Mercedes Benz NYFW ends with ringing of the bell by designer of Tribune Standard

Feb 17, 2012

NEW YORK – February 16 2012, Fashion designer, Tawfik Mounayer of the brand Tribune Standard rang the Closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange today marking the end of New York Fashion Week.  The designer was accompanied by models wearing a selection of looks from his Fall 2012 collection, seen at Pier 59 Studios earlier this week. Also at the closing bell was Laura V. Morrison, Senior Vice President of NYSE Euronext who is championing women’s issues with the NYSE initiative Women of Wall Street Worldly Women. To mark the occasion, Tawfik Mounayer donated clothing and head scarves in his signature prints to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Mounayer’s mother succumbed to Leukemia in 1994 and his donation will benefit women who are battling the disease.


About Tribune Standard

Mounayer launched Tribune Standard one year ago after a decade of working as a senior designer for some of America’s most recognizable sportswear brands. The name Tribune Standard refers to a platform from which a speaker may address an audience and a level of quality or attainment.  The brand aims to educate consumers on where their clothing is produced and why, it is Mounayer’s goal to make beautiful clothes in the most responsible way. Tribune Standard has formed a partnership with a Bolivian women’s knitting cooperative to produce many of the brand’s hand knit sweaters and work with a team of local pattern makers and artisans located right here in New York City.