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Artists coming together to redefine the future of fashion! 
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Future of Fashion 2022”. An event about sustainable fashion, art, culture and music!

Saturday August 6, 2022 - a presentation of traditional and contemporary fashion and dance from all around the world and a showcase of local designers collections. Dance showcase by Shuling Studio, Shree School of Dance, Casa de la Cultura Hispana de Kentucky and America Dominicci. Pop-Up Shop of local and regional artists. Cash bar.  360 degree camera. Fashion and art display. Silent Auction of art and other items to benefit Casa de la Cultura Hispana de Kentucky

The “Sarah Estes Sustainable Design” competition. Local and regional designers will be selected to create two looks: one ready to wear and one avant-garde. At least 60% of the material used on their designs has to be hemp fiber. They will present their looks in a runway show. The top winner will receive $1000 and a feature in a fashion editorial in Sophisticated Living Magazine. Judges includes America Next Top Model contestant Laura Kirkpatrick and Sophisticated Living Magazine editor in Chief, Bridget Williams. Special guests includes Miss Kentucky Latina Isabella Begley. 

Featured vintage collection by Lord John.

Feature designers: Micah Walker Laverne Zabielski, Wren Night, Isaac Couch, Dailyn Page, Soreyda Begley, Sarah Jane Estes, April Rhain and Brianna Armstrong. 

Visual Artists: Mercedes Harn, Esmeralda Martin and Victor Palomino

"Sarah Jane Estes Sustainable Design Competition" Designers: 

1-Edward Taylor, Louisville Kentucky

2-Yolantha Harrison-Pace, Danville, KY

3-Joanne Hope Skiles Couch-Nicholasville, KY

4-Briana Armstrong-Lexington, KY

5-Samantha Jean Moore- Lexington, KY

Silent Auction of art and other items to benefit Casa de la Cultura Hispana de Kentucky

The production of this event is being documented by local textile artist and writer Laverne Zabielskie and it will be published as a coffee table book.


Future of Fashion Show by numbers: In 2013, the Future of Fashion show was held at the Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts center. 35 designers showcased their collections, 20 vendors set up to sale their products, 16 hair and makeup artists, 75 models, 10 photographers, 6 event hostess, 2 DJs, 4 visual artists and over 25 volunteers. Media coverage of FOF2013 Lexington Herald Leader Sophisticated Living Magazine La Voz of Kentucky Mour Magazine Tops in Lexington  


Promo posters credit:

Sarah Jane Estes: Photographer and graphic designer.

Paul Martin, Photographer

Models: Zoe, Lynda Kana and Christie Perez. 

Fashion Designers: Sarah Jane Estes, Esmeralda Martin and Soreyda Benedit-Begley.

Locations are all around Kentucky. 

Future of Fashion 2022 Sponsors, partners and Supporters

Presenting Sponsor: The Apiary


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