Detroit Fashion Week is helping designers, stylist and models step out from backstage to front and center. Detroit has always been a place where huge talent is represented," said Brian Heath, founder and producer of detroit fashion week. "our designers are experienced and up to the same standards as designers shown during New York Fashion Week. Our goal is to be a conduit for independent designers to connect with industry representatives and retailers to develop a visible fashion district in Michigan. This is an opportunity for designers to be seen and make a statement.