For many, attending a coveted Fashion Week show is merely a far-fetched dream — however at Dreamland this weekend, it will possibly change into a actuality.
That is what’s so distinctive about Dreamland: Fashion Week in Central Park: It’s open to everybody.
“So a lot of Fashion Week is unique — you want to be on a visitor record, you want to be a good friend of a good friend,” Dreamland producer Jake Resnicow informed The Post.
According to the powerhouse occasion producer and recipient of the OUT100 Most Influential LGBTQ People of the Year, the exclusivity doesn’t align together with his values. His group, he stated, has “been on the sidelines for thus lengthy.”
And, even higher, the outside bonanza on Saturday is slated to break the Guinness World Record for fashion show attendance, which was beforehand set by COFFEECELL in Moscow, Russia, in 2018, which 1,012 individuals attended.
The capability for the unforgettable occasion is 5,000 — and almost the entire tickets, starting from $60 to $100, are offered out.
“To give you the option to have a secure area the place we will come out, specific ourselves, and all are welcome, and all are included is paramount — and I’m actually excited to create that platform right here,” stated Resnicow, who has beforehand produced Dreamland Pride in Central Park.
“By opening up to all, it’s actually permitting everybody to not simply have a good time and benefit from the exhibits, however to specific themselves in their very own fashion methods.”
Centerstage at Dreamland shall be award-winning designer Marco Marco, the model brainchild of Marco Morante, who has dressed the likes of Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and Katy Perry and is described by Resnicow as “iconic.”
At his NYFW show at Central Park’s SummerStage, Marco Marco will current a vibrant assortment celebrating his spectacular 20-year profession with a star-studded catwalk — his first in 5 years.
“It’s going to be really one thing particular and distinctive that everybody’s going to stroll away with and bear in mind,” Resnicow stated.
“Fashion has been a lot part of our group and connecting these two worlds in a manner that’s inclusive, and never unique, was actually particular and distinctive.”
But the leisure line-up doesn’t cease there — performances from Diplo, LP Giobbi and Blond:ish are additionally on docket to make the 7-hour occasion “particular.”
While “anybody can go to a celebration,” Resnicow insists the day-long bash will exceed expectations due to its “immersive artwork and actions,” and even the Marco Marco runway, he stated, shall be “built-in into the occasion.”
Additionally, a portion of the proceeds created from Dreamland will go in direction of the City Parks Foundation, a corporation that cultivates parks into bustling hubs for communities via academic packages, sports activities, arts and extra throughout town.
What’s higher than that? For Resnicow, internet hosting the “once-in-a-lifetime” in Central Park, the place he’s at all times dreamed of manufacturing an occasion.
“When you’re in the park, because the solar goes down, the celebrities come up, and all of the lights come up in the timber,” he stated, “it’s like nowhere else.”