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Alexander G Acosta

New York, New York, US
Alexander Acosta Designer/Makeup Artist

Mayhem #1161588
Clothing Designer

MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/agacouture

About me
Born in Dominican Republic, spent my childhood in the beautiful town of Duverge, in Dominican Republic. Heavily influenced by my artistic mother, Miriam Acosta, who was a school principal for a local elementary school and also full time seamstress. I attend the University Intec in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where I immersed myself in the study of social Science and received a Bachelor of Social Work degree. Leaving Dominican Republic at the young age of 21, I moved to USA to Pursue the “american dream”, Although I enjoyed the study of social science, I decided to pursue my first  love: "fashion". From my childhood, I  learned from my mother to sew and  cut fabrics by helping her, where she noticed I had a gift for sewing. I would sit for hours looking at his mother working, as she prepared beautiful gowns for weddings and Quinceañeras. Alex Produces one-of-a-kind custom designs for his Clothing Line called AGA Couture by Acosta which he defined as “Elegant and Casual clothing for men and woman”, Inspired in Hispanic and Gypsy trends with a touch of Victorian Modern Chic layered with beautiful fabrics and Laces. Alex began working in the entertainment industry in November 2004 to December 2005, he started working for Gente Latina TV in Azteca America being the anchor for a fashion segment, also worked as writer for the Gente Latina Magazine as of fashion and entertainment writer. Building an extensive resume for himself by working as a Fashion Designer with his Clothing Line called AGA Couture by Acosta in honor of his Mother Miriam Acosta, He is a Magazine Articles Writer, Makeup Artist for Mac Costmetics, Modeling instructor and the founder of Merge Instituto de Modelos and AZFashion101. Alex Garcia Modeling career started at the young age of 18 years old, modeling for Oscar de la Renta, Versace and United Colors of Benetton in his country Dominican Republic. Born to be on the "fashion world" he quickly realized how much he enjoyed teaching Modeling and giving back to the fashion community. Alex has coordinated Arizona's most Exciting fashion shows involving new local designers each time to the annual fashion shows he organizes for Merge Institute and AZFashion101. Alex has been an active coordinator for Runway Shows and local clothing stores such as the House of Miasia, Premios Palmas de Oro, Wave Store at the Arizona Mills, Goodwill of Central Arizona Halloween Monster Bash, Serenity Runway 2005, past coordination of Fashion for WQ Magazine (Weddings and Quinceañeras Expo 2006), The 43rd Annual Mental Health Guild Fund Raiser Brunch & Couture Fashion Show and his most recent Catwalk Enchanted Chameleon 2006 where 7 other designer showcase at the Ice House AZ. Alex Fashion Shows has been featured in News Times, Gente Latina Magazine, Latino Perspective, Arizona Republic, Arizona Informant, Prensa Hispana, Cashak Magazine. Alex Also is a Freelance Stylist and recently got hired by CBS TV Channel to be the Stylist for the Pilot Series: Tuesday Night Book Club. Also worked for East West Magazine in the inside Cover wich also used his clothing line. AGA Couture just got the cover for Hispanic Times USA which feature Alex's latets Fashion. Also go selected as one of the TOP TEN FINALIST for Scottsdale Fashion Week and Now working on my collection Nueva Era.  ENJOY MY PAGE

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