ABOUT AMP STUDIOS

AMP Studios creator, Carl McLaurin, brings to Durham, NC the fashion show we have been waiting for. 11 years of experience comes with the head director of AMP which ranges from backstage production for New York Fashion Week bi-annual shows, director of collegate fashion shows, and as a fashion show producer for independent designers. AMP has a strong mission to bring New York to North Carolina with quality productions and groundbreaking designs. AMP is an all inclusive production service geared towards showcasing fashion talents. 

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

North Carolina Central University | MS Family and Consumer Science with a focus in Textile and Apparel 2013

North Carolina Central University | BA

Family and Consumer Sciences with a focus in Textile and Apparel 2010

UNC-Pembroke | BS

Sociology with a minor in Community Development 2004

PORTFOLIO

 
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Fern Mallis, Creator of NYFW

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My fashion hero Andre Leon Talley

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Lil' Kim, 9 Album, Promotional Shoot, Stylist Shatonia Amee and  Assistant Stylist Carl McLaurin 

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Victoria Secret Show 2015

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Rebirth: The Heritage Hunt

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Victoria Secret Show 2018

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CREATIVE DIRECTOR

              

2010 - Destination Fashion 

2011-  Designers: NCCU meets Bryant Park

2012 - Designing for a Cause: Impacting the World from the Runway

2013 - Runway of Dreams

2019 - ReBirth: The Heritage Hunt 

FASHION WEEK

2009 NYFW Fall/Winter 

2009 Raleigh Fashion Week & Strut 

2010 NYFW Spring/Summer 

2010 NYFW Fall/Winter

2011 NYFW Spring/Summer 

2011 NYFW Fall/Winter 

2012 NYFW Spring/Summer

2012 NYFW Fall/Winter 

2013 NYFW Spring/Summer

2013 NYFW Fall/ Winter

2014 NYFW Spring/Summer 

2014 NYFW Fall/Winter 

2015 NYFW Spring/Summer 

2015 NYFW Fall/Winter

2016 NYFW Spring/Summer 

2017 NYFW Spring/Summer

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Fashion Educator 2013-2017 Wake County Schools 

Stem Ted Talk: NC School of Science and Math: Fashion Engineering 2018 

The Carrack: The Art and Soul of Fashion Design; panel discussion on Fashion Culture, Global Impact & Body Image 2019

Fashion Profession Mentor 2010 - Current

STYLING

Sam Harmonix

Are You Ok music video 

Grammys 2019

Lil Kim

9 album release promotional shoot 

2019

 

OUR UPCOMING FASHION SHOWS

ABOUT AMPBULL 2021

The AMPBULL Segment will showcase one designer’s seasonal collection each month duringThe Festivals of Art, Thought, and Culture that leads up to the AMPBULL Fashion Week. All designers come together for 3 days for the AMPBULL Fashion Week and showcase their entire collection. Each segment will leave you with questions wanting to know what next? … Only at The AMPBULL Fashion Week will the answers be revealed.

Video by: Indyah Bryant | Indy's Den

Model: Ke'Nydra Mojica

Hair: Mikyala Brown

Directed by: Creators and Company