Grady High’s Urban Couture fashion design students strut their stuff with ‘Doggies on the Catwalk’

It came a week later than expected, but the Grady High gym was packed, the spotlights were streaming, the celebrities were preening and the dogs were barking as the "Doggies on the Catwalk" fashion event celebrated the work of the Urban Couture program's senior designers under the tutelage of art teacher Vincent Martinez. The senior designers:... Continue Reading →

Grady High’s ‘Doggies on the Catwalk’ fashion show rescheduled for Friday

UPDATE: Watch Georgia Public Broadcasting's coverage of "Doggies on the Catwalk" last year here. We're excited to announce that Grady High's annual "Doggies on the Catwalk" fashion show, which showcases the senior fashion students of Vincent Martinez's Urban Couture program, has been rescheduled after all that snow last week. As Atlanta magazine columnist Richard Eldredge... Continue Reading →

WSB-TV profiles two of our favorite UrbanCouture students from Grady High

Kudos to Grady High School students Jhari V. Ponder and Claire Buyens, who will present their work at the National Black Arts Festival's Fine Art + Fashion event on Thursday (Feb. 25) at the AmericasMart's Building 2 West Wing. The students, who work with UrbanCouture teacher Vincent Martinez, were interviewed on WSB-TV's "People2People." Here's the video... Continue Reading →

Fierce and ferocious, doggies rule the catwalk during Grady fashion show

Well-dressed pups and their adoring owners received plenty of applause during the third-annual "Doggies on the Catwalk" fashion show Friday at the Georgia Public Broadcasting studio. But the biggest fanfare was reserved for students of the UrbanCouture fashion design program and their founder, teacher Vincent Martinez. "Each year the show gets bigger and bigger," he... Continue Reading →

Fox5 takes a bite out of ‘Doggies on the Catwalk’ (with Mychael Knight!)

Check out this cool video, a Fox5 segment on Saturday's "Doggies on the Catwalk" program. Gotta love Grady High teacher/UrbanCouture director Vincent Martinez and Atlanta fashion designer/"Project Runway" finalist Mychael Knight's appearance here. We're also excited that Georgia Public Broadcasting will not only be hosting Saturday's show but will be filming an hour-long documentary about... Continue Reading →

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