Wednesday, October 9, 2013

"Chattanooga Fashion Week!" October 2-5 2013

This past weekend the 2nd Annual Chattanooga Fashion Week was held in Chattanooga, Tennessee! 

The Elite Fashion Event was held right in the Heart of Chattanooga Art District! 

The Kickoff started on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 with an event for the Designers! 

Thursday October 3, Autism Awareness Day! 

And Friday October 4, Monsoon in Hamilton Place hosted a Cupcakes and Lemonade all day long! 

There were four days of celebrating the Fashion Arts in Chattanooga! 

The Grand Finale ended with a Couture Runway Event on Saturday, October 5 on the RiverView Terrace Rooftop of the Hunter Museum of American Art.

The Finale included NINE original designers which included a Children's Show by Blue Eyes & Barefeet, The Girls of Grace by Southern Grace, Sada Fashions, Francine Elizabeth Designs, Yatra, Vic & Kimchi, Odelia Rouse, Navy & Pearls, and Ajnel.

Congrats to the Fan Favorite Le'Shai McCutchins a model From Chi Agency who won a photoshoot with Gage Agency! 

Congrats to our own Model and Blogger Marquita Edwina who was showcased as a model for Southern Grace as well as Sada Fashions! It was a truly an honor! Both designers were different in many ways. 

Photo Cred: Harlan Breaux 

Photo Cred: Jim Rigsby

Southern Grace with their beautiful bright colors, patterns, beautiful jewelry and flowy material definitely made the consumer feel comfortable and beautiful! Perfect for summer time, the beach, weddings, or church! 

Sada Fashions was perfect for a night out with your chicks, or just a down right down to business type of diva! The dress our model wore was fit for attitude. It was called, "ATTRACTIVE".

Photo Cred: Jim Rigsby 

Photo Cred: Sada Fashions

Also check out this beautiful Coat from Sada! It's called Mystery! 

Photo Cred: Sada Fashions

Kudos to both designers and we definitely hope to hear more from them in the future!

Congrats to Our Own Al'leta LaShan who  interned this year for Chattanooga Fashion Week she did an excellent job, she worked hard, pulling clothing, pulling racks, and directing models!  She definitely proved herself worthy to work for any Fashion Event in the future! Kudos to her and Our Dear mother Carolyn Anderson Ector who also volunteered for the event! 

The Show was Produced by Gage Models and Talent Agency and hosted by Christian McNally of Makeup Made Easy and The Warpaint Academy and Jamie Walker of Bangs and Blush. 

They introduced the designers of the hottest fashions in Chattanooga and surrounding areas. 

The event highlighted Fashion for a Cause: Autism Awareness and the charity Autism Speaks. 

Chattanooga Fashion Week 2013 was an awesome event and we are looking forward to many years to come! 

Check out some behind the scene footage with the models and bloggers below! 

Marquita Edwina's audition photo:

Behind the Scenes with Models! 

Photo Cred Goes Out To: 

All three of these photographers did an excellent job of capturing the moments! 

Sheena Rae Photography aka ChiPhotography!contact/c24vq

Bob Franklin

Kudos to the Models as Well! 

Brittany Roberts, Nikita Caraballo, @Given_Ticca, BruceAnn Owen @fierceandlove101, Shai @yur_1_addition, @zoraida_06

Thanks for tuning in to Edwina LaShan Fashion Blog! See you next year! 

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