Tuesday, April 17, 2012
OUT 1124--FASHION IN THE CITY ROARING 20s AFTER PICS @PEABODY OPERA HOUSE APRIL 14
Photos by Ma'atology
The program bill
One of the designers featured was Betty Phiri Chibwe of Vu Vu Stone. She is posed by singer/actress Denise Thimes
Downstairs was where the vendors sold their wares to the patrons.
Below are more vendors:
Chitown designer Dwight Overton (in green scarf) , who was one of the featured designers, socializing with the crowd.
Thimes at one of the vending booths.
Fashion In the City owner/producer Felicia Mosley (right) talking with an attendee.
Leslie Irizarry, of Inspired Knots, who was one of the designers during the Opening Roaring 20s Theme, helps a patron with a tie at his vending area.
NOTE: More than 300 people attended this event held in the foyer and its balcony of the Peabody Opera House. The designers who participated were Irizarry of Inspired Knots; Sierra Moses of Haus Designs; Chibwe of Vu vu Stone; Donna Clark of Designe Jabrada; Alex Carter (Closet), Catland Forever Couture, Trang, Katie McKenna of Pink Sheep Heiress, Dwight Overton (Apparel) and Chad's Theatrical Hats. The highlight was the Doctors on the Runway with real doctors in the St Louis area (12 in all) as models walking down the runway. Music was provided by Lamar Harris. Vendors included Glamaurosa and Shi Fanci Boutique, A portion of the proceeds of this event had gone toward St Louis Childrens Hospital. The after party , promoted by Major Brands, was held at Copia.