For as sad as it seems, Minnesota is overlooked for having a vital impact on fashion. When sized up to the likes of slews of Italian Designers, New York City guru's, French Fashion houses, in all honesty, Minneapolis plays a smaller role. But none the less - people always find gems in rare places.
The best way for me to put it is simply " Minneapolis Has Talent."
On Aug. 30th, IamMoody.com set out to create a independent designers fashion show on location at SPIN Nightclub, coined "Sex, Lies, & Secrets." This show was dedicated to showcase the many designer talents our city has and to improve the way people look at Minnesota as a whole, especially during The Republican National Convention.
I don't know much about Ivan Idland, but I am a person who can get a vibe on someone great in the first 5 minutes. Calm, collected, and every bit talented in his designs. The world needs to see his collections. I'm a sucker for attention to detail, call it the "OCD" in me, but Ivan had my jaw dropped when I saw the pieces of his menswear. And that's not even to take away from his chic, sexy women's garments. I will let you make your own opinions, but I see a bright future for IVAN IDLAND.
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