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CANDICE CUOCO awarded Best Designer at Project Womens

What an amazing experience, launching Candice Cuoco’s first ready to wear line as part of OASIS, a prestigious showcase of emerging and noteworthy brands which is a part of MAGIC’s PROJECT WOMANS tradeshow in Las Vegas.


We took our first orders and had tons of interest from retailers who are excited to test the line in boutiques across the US and beyond. To top this off, CANDICE CUOCO won the BEST OF OASIS award for her custom fabric, EPSON-printed dress designs, and what made it better… the “judge” and award presentation was done by Mimi Elashiry! Mimi is an extraordinary fashion model and top-=echelon social media influencer, with nearly 1m followers on Instagram alone!


To punctuate the whole experience of winning such notarity, Mimi selected her favorite piece from Candice’s Fall ’19 RTW collection and – fitting perfectly without one stitch – modeled the dress while Candice modeled another piece from the collection!


Big shoutout to Epson America for printing that amazing textile for the and for all of the textile patterns in the line – they were a huge contributor to our successful launch. Check out some of what they can do on


Other highlights of the show include the intense interest in (and orders for!) our leather pieces – that’s always been at the core of what we do <3

CANDICE CUOCO Launches First Retail Line at Project Womens


Project Runway finalist CANDICE CUOCO is launching her debut wholesale line, available to buyers for the first time at Project Womens in Las Vegas, February 5-7.


CANDICE CUOCO is a fixture in magazines and at fashion weeks worldwide, worn on red carpets and in music videos — most recently by Nicki Minaj in her video for “Good Form”. Now Candice brings her deep romantic artistry from the runway to retail in a ready-to-wear line that blends her celebrated creativity and love of detail with silhouettes now available for women everywhere.


Never one to compromise, Candice has created exclusive custom textiles for this collection, featuring modern interpretations of regal prints in dramatic colors. Custom fabrics are a trademark of CANDICE CUOCO’s couture runways, and are now available for retail thanks to a unique partnership with EPSON America. Working with EPSON offers the freedom to design and print bespoke textiles that are perfectly-suited to each garment, and the potential to create unique prints and colorways to order for select wholesale customers.


It wouldn’t be CANDICE CUOCO without leather, and the ready-to-wear line features jackets, pants and skirts in buttery hides that will perfectly mold to the body, flatter every woman’s unique curves, and age beautifully over time. Candice has long said that leather is the material closest to her heart, with its armor-like strength and soft drape that perfectly represent women’s dual toughness and vulnerability.


CANDICE CUOCO has also created custom metal hardware for this collection, manufactured by TALON INTERNATIONAL INC. Utilizing TALON’s experience making metal hardware since 1893, the ready-to-wear line has been able to feature­ one-of-a-kind embellishments that are bold, yet intricate, and romantic with an edge, true to CANDICE CUOCO’s core design philosophy.


CANDICE CUOCO launched in California in 2016. As Owner/Creative Director, Candice gained an international following through successful runs on television’s Project Runway and Project Runway: All Stars. CANDICE CUOCO is guided by Senior Advisor Lee Sporn, who has over 25 years of experience in fashion, most recently as Senior VP of Michael Kors, and previously as VP at Polo Ralph Lauren.


Whether runway or retail, Candice stays true to her creative vision, melding her Italian heritage with Bay Area roots and elevating fashion to art.


For more information on the line, or to schedule an appointment during Project Womens, email or visit


Nicki Minaj Wears CANDICE CUOCO in Her Latest Video

Rap icon and all-around badass Nicki Minaj slayed in CANDICE CUOCO’s NICOLA gloves in the video for “Good Form”, her latest single featuring Lil Wayne.


The patent leather opera gloves, part of Candice Cuoco’s latest Veronica Franco collection, are available now, exclusively on CANDICECUOCO.COM



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    NICOLA Patent Leather Opera Gloves


CANDICE CUOCO presented her entire VERONICA FRANCO collection for the first time at LA Fashion Week on Thursday.


The collection, named after the famed Venetian courtesan, speaks to the colder side of sex, honoring the women throughout history who shrewdly use men’s passions for their own survival.


VERONICA FRANCO celebrates its namesake with pieces that are at once both alluring and calculating— merging historical silhouettes with modern elements, and blending frills and filigree with cold metallic embellishments.


The garments feature custom-printed textiles from EPSON America, hand-painted leather by LA-based artist Kendell Cotta, and studs and hardware from GoldStar Tool in DTLA.


Candice previewed VERONICA FRANCO to rave reviews at NYFW, and is now touring the collection throughout the country. The Los Angeles marked the first time the entire collection will be shown as a whole. The runway event was held in the iconic Majestic in downtown LA, where it capped off Art Hearts Fashion’s opening night extravaganza.