Back in August, at the end of the month, I attended a fashion showcase hosted by AMP3 featuring their five favorite fall fashion trends. NOMAD by Tess Johnson, Citizen Ciao, CAT, Snowman and Bela Criacao. Each designer showcased their latest 2014/2015 collection.

NOMAD by Tess Johnson is a collection of designer backpacks with unique prints, sleek design and strategizing functionality with fashion. Functional features include separate spaces for your laptop and tablet, interior pockets for your water bottle, matching pouch for your everyday small essentials and two easy access pockets for your cell phone and metro card. They are available in six variety of colors. The collection just launched on September 1st. For more information, visit

Citizen Ciao, a lifestyle street wear brand inspired by the Southern California’s surf culture. The brand represents a multi-cultural, diverse and urban attitude infusion of their “citizens” as the slogan projects “the new surf”. The collection just launched back in July, 2014. For more information, visit

CAT, a designer footwear licensed under Caterpillar Inc, cultivating quality footwear that lives up to the reputation of the brand.  Inducing richness of their heritage, CAT began as an industrial producer of the work boot and has progressed into the fashionable lifestyle with collections for the urban man and woman. This footwear brand has been sold in over 140 countries worldwide. For more information, visit

Snowman, a New York City based outerwear company, cultivating a cross-section where fashion meets functionality. Utilizing quality materials and fabrics to create high fashion and stylish silhouettes. The inspirations of Snowman comes from the livelihood and urban edge that New York City projects. Snowman collections are sold in several NYC boutiques. For more information, visit

Bela Criacao, meaning “beautiful creations” is a contemporary womenswear brand inspired by the landscape and culture of South America. The brand’s clothes are made only in New York City. This brand is made up of colorful dresses, skirts and tops that can make a transition from day to-night and caters to consciousness of a woman’s body. The collection has just launched. To view more, visit