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Happy 5th Anniversary SoHo Exchange!

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

We can’t believe it…5 years ago today, Amy Michielle realized her dream of creating a company that is all about making women look cuter. Although there have been many accomplishments along the way, here are some highlights:

* Completed 8 runway shows featuring S.H.E. by SoHo Exchange
* Product available in 4 Twin Cities stores
* Nominated for TC Best Female Designer 2006
* Designed Costumes for 4 movies, 1 play and 1 web-series
* Book Adviser Trendsetter: Have You Got What It Takes to Be a Fashion Designer by Lisa Thompson

CONGRATULATIONS, Amy Michielle and the SHE Fashionista Team!

DIVA MN: Backstage With The Emerging Designers

Monday, March 5th, 2007

Please check out the mention of Amy Michielle Freeman holding up her latest designs

Amy Michielle – Fortunate By Design

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Amy Michielle interviewed by UMN News:

Fortunate by design

Amy Michielle Featured in Star Tribune Article

Monday, November 6th, 2006

Amy Michielle is featured in the November 2, 2006 Style section on the Star Tribune. To view the entire article please follow the link:

(Sorry, the story has been moved to the Star Tribunes archives and is no longer available from their website)

2006 TC Fashion Awards Postponed

Sunday, November 5th, 2006

The organizers of the 2006 Twin Cities Fashion Awards have postponed the show, siting “…circumstances beyond our control regarding venue and scheduling, the Fashion Awards have been postponed until January 27th.” For prepaid, ticket refund information please contact

Amy Michielle Nominated “Best Female Clothing Designer”

Saturday, September 30th, 2006

Amy Michielle Nominated “Best Female Clothing Designer” for TC Fashion Awards

(Minneapolis, MINN – September 30, 2006) – The list has been posted and the Lead Designer for SoHo Exchange, Amy Michielle, has been nominated for the First Annual Twin Cities Fashion Award. The award and fashion show will be held at Orchestra Hall, November 4, 2006. Tickets may be purchased at

Amy Michielle Selected for DIVA Noir Fashion Show

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

Amy Michielle will be featured as an emerging designer for the 2006 Diva Noir Fashion Show. Show date is March 4, 2006.

Strange As Angels Available on DVD October 18th

Saturday, October 15th, 2005

Strange as Angels, Director Steven Foley’s debut feature-film starring Marie-Francoise
Theodore and Christian Payton, will be available for purchase or
rental, Tuesday, October 18th in the United States and Canada. The
DVD special features include commentary with the director and film
scholar/critic/ Programming Associate of the San Francisco
International Film Festival, Sean Uyehara, Spanish subtitles and a
trailer. Wardrobe design by Amy Michielle.

You can find Strange as Angels at the following retail outlets:

Best Buy
Blockbuster Video
Hollywood Video
Box Office Video (497 Selby Ave, St Paul, 55102 Phone – 651.

If the film is not available in your area, please ask the store
manager to order it.

If you live abroad or if the store refuses to order it, you may wish
to find Strange as Angels on-line, some of the websites where you can
find it include:

(Region 1 DVDs)

The DVD will also be available on some US Military bases.

Please support the individuals who worked so hard on this project by
buying or renting the DVD and encouraging others to do the same. I
would also encourage you to leave positive reviews/feedback of the
film at sites that allow you to do so. Some of these sites include:

Rotten Tomatoes
New York Movies

For articles on the film, visit:

Strange as Angels screened at the following festivals:
Pan African Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival, St. Paul, MN
Black International Cinema Film Festival, Berlin, GERMANY
San Francisco Black Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
Hollywood Black Film Festival, Hollywood, CA
American Black Film Festival, Miami, FL
Black Harvest Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Central Standard Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN

Amy Michielle Helps Prepare Miss Minnesota

Tuesday, August 9th, 2005

Nationals are just around the corner and Amy Michielle is helping Miss Minnesota’s Outstanding Teen and Miss Minnesota America prepare to chase the crown.

Let’s wish the best to Giselle Ugarte, Miss Minnesota’s Outstanding Teen who competes August 20, 2005 and Karyn Stordahl, Miss Minnesota 2005 who competes in January.

Five Finds For Spring

Thursday, March 3rd, 2005

Read Amy Michielle’s top pick for the Spring in the Star Tribune March 9th.