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The second annual Sustainable Fashion Show at the Springs Preserve

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On April 30. 2014 the Springs Preserve in Las Vegas held their second annual Sustainable Fashions fashion show. The concept is one dear to the hearts of the Preserve: clothing manufactured from ecologically sustainable materials, or recycled and repurposed from other uses. One of the designer from the Art Institute, for instance, made a gown from garbage bags, although they appeared not to be rescued vrom the dumpster.

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The show was produced by Andres Gonzales, director of the Fashion for a Cause Foundation, who did his usual excellent job in recruiting designers, models, hair and makeup artists (with a big assist from Feralene, who put together the hair and makeup team.)

The event included a cocktail hour with a silent auction to benefit the Preserve, and then the crowd moved to the showroom for the fashion show. The show itself began with children's wear by Tommy Hilfiger, but the main attraction was the creativity of the various designers and their “sustainable fashions.”

Some of the show was put together by “the community” mothers and daughters who had worked together to produce their gowns. The Art Institute of Las Vegas provided several of their garments from student designers. And then it was time for the professionals: Crystal Ball, Cierra Laidler and Dayana Rueda, making her second appearance for the annual event.

Some of the designer gowns have also been photographed by fashion photographers and models on the grounds of the Preserve, and a gallery show of those photos will begin showing on May 17.

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