M.O.D.A brings Big Apple fashion to WMU.
Updated: Friday, 09 Nov 2012, 12:45 PM EST
Published : Friday, 09 Nov 2012, 6:00 PM EST
Grand Rapids, Mich. (WOTV) - New York style Fashion Week meets local design students for a cause. Opportunities & Design Association; M.O.D.A of Western Michigan University is vamping up the catwalk in their semi-annual two-day fashion show extravaganza. A collection of edgy graffiti and city lights will set the mood for the fall fashion extravaganza.
The runway will consist of student designers from WMU’s extensive apparel and textile program who will create striking couture and finely tailored garments for their custom created collections. The concept incorporates lighting preparations and set design, marketing, modeling, graphic design and of course, the stars of the show; custom creations by the members of M.O.D.A.
On November 16 and 17, 2012, the runway show; “Concrete Jungle” is set to transform the Bernhard Center into an upscale runway show. M.O.D.A has revamped the annual production to mimic the excitement and couture of New York Fashion Week. M.O.D.A’s fashion shows are notably known as one of Kalamazoo’s premier fashion events. With more than 15 year of charitable community contributions, M.O.D.A will donate proceeds to The Tree of Life, a school located in the heart of Edison in Kalamazoo.WMU
The show is expected to be one of the best and largest fashion shows that the organization has produced. Held inside the Bernhard Center East ballroom, the show is striking up quite a buzz surrounding the Western Michigan University campus. The two-day event will be held on Friday and Saturday evening at 8pm, and is open to the public.
VIP tickets are available for $25 and include a VIP reception at 6:30pm, front-row seating, hors d’oeuvres and a complementary gift bag from M.O.D.A.
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