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LRFW gives local cosmetology students national exposure

LRFW gives local cosmetology students national exposure

 

LRFW 2013 Fashion Icon: Connie Fails

LRFW 2013 Fashion Icon: Connie Fails

THE 5TH ANNUAL LITTLE ROCK FASHION WEEK IS PROUD TO PRESENT, FASHION DESIGNER, CONNIE FAILS AS THIS YEARS ‘LRFW 2013 FASHION ICON AWARD’ HONOREE.

By: Samantha Stephan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — In December of 1978, an arsonist caused an eruption of flames that led to the fall of a tiny, two-story clothing boutique in Little Rock, Ark. — just four months after it opened its doors. As the inferno persisted, a woman stood outside waiting for the responding firemen to dissipate the blaze. Watching the commotion, the neighborhood mailman approached and handed her a small envelope with handwriting on it — the sender was Hillary Rodham Clinton.  

‘Dear Connie,

Arkansas Bridal Fair 2013

Arkansas Bridal Fair 2013

Bridal Savoir Faire hosted by A Perfect Bloom and Compassion Fashion Events & Design is scheduled to take place on September 29, 2013 at Cypress Meadows Wedding and Event Center in Howell, Arkansas -just minutes away from Brinkley - from 3:00-6:00 p.m.  This wedding industry event is set up to assist bride-to-be's in helping connect them with various services, products, and venues to make their special day the best it can be.  It will also serve as a networking event for those businesses within the wedding industry genre serving the entire state of Arkansas.

LRFW returns in a big way

LRFW returns in a big way

By Adeeja Anderson

The 5th annual Little Rock Fashion Week is July 15-20. The days of LRFW have different events to accommodate all ages and will take place in the downtown Little Rock area.

The different events include: Music Remix Showcase on Monday, July 15 at Cornerstone Pub; Artist’s Statement on Tuesday, July 16 at Hearne Fine Art Gallery; For Kids by Kids (FKBK) on Wednesday, July 17 at the Little Rock Zoo which will be hosted by 10-year-old model, Tanaia Esaw; Shoppers’ Night Out on Thursday, July 18 at Belk at Pleasant Ridge Town Center; Media, Industry & VIP Mixer at The Italian Kitchen (Lulav) on Friday, July 19; and the Big Night on Saturday, July 20.

Models selected for fifth LRFW

Models selected for fifth LRFW

By Adeeja Anderson

Models of the fifth annual Little Rock Fashion Week have been selected. Male and female models of all ages and sizes traveled as far as Houston to Little Rock May 4 and May 5 to audition for a spot in the fastest growing fashion week in America.

On Sunday May 12, 2013, photos of the selected models were published at www.littlerockfashionweek.com/models.php. Ninety-five models were selected out of 456 for the fifth annual Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW), which is July 15-20 in various locations in downtown Little Rock.

“I’m very excited for this year,” said Brandon D. Campbell, LRFW’s creator and executive producer. “We feature the best fresh face talent each year. I think that this could be the best group of models in our history. I look forward to working with them.”

LRFW 5 Model Search is this weekend!

LRFW 5 Model Search is this weekend!

By: Adeeja Anderson

Hopeful models are preparing this week for auditions of the fifth annual Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW), a weeklong of high fashion, entertainment and network events scheduled in mid-July.

The model search will be held May 4 and May 5 at the Holiday Inn Presidential Hotel, located at 600 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Ark., 72202 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Male and female models of all ages and sizes are welcomed. They are required to wear a plain black t-shirt with no logos and wear jeans pants. Females need to bring high heel shoes, and no make-up and accessories are allowed. Models will be deducted points for not following instructions.

Results of models selected will be posted on www.littlerockfashionweek.com/models.php by May 13. If selected, models’ rehearsal is scheduled for June 2 and July 14 at Horace Mann Arts and Science Magnet School, located 1000 East Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, Ark. 72206, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

UniverSoul Circus is coming to Little Rock May 8-12

UniverSoul Circus is coming to Little Rock May 8-12

2013 “MASH IT UP” TOUR

UniverSoul Circus has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture. The 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus the MASH IT UP tour – featuring seven beautiful bone-bending contortionists from Ethiopia, a dazzling ice skating act from right here in the USA, and a powerful pole act from Cuba – will be performing in Little Rock at the Arkansas State Fairgrounds May 8-12, 2013.

For the past five years, UniverSoul Circus has ranked in the top ten of Ticketmaster’s Top 25 which ranks the Top 25 Most Requested Family Events in the U.S. by fan-search requests and online event page views.

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 8 thru Sunday May 12, 2013