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Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Best Clothing Line and Model Announced

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 Best Clothing Line and Model Announced

(Written by LRFW Intern Alexandria Washington)

LITTLE ROCK FASHION WEEK ANNOUNCES 2011 AWARDS

(August 5, 2011)  Little Rock, AR---   Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) is proud to announce that Laurella by Laurie B. Allen has been selected as the LRFW 2011 Clothing Line of the Year and model Larry Scruggs has been selected as LRFW 2011 Model of the Year.

Laurella, the fashion label owned by Pittsburgh native Laurie B. Allen, was chosen as the 2011 Clothing Line of the Year after her stunning presentation during LRFW's Posh Expression Fashion Experience, July 16.

"When I received the official word and saw the website, I was beaming from ear to ear because there was an extreme amount of talent from the designers this year.

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 gets great reviews

Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 gets great reviews

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Little Rock Fashion Week 2011 has received many accolades for recent events.  Hosted by Today's THV's Ashley Blackstone and Peter Bailey of NBC's Nitecap with Peter Bailey, the Posh Expression Experience fashion show was the highlight of the week.

Showcasing fashion designers hand-selected by the producer of Little Rock Fashion Week, Brandon Campbell, all was aglow and full of excitement for the "fashionment" event (as Campbell calls it).

Located at the Statehouse Convention Center in the Peabody Hotel made for a lovely venue with much space for all who appeared at this event.  Upon entering, guests were able to view the vendor booths lining the walls of the long hallway.

Get ready for National Dance Day

Get ready for National Dance Day

The Stars Come Out, Inc. is sponsoring a video contest: Get those dancing shoes ready, parents — the second annual National Dance Day is taking place in just a few short weeks on July 30.

Enter your child/ children now to win private lessons from a local dance studio, prizes, and Savings Bonds in the amount of $100, $50 or $25, courtesy of Maumelle Bank of the Ozarks.

Please visit www.starscomeoutinc.org  webite for details. This contest is intended to raise awareness of the benefits of exercise and to experience one of the most rewarding forms of exercise out there, DANCE.

Questions, please contact Carlette Henderson, 501-993-8867 or starscomeoutinc@sbcglobal.net.

Little Rock Fashion Week Media Mixer at the Lulav

Little Rock Fashion Week Media Mixer at the Lulav

On Wednesday night, July 13, Little Rock Fashion Week held their much anticipated Media Mixer for invitees and VIP's to come and commiserate their love of style.  The mixer was held at the Lulav (http://www.lulaveatery.com/), a posh dive in downtown Little Rock located at 220 West 6th Street.  The venue was swirling with models, designers, media and fashion enthusiasts alike to mingle with one another and enjoy the festivities.  

Listening to a jazzy saxaphone player while chatting with old friends and new was the toast of the town.  All was aflutter on this special evening hosted by Brandon Campbell, producer of Little Rock Fashion Week.  Designers were of varied experience and ages with the youngest, Aaliyah Fisher, being only thirteen years old.  The newbie on the block is Jo Claire Dodson who is an artist by trade crossing over into the fashion realm.

Hillary Clinton's designer named LRFW fashion icon

Hillary Clinton's designer named LRFW fashion icon

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. --  Little Rock Fashion Week is proud to announce that it has named Martha Dixon as its 2011 LRFW Fashion Icon of the Year.  Martha Dixon was selected for the Fashion Icon of the Year Award because of her remarkable talents as a premier fashion designer, and her selfless contributions to the local community and national fashion industry. Dixon, a 65 year old Clark County resident, gained international recognition for designing elegant gowns for former first lady Hillary Clinton in the late 80s and 90s. Dixon designed the dazzling red satin and beaded gown that Clinton wore at the 1993 Presidential Inaugural Gala.

"Mrs. Dixon is a fashion legend within the community, and her story is one of triumph. She's in a unique category in Arkansas history that should be recognized and celebrated for many, many years.  I look forward to sharing her story with my future kids." Brandon D.

Celebrate an injury-free Independence Day

Celebrate an injury-free Independence Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Fireworks stands across the state are starting to do big business as Arkansans prepare to celebrate the Independence Day weekend.

Because Attorney General Dustin McDaniel hopes everyone has a safe and happy holiday, he issued these safety tips to remind Arkansans about state laws concerning fireworks.