PARIS, FEBRUARY 26, 2021 — The Midwest-based fashion production company Midwest Fashion Week has announced today its intent to host a virtual fashion show coinciding with Paris Fashion Week, on March 2, 2021. The show was pre-recorded in Indianapolis, Indiana under the creative direction and production of Mariela Sabino, and features couture and ready-to-wear collections by:

  • Masha Titievsky DeHaan – VARYFORM
  • Shawna Marino – Shawna M Designs
  • Berny Martin – Catou
  • Heather Marie Designs
  • Danny Nguyen Couture
  • Luis Machicao

The fashion show will take place in partnership L’OFFICIEL Magazine (Paris & U.S. editions), a top luxury fashion magazine rooted in Paris and recognized worldwide since 1921. This comes as the Midwest has gained recognition in the international fashion industry. Included in the partnership is a dedicated editorial in their online publication, as well as social media coverage. Since 2006, Midwest Fashion Week has provided a platform for up-and-coming fashion designers from all over the world to showcase their collections, while also building local economy and training fashion professionals including models, photographers, stylists, and more.

“We are honored to work not only with an amazing group of designers for our latest Virtual Paris Fashion Week show, but also with L’OFFICIEL Magazine, which has inspired us since the beginning,” said Midwest Fashion Week Director Berny Martin, “This show is an aggregation of our hard work and dreams, and we hope that after the hard year everyone has endured, we can bring a little joy to their world through our designs, and leave them inspired to create a brighter future for all.”

The Virtual Paris Fashion Week show will go live at 8:00 pm CET on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, and can be viewed publicly at For more information, please visit or email

About Midwest Fashion Week

Midwest Fashion Week is a fashion production company founded in Indianapolis, Indiana in 2006. What began as a small event series in Indianapolis has grown to include numerous events on both a national and international level including Chicago, New York and Paris. Over the last 15 years, Midwest Fashion Week has had the privilege of showcasing the talents of more than 300 designers from several different countries and helped to launch careers for a number of high-profile fashion professionals through its supportive and collaborative community.