On August 24, 2014, ten designer contestants will compete for bragging rights, and the Fashion Designer Icon Award, at the Fashion Night Out ATL 4. Ten judges will review their designs, during a fashion show held at the Mason Murer Fine Arts Gallery, in Atlanta, Ga.
Fashion designers are currently creating and/or putting the final touches on competition garments. Fashion Night Out ATL 4 plans to bring movies to life, onto the runway, with its “Fashion Icon” Awards Designer’s Competition. The following movies will be utilized as inspiration for the designer, whose name is listed with it below:
‘Mahogany’ - Marion G. Boyd
‘The Devil Wears Prada’ - Deon Smith of DUS
‘The Great Gatsby’ - Joseph Hinton;
‘Breakfast at Tiffany's’ - Tina Stinson;
‘Boardwalk Empire’ - Miguel Wilson of Buckhead Haberdashery;
‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ - Mamosoe Unger of YEAME;
‘Coming to America’ - Jewve Mukoro of Threaded Culture;
‘Biker Boys Meet Ghost Rider’ - Kenya Smith of Planet Zero;
‘Fifth Element’ - Shashawna Winters of J.Ashton;
and 'Sex in the City' - Kay Harris.
There will also be a showcase of the work of featured designers, also assigned movie inspirations:
11 year old Imani Alsbrook -‘Alice in Wonderland & Charlie & the Chocolate Factor
Legendary Clothier Guffye's - ‘The Great Beauty
2013 "Fashion Icon Award" Winner Alex Holliman - ‘Dreamgirls’
“Fashion encompasses everything that we do. From being in Film, TV, Radio, Art, to the Runway we empower talents to expand their marketability. Our goal is to connect international fashion aficionados with the talent and sources they need to elevate their brand to a global level.”
~ Renee Knorr, creator of Fashion Night Out ATL and editor-in-chief of My Beauti Network.
The event was created by Renee Knorr, owner of My Beauti Network. It will be hosted by Grammy & Billboard award winner Joey Beanz Little, pageant winners Miss Teen Georgia Latina, Miss Georgia Cuba Latina and Mrs. Georgia Nancy Glauser. Red Carpet designs will be the creations of Award-winning Extraordinaire Linda Bezuiendhout. There will also be a special guest, Americas Next Top Model Keith Carlos.
Icon Awards will be distributed in the categories of Fashion Designer, Model, Makeup, Hair & Fashion Director. Who they got to will be determined by ten judges:
Evelyn Mims – Producer, Atlanta & Co. 11 Alive WXIA TV
Deborah Hightower – National Recording Artist, Author & Speaker
Jason Dinsmore – Owner & Editor-in-Chief, BE Entertained Magazine
Dejuan Miller – CEO & President Heartbeat Matchmaker
Leo Marshall – Producer, Celebrity Photographer
Vanessa Henderson – Renown celebrity designer
Katherine Phelps – CEO/Publisher SELF Beautiful Media LLC
Braylon Gorman – Executive Assistant/Consultant BE Entertained Magazine
The winning fashion designer will also win a one (1) double occupancy cabin on a cruise, sponsored by Miami Fashion Cruise, and the opportunity to participate in international "fashion resort week“ in Nassau, Bahamas, on November 7 -10, 2014.
“We are privileged to partner with FNO ATL 2014, because of their passion and actions in making a difference in the community.”
~ Doug Reid, Venture Sports Shows, a fundraising company with over 20 years of experience in managing profit and non-profit organizations fundraising initiatives.
This event will be a night of fashion, film, technology… driven by luxury, for a cause … Fashion Night Out ATL.
There will be a silent auction. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the silent auction will go to the Easter Seals of North Georgia and Giving a Hand, both non-profit organizations.
August 24, 2014
7:00p.m. – 10:00p.m.
Mason Murer Fine Arts Gallery
199 Armour Drive
Atlanta, Ga. 30324
$25 General Admission
$35 VIP Preferred Seating, Luxury Gift Bag, Pre-Reception
$40 At the Door