RISD graduate showcases latest line at StyleWeek

StyleWeek has kicked off another week of local fashion at the Providence Biltmore Hotel.

This year’s event will take place from August 24 – August 29 in the Runway Room on the 17th floor of the Biltmore.

Artiss Akarra, one of the designers for this weeks’ event, joined the Rhode Show Thursday to share some of his stunning designs that are featured at the local fashion show.

Akarra owns, designs, and operates under his own designer optical and swimwear brand EIGHT | United Republic Affair. The brand focuses on designer sunwear, swimwear, and accessories.

Click here to purchase tickets to StyleWeek and learn more about featured designers.



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