San Antonio designer Angelina Mata, who made her New York Fashion Week debut last spring, thanked her local financial supporters with a cocktail party that featured an edited version of her Manhattan presentation eight months ago.A model wears an original Angelina Mata design that Mata showed in New York during New York Fashion Week's spring and summer 2012 collections.
Angelina Mata, whose custom garments are a favorite of many Alamo City residents, thanked them and others who donated money with “crowdfunding” or donations pledged on Kickstarter.com (a website where money is raised for artistic projects) so the designer could put on her New York show last September.
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