The newest collection uses fashion as a language and dance as a muse. As an ode to our highest self-expression, this collection is a true celebration of the human spirit.
Be it dance, music, or fashion, art is what we create when the soul needs to speak. Filmed at the Sarasota Art Museum and featuring The Sarasota Ballet, this jaw-dropping visual event blurs the lines of fashion and fine art.
Founder Yara Shoemaker, originally from Syria, now residing in Sarasota, Florida, got her start in the industry owning her boutique in Florida and launching Femme Rouge magazine but Yara wanted to take her passion a step further and create her own brand. In addition to fashion, Yara has also written a cookbook, been a producer on Critics Choice award-nominated film Pig starring Nicholas Cage, and started a family.
Fovari launched its first collection in November 2021 with a cutting-edge 3D website to compliment its couture designs. Fovari’s designs feature hand-embroidered details, high-quality fabrics, and are manufactured in the top factories in Italy that also manufacture for designer brands including Versace and Prada. Now showing virtually at both Paris Couture Week and New York Fashion Week, Fovari is quickly rising to be a contender in the industry. To learn more please visit: https://fovari.com/.
The Sarasota Art Museum on the Ringling College Museum Campus (SAM) officially opened to the public on December 14, 2019. Its location in the Old Sarasota High School building represents the renewal of a long-standing Sarasota historic landmark. To learn more please visit: https://www.sarasotaartmuseum.org/.
The Sarasota Ballet is an American ballet company based in Sarasota, Florida. It was founded in 1987 by former ballet dancer Jean Weidner Goldstein and is now acclaimed for its performances of Sir Frederick Ashton’s ballets under its director Iain Webb and assistant director Margaret Barbieri. To learn more please visit: https://www.sarasotaballet.org/.
Source: Fovari, Sarasota Art Museum, The Sarasota Ballet, NYFW