DUVALL

A proven force to be reckoned with as a fashion designer, show producer and manufacturer. Glenn Duvall Pettway, A.K.A. DUVALL is a man of many talents; He is (formerly contributing fashion writer for Fashion Society and has in the past written for the Chicago Defender Newspaper, the South African Mail & Guardian, the South African Pace Magazine, the TUCC Trumpet Magazine and the Society Page for the N’Digo News Paper). He’s a Fashion: designer, show producer, director, coordinator, commentator, stage & costume designer, fashion party promoter and modeling instructor. Fashion photography is his hobby.

Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges, Making History

After breaking barriers in the Windy City, he moved on and took A Bite from the Big Apple, Played hard and stitched up Hollywood in the City of Angels and quietly made history while sitting on Top of the City of Gold -Johannesburg as the elite designer to the New-South Africa.  Duvall made his international debut at the Good Hope Center in the Mother-City of Cape-Town (South Africa). 

Today, Duvall is soaring to great heights as
the ultimate Fashion Show Producer with his new Show Company titled (A. D. Productions).  He is increasingly becoming one of the most sought after fashion show producers boasting the contract to some of the top annual fundraisers gala's nationally.

A Fashion Dynamo born and raised in the Windy City, states that no goal is impossible. A fashion designer of a difference who spent seven years stitching up Fashion Hollywood in L.A.
Duvall rose to international fame in the early ninety's as a celebrity fashion designer in South Africa when he swooped up the prestigious high profile Royal African wedding contract of the decade from some of the worlds top international designers for that of President Nelson Mandela youngest daughter Zinzi Mandela. 
 
A glance of Designer Duvall's clients list: President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela, Zinzi Mandela, His Majesty King Mswati III, Queen Inkosikati Langagaza and the Royal family of Swaziland & a host of South African Diplomats along side South African a-list Entertainers, U. S. State Congresswomen Diane Watson and Maxine Waters, celebrities: Patty LaBelle, Willie Gault, Sinbad, Whitney Houston, Paula Abdul, Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, fashion Super Model Iman, Tramain Hawkins, Minister Noel Jones, Rev. Wright, Pastor & Mrs. Otis Moss, the late great James Cleveland and many more.

In 1994 Duvall represented S.A. and the U.S.A. as a feature Designer along side Bill Blass, Vivian Westwood and Gianni Versace for the presentation of 1994 Miss World Pageant Gala Fundraiser titled THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH!  The show was staged at the Palace in the Lost City outside of Johannesburg. The event was hosted by VIDEO FASHION.
Movie Credits: Jamarr Fanaka’s (STREET WARS)
Broadway Plays: NBogemi Ngema’s Broadway play, (SARAFINA)
 His events company FASHIONS EMPIRE has launched: (Gillette's VENUS Shaver for Women), (CHRISTIAN DIOR - Perfume), GIVENCHY - Perfume), (HEINEKEN - SA Brewery), (DOOLEY'S ALE - SA Brewery) and many more. 

Duvall's claim to fame came in 1984 when he was almost arrested as he outmaneuvered body guards and security officers of the Chicago Aire Crown Theatre and interrupted a Patty label concert in front of a sold out audience of more than four thousand onlookers. While bearing gifts in hand he designed and requested the impossible that she would disappear from stage during the concert and return in his design a black ruffled evening gown to sing her finale' song "Somewhere over the Rainbow" and with the support of a roaring crowd behind him...she obliged... taking Duvall on a one way trip somewhere over the Rainbow.


Duvall has created many highly acclaimed successful promotional fashion platforms: The Catwalk Is on Fire @ the House of Blues which is now in its 7th year and has featured more than 130 established fashion stars, new and up-in-coming fashion, hair, make-up and jewelry designers along side the cities top catwalk models. Also Duvall’s Fashion Pages under the Picasso and now an all new show-stopping promotion titled The House of -Duvall's CHICAGO CATWALK EXPLOSION celebrating its 14th year.


McCafe House Of Couture - Show Producer, Director, Coordinator, Commentator and Featured Designer
Macy's Fashionistars - Show Producer, Director, Coordinator and Featured Designer
Chicago Promotions – FEATURE DESIGNER
South Central Community services Luncheon fashion show, Society of Mannequins,
The Chicago Fashion Café (Green Dolphin Street) Partner, Promoter, Show Director & Feature, N’Digo Gala (Civic Opera House) Featured Designer
World Fashion Chicago (Millennium Park) featured designer representing Chicago and the USA.
Gala 2006 with Patti La Belle & Winnie Mandela: (Hyatt Regency Hotel) - Feature Designer - Show Producer & Director
V103 Expo for Today’s Black Woman (McCormick Place) – Feature & Show Director
The Catwalk Is On Fire (Hard Rock Hotel) – Partner, Show Producer, Commentator, Feature
Duvall's FASHIONISTARS (Chicago Hilton & Towers) - Producer, Director, Feature
The Catwalk Is On Fire (House of Blues) -Producer, Director, Designer and all Male Show
Society of Mannequins (Shatu Del Mar) - Show Coordinator, Commentator and Feature Designer
South Central Community Services (Drury Lane) - Fashion's Empire All Male Show
International Hair & Beauty Show (Rosemont Theatre) - Feature Designer representing Chicago
Fashion Café (212 On the River) - Creator, Producer and Director featuring Top Designers
International House of Fashion (New Gate Theatre) Producer, Director and Designer.
Jesse Owens Foundation Show (The Drake Hotel) - Feature Designer
Chicago We're Red Hot (Chicago Hilton & Towers - International Ballroom) - Feature Designer
Little Black Dress (The Peninsula Hotel) - Feature Designer
Black Woman's Expo 06 (McCormick Convention Center) - Show Director & Feature Designer
Cleo Johnson Fashion Show (Sabre Room) - Feature Designer
Trump Casino - (Feature Designer)
Chicago Defender Bud Billiken Parade - (Defender Fashion Pages/Fashion Writer)
Thanksgiving Fashion Show & Party (Sears Tower) Coordinator, Producer
Chicago Fashion Pages (Under the Picasso) - Producer, Director,
Indigo Gala Red Carpet Couturiers (Civic Opera House)
Chicago Links (Shatau Del Mar) - Feature Designer
UNCF (River East Art Center) An Evening Of Stars Tribute to Stevie Wonder - Event Planner
Chicago World Show (International Sister Cities Program) Millennium Park - A Feature Designer


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