Lorraine Silvetz walks Nyfw for Avadora Mimouni Collection @ Prestige Top Model

Lorraine Silvetz
Handbag Avadora Mimouni Collection
Lorraine Silvetz
Handbag Avadora Mimouni Collection

Lorraine Silvetz received her BFA from N.Y.U. Film School and her Master’s from N.Y.U. School of Social Work in 2005. She is a psychotherapist, writer and Executive Director, having founded Global Stress Initiative (GSI)  a program under the International Committee Against Mental Illness (ICAMI)  a 65 year old mental health 501c3 directed by her Uncle, Robert Cancro, MD in 2010.  She and several of GSI’s supporters, including 3 Time Emmy Award Winning Anchor, Rita Cosby, philanthropist/entrepreneur, Mitzi Perdue, Medical Director of ICAMI, Robert Cancro, MD and she received Congressional Awards, in 2011, from Congressman Townes for their donation of treatment for service members and veterans with PTSD and TBI. 
Lorraine and her husband, Robert Silvetz, MD introduced the cutting edge treatment, in the northeast, in 2019. GSI extended their focus of treatment to include not only service members/veterans but domestic violence and human trafficking survivors impacted by PTSD and TBI. Lorraine has served as face and advocate for Avadora Mimouni Collection in 2021/2022. 

Jennifer Harrison walks Nyfw for Avadora Mimouni Handbag Collection @ Prestige Top Model

Model Jennifer Harrison
Handbag Avadora Mimouni Collection
Photography Gino Franco



Jennifer Devin Harrison is an actress, writer and comedian. She is on the Board of Prevent Child Abuse and donates time to several foundations, serving those suffering with PTSD, including Global Stress Initiative and Operation Warrior Shield. Currently, she is working on a Christmas story for children. 

Dr Elisa walks the Runway for Avadora Mimouni Collection @ Prestige Top Model

Model Dr Elisa
Handbag Avadora Mimouni Collection
Photography GettyImages
Dr Elisa
Handbag Avadora Mimouni Collection


Recipient of NAMI 2021 Multicultural award and named, “Shirley Chisholm Phenomenal Woman” by Senator Jesse Hamilton, Mayor Eric Adams, and City Council Member Laurie Cumbo. Dr. Elisa is a Clinical Social Worker and mental health expert and advocate. Dr. Elisa is a frequent media guest on Fox 5 NY and Hot 97.1 (Street Soldiers). Most recently featured in CSU Global, she has been featured in a variety of media outlets around the country, including CNN and Bloomberg News. Her direct advice has appeared in Real Health Magazine, Black Enterprise Magazine,  Bergen Record, Amsterdam News and Voice of America. She has presented at conferences around the country to  include National Urban League, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and Congressional Caucus.

Meenal Manikandan opened Avadora Mimouni Collection at Prestige Top Model

Model Meenal Manikandan
Handbag Avadora Mimouni

Meenal Manikandan who hails from
South india and a full time working professional,Actor,Model,Host & a Community Leader in Virginia who recently won the state title of Mrs BHARAT NewYork 2021 &
Mrs BHARAT USA 2021

Diane Sorkin walks for Avadora Mimouni Collection Nyfw 2022 Prestige Top Model

Avadora Mimouni Handbag
Model Diana Sorkin
Photography Gino Franco

Diana is an award winning artist and designer based in NYC. She has many of her works featured on permanent display. One of her sculpture is a part of the Peace Fountain at St.John the Divine Cathedral. She is well known for designing private residences, restoring landmarks and creating memorable pieces for businesses. Much of her inspiration frequently comes from nature and fashion. Her creative passion transcends across her many talents and interests. Diana has been a part of the fashion scene for many years, participating in NY fashion shows and collaborating with photographers and artists alike! 

The Azores Collection by Avadora Mimouni

Graciosa by Avadora Mimouni
Flores Island by Avadora Mimouni
Corvo by Avadora Mimouni

Avadora Mimouni born in the Azores Islands of Portugal dedicates Her 2022 Collection to the Azores archipelago, a group of 9 Islands of the coast of Africa.

Avadora Mimouni was born in the Blue island Faial

Avadora Mimouni Collection Featured and Photographed by Priscilla Periut

Photographer Priscilla Periut
Avadora Mimouni Purse by Priscilla Periut

Fashion photographer Priscilla Periut began her fashion career by photographing portraits at some of the most prestigious fashion shows in New York City. Based in Harrison, New Jersey her fashion runway portraits and editorials have made an impact in the fashion industry and are one of a kind. A classic, bold, and luxury style can be seen in her work. Priscilla is renowned for her creativity and collaborating with designers, models, make up artists and stylists in order to create elegant and bold looks.

Lorraine Silvetz & Imperial Collection by Avadora Mimouni

We were honored to attend and support the Toy drive and Auction for abused and neglected children last week. It was among the first larger events in NY since the pandemic’s inception. It was wonderful to see many old and meet new friends after so much time. Thank you to the hostesses, Julianne Michelle Stroh and Tina Louise, Committee Members like Rita Cosby Cosby and Florence Anthony who were also in attendance. And, thank you to Mark Murray for the use of his exquisite art gallery which offered such a beautiful setting for the festivities. And, thank you to Francesca Amato of Punished4Protecting, Inc which does such amazing work on behalf of children. Thank you to our photographer friends that offered their time and services covering the event, Jeff Smith, Max Flores, DavidWarren and Paul Prince.

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Photography Jeff Smith