Daniel Franco is recognized both as a world class fashion designer & as a captivating television personality.
At age 17, Daniel Franco began to study fashion design. After six years Daniel achieved both a B.F.A. degree from Otis College of Art and Design and an A.A. from F.I.D.M. He is a Fashion Group International scholarship award winner, winning in 2 separate categories in the same year (career and leisure sportswear). After working for Laundry by Shelli Segal, Richard Tyler, Here & There Fashion Forecasting in NYC and BCBG in CA, Daniel Franco was catapulted to international attention by being the only Designer to be featured in 2 seasons of the hit T.V. show Project Runway.
Daniel Franco has had numerous influential Fashion presentations sponsored by Nikon and Sak’s Fifth Ave Beverly Hills. he has graced the cover’s of the Los Angeles Times, CA Apparel News, WWD and also appeared in ELLE magazine, the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Post, CNN, ABC, FOX, NBC, Bravo TV, Univison, La Opinion, Telemundo, L.A. Business Journal, Wall Street Journal, TV Guide, Chicago Sun Times and E! TV and Style Network.
From 2005-2007, Daniel Franco appeared as a contestant designer on Project Runway seasons 1 and 2. Arguably, the 2 best seasons of Project Runway. This brought Daniel Franco’s designs to a much larger audience.
After working for BCBG as a senior fashion designer of evening wear once again in 2007, Daniel Franco decided to immerse himself into the increasingly stylish world of weddings and love in 2008. He inherited the Albertson Chapel on Miracle Mile in Los Angeles from his father, Rev. Alex Franco and has transfored not only the Chapel, but also the wedding industry itself. Daniel Franco offers a unique, fashionable alternative to couples who have style but can not afford the expense of a large wedding. You can visit www.albertsonchapel.com for more information.
From 2010-2015, Daniel Franco produced and directed 2 purchased pilots, partnered with Magical Elves Inc (Producers of Top Chef and Project Greenlight). With Daniel’s unique perspective in front of the camera, blended with his passion for film and fashion design, you will see another side to Daniel’s creativity in his video productions.
In 2017, Daniel Franco will reveal a new line of Wedding dresses, Wedding ensembles and accessories for the bride by merging forward fashion and the wonderful tradition of pure love inherit to weddings.
Within danielfranco.com you will also be treated to Daniel Franco’s Sketchbook, an ever replenished account of what will soon come to the runways be it 6 months or 6 years ahead of many well known designers and labels. Please come back often to this site to see Daniel Franco’s vision of chic, innovation and our future together.