Project Runway Alum Update
Project Runway (Season Two) alum Emmett McCarthy retains Pierce Mattie Public Relations, Inc as the agency of record for his signature line of Emmett McCarthy clothing and accessories, as well as his EMc² boutique located in the Nolita neighborhood of New York City.
Emmett McCarthy was born sixth out of eight children in North Haven, Connecticut and now lives and works in New York City. Emmett studied fashion design and earned his B.F.A. at Parsons School of Design. After graduating from Parsons, Emmett moved to London and then Paris, working for designers in both cities and cultivating his taste for European style, color and silhouettes. Upon returning to New York, he began designing men's sport and dress shirts for Publix Group, Nautica and Wrangler, and was then hired as Design Director of Sportswear Collections with designer Ron Chereskin. He remained there for six years, creating fashion shows at CFDA's Seventh on Sixth in Bryant Park and overseeing the design direction of licensees and advertising promotions.
After his participation on Bravo’s Project Runway, Emmett opened his EMc² boutique showcasing his contemporary women’s apparel. For more information visit, www.EmmettMcCarthy.com