Roxanne Smith is the founder of ALFA Custom Clothiers. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Roxanne moved to Norfolk, VA in 1992 and attended Old Dominion University. After years of working in the men’s clothing industry, Roxanne took the next step in her love for fashion and created ALFA Custom Clothiers in 2012. ALFA takes pride in providing exquisitely handcrafted garments with great attention to detail at affordable price points. With a large variety of individual design options and array of high quality fabrics from Italy and Europe, ALFA allows clients to stand out from the crowd and to communicate their individual styles.
Ron Cooke is a nationally recognized fashion coordinator and stylist to the celebrities having produced fashion shows during New York’s Fashion Week as well as in DC, Atlanta, Miami, and other regions. His company Rogue Productions has worked with world renown designers, politicians, athletes, musicians, and actors. Ron is also an established stylist having dressed an assortment of today’s hottest celebrities including Alicia Keys, Danny Glover, Lela Rashon and many others for various magazines, commercials, and events. Ron has worked with Ann on VA Fashion Week from the first show on. Ron will be coordinating many of the designer shows, as well as organizing many of the backstage activities in VA Fashion Week.
Men’s Fashion Week Virginia was started with the vision of creating a platform for established and emerging designers of men’s fashion from all over the US. to showcase their talent. Our goal for Men’s Fashion Week Virginia, is to continue to seek out the best men’s fashion the world has to offer.
Mario Daughtry: Designer/Brand Consultant/Screen Printer/Owner/CEO of
RECKLESS was started in 2008. Working out of his garage with no experience in graphic arts or silk screening, Mario has turned RECKLESS into one of the most recognized clothing lines on the East Coast. Mario is also the Co-Founder of Men’s Fashion Week Virginia. Mario has been in various fashion shows such as Virginia Fashion Week 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016, New York Fashion Week 2013, 2014 and 2015 Miami Fashion Week 2014 and Lawrence Brothers Prime Time Hair Show. He has also been mentioned in various magazines and newspapers such as Black Hair, Floss Magazine, USTYLEU Magazine, Dream Magazine, Size Overrated Magazine and The Virginian Pilot 2014 and 2016. Reckless has been featured in various music videos. Not only does he have a clothing line, Mario also manages one of the hottest up and coming independent artist Rebel J. Rose.