to stay up-to-date with all the latest happenings. ( To request photos, interviews or for more information about the Being Dapper or Phoenix Fashion Week contact JC Donaldson


ABOUT BEING DAPPER Being Dapper Is A Lifestyle
Being Dapper is a Phoenix based lifestyle brand focused on developing high quality garments that express what a modern gentleman looks like. Restoring and building confidence in men through powerful statements expressed through fabric. Being Dapper is more than just fashion, it is a gentleman’s pursuit for excellence. For more information

ABOUT PHOENIX FASHION WEEK Phoenix Fashion Week is the leading fashion industry event in the Southwest. Our core purpose is to build sustainable brands from the ground up while pushing the Arizona fashion industry forward. The organization’s mission is 'Bridging Designers & Buyers' through three pillars of fashion, education, and community. Through educational fashion seminars, year-round fashion events and charitable partnerships, Phoenix Fashion Week continues to gain rapid acclaim for its community service efforts and for infusing world-class innovation into the Southwest. For more information visit:

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