A poster ad of singer Fergie for Brownshoe, one of the sponsors of the event
Another poster ad
The set up
One of the labelled VIP seats
Some of the early attendees arrive
Below are some of the arrivees taking pics on the red carpet:
The lady in the gray party dress and black pumps was simple yet chic.
This lady had an interesting Native American style outfit
Stylist Ola set the mark that nite with this shiney bronze and multicolor wrap dress.
Ola and her assistant Ben Singleton
The lady in the purple flooded pant jumpsuit with necklace and funky brown pump was pop chic
One of the fashioney couples that nite was Ciera and Antonio Byrd
The lady in the black party dress had nice layers.
Another fashioney couple, and this lady was one of the elegant looking that nite in a white long flowy dress and unique straps.
This lady looked winning in this dark gray knee length dress and black pumps
This couple looked nice and their respective outfits were business casual sexy.
The bar area
The front area check in booth. (Much love to Gwen!)
Attendees crowded near the dee-jay booth area
Life and Play was one of the vendors where folk can wear costumes and take pics.
A long shot of the hotel lobby
There's Project Runway finalists and St Louis based designers Michael Drummond (left and Laura Kathleen (right) taking a pic with an attendee
There;s YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins, singer Bradd Young, blogger Ms. Fashionista and Ola
Introducing the show was Alive /Corridor 40 Fashion Editor Jill Manoff and Wiley
A long shot of the co-hosts
The rep from Epiphany Boutique took her walk
Below are pics of 2012 Mr Couture Ryan Mitchell mingling with attendees:
Here Mitchell with Ed Bartlett (left) and a lady who's a fan.
Mitchell with TV personality Gilberto Pinella
Kathleen gets interviewed by Lindenwood University TV
Kathleen shares a laugh with designer Godfried Addae
Mitchell gets interviewed by LUTV
Mitchell posing in front of the stage
Bartlette, Brownshoe's Marie Finnegan and Mitchell
Bartlett, Project Design producer Dwight Carter, guest and Mitchell
Mitchell and guest share shouting out with Gas Light TV
Mitchell does his shout out of Gas Light TV
Mitchell and Raqi McGhee
Drummond, Kathleen, guest, Pleshette and Mitchell