Atlanta’s first “Project Runway”-style competition, was a huge success on Saturday, Feb. 9
at the America’s Mart. Catering to 500 ticket holders, Fashion Uncorked raised over 20 thousand dollars for children with disabilities and pick only one winning designer.
was named the winner of the high fashion competition because of his style, creativity and overall score. As the winner, he will receive a spread in Kontrol Magazine, round trip airfare to Los Angeles to attend L.A. Fashion Week and he will show his fashions in New Orleans Fashion Week 2014.
Benefiting Easter Seals North Georgia, Fashion Uncorked is a jewelry-inspired design challenge where ten designers were tasked with designing
and sketching three original pieces: day wear, evening wear, children’s wear with a matching teddy bear. Each design was inspired by select
Fashion Uncorked was hosted by
Atlanta & Company’s Christine Pullara
Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds
(Art Institute). Attendees enjoyed luxury fashions, entertainment, food and fashionable
silent auction featuring items from artist
, Dan Harr and an autographed guitar from American Blues Rock Guitarist
Fashion Uncorked also featured a revealing of art that expresses female beauty and freedom from
Entertainment for the evening included a wonderful performance from the
and R&B Singer
Food samples were provided by
and decadent wine from
Easter Seals North Georgia provides high-quality services to ensure that all children with disabilities or other special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Children who benefit from services that Easter Seals provide were also be featured in the show wearing fashions from the competing designers.
This year’s competition was judged by
(Lifetime TV’s Project Runway Season 9),
(New Orleans Magazine),
(Mori Green, Inc.),
(Art Institute Atlanta) and
. To learn more about Easter Seals North Georgia, services and locations visit
More of my experience to come..and more pictures also!! Thanks for reading!! Tell a Friend!! Peace and Blessings!!