Thursday, September 8, 2016
Fashion Industry Gallery | 1807 Ross Ave
6:30 pm: Doors Open
8:00 pm: Runway Shows
NINE full runway shows and FIVE mini “capsule” collections:
Feel like a celebrity viewing collections by and meeting STARS that were season winners or All Stars on Project Runway. DISCOVER emerging designers from around the globe. Support your local designers from DFW. 3-look collections by the newest of local designers featured in CAPSULE. Shop the GALLERY featuring about 20 of the best emerging jewelry & accessories designers.
Thursday Runways will honor Style Setters LeeAnne Locken and Steve Kemble with a portion of proceeds benefitting AIDS Services of Dallas.
LeeAnne Locken: Cast Member on REAL HOUSEWIVES of DALLAS, this Texas gal has a heart of gold. In 2014 she served as the Honorary Chair for the 2014 “No Tie Dinner” benefiting AIDS Services Dallas and she was the 2014 Co-Chair of “Art From the Heart” benefiting Dallas Challenge. She currently serves on the board of The Fashionistas and was honored to be on the 2013 Style Council for DIFFA and the 2013 Fashion Police for Fashion Group International. She is always willing to lend her name & talents to as many charities as she can by either emceeing, hosting, walking the runway or chairing to bring attention to causes she is passionate about!
Steve Kemble has been the magic behind countless corporate events, weddings and other sassy ventures for more than two decades. The event industry’s king of self-promotion, also known as “America’s Sassiest Lifestyle Guru,” is one of the industry’s most visible, vocal and unique personalities. Steve has been dishing out fashion disses at celebrities for more than three years as a Top Cop for Us Weekly magazine’s Fashion Police and with annual appearances on TV Guide Network’s “Idol Tonight.” His daily “What’s Hot” segment for CBS radio has become an online sensation, and he has gone head to head with some of TV’s other big personalities from Melissa Rivers to Donny Deutsch. Let’s not forget weddings! A centerpiece of WE tv’s marquee block of bridal programming, Wedding Central, Steve has also appeared on ABC’s “Extreme Makeover Wedding Edition,” Style Network’s “Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?” and “Married Away.” To top it all off, he has dished out delectable advice for throwing Hollywood-level bashes at home for E!’s Countdown to the Academy Awards, CBS’s The Early Show and Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine. Steve has received over twenty-five industry accolades, including Event Solutions magazine Event Planner of the Year, the ISES International Volunteer of the Year award and the Meeting Professionals International Planner of the Year Award.
Full runway collections by STARS: Season winners and Project Runway All Stars.
Full runway collections by some of your favorite local designers from right here in DFW.
DISCOVER new designers from outside of DFW by previewing their latest full collections on the runway
Enjoy 3-look mini collections on the runway from some of the brightest rising talents from Texas
Browse and shop pop-up’s of designers and businesses all over Texas in our gallery spaces.