Wow, what a week. This year I was the Red Carpet Hostess at New Orleans Fashion Week, and I had such an incredible time hosting the event visitors, and interviewing the fantastic array of designers attending #NOFW7. Tracee Dundas, the event founder, has built NOFW in just seven years to a regional showcase of incredible talent that has launched the careers of both models and designers. Her commitment to fashion and artistic excellence, her dedication to the local and regional […]
This past weekend I was honored to be the Emcee/Host of the 2016 New Orleans Fashion Week Awards Gala in New Orleans, LA held at the beautiful Harrah’s Theater. The event, which featured live music, performances by Miss Stormy Gayle, two stunning runway shows and also honored a bevy of talented creatives in the industry, was a spectacular evening. In addition to the beautiful showcase of fashion featuring the theme of Fashion Fantasy Fete, the event also raised almost $400 […]
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Exciting News! I will be emceeing the 2016 New Orleans Fashion Awards Gala – so happy to be working with Tracee Dundas of New Orleans Fashion Week again. This event is going to be amazing. Theme: fashion/fantasy/fete. November 18, 2016 at Harrah’s Theater in New Orleans, LA. More details coming soon!
This was my first experience with Fashion Week New Orleans and what fun it was! I was invited by the event’s coordinator, the talented Tracee Dundas, to host the Wednesday night runway show. I was a little nervous, but Marcus Stewart (#thefashiondoctor) and I hit it off immediately and had a great time helping to showcase Southern talent, including the group of designers competing in the Top Design Competition. One of my personal favorites in the competition was Romey Roe‘s […]
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I have a confession to make. As my aesthetic appetite for all things beautiful has increased over the past few years, so has my love of fashion. I have stacks of fashion magazines that I wade through in my rare downtime… musing over designs, tearing out inspiring photos, and even adding to my little book of red carpet dress ideas for the future. And my trip to Paris didn’t help with my new addiction. Besides the fact that it was […]