Sanford-Brown Fashion Merchandising Students To Present Fashion Show

November 1, 2009

ST. LOUIS, MO (November 1, 2009) – A young crowd, rap music, hip fashions, and runway models. It may sound like a Madison Avenue event, but the third annual Fashion Merchandising Association fashion show takes place in Hazelwood and features 50 outfits put together by fashion merchandising students at Sanford-Brown College. This year's show is titled "Take a Walk in My Shoes." It is described as a melting pot in fashion from the urban streets to the suburbs.

The event, to be held November 21, gives students the opportunity to learn how to plan and produce a fashion show. More than 100 people are expected to attend. The show promotes local models, designers, entertainers, boutiques and national retail stores. It includes acting, music, dancing, singing, and rapping.

"Our mission is to create a learning opportunity for our students as well as to provide networking opportunities to help them as they begin their careers," said Jennifer Ingram, Fashion Merchandising Program Director at Sanford-Brown College. "The students really look forward to this event and work hard to make it a success."

Ingram created the Fashion Merchandising Association in 2006 to help promote the fashion industry in St. Louis and to help fashion merchandising students better understand how the fashion industry works.

The fashion show involves partnerships with retail and industry-related professionals. The clothing is provided by the following retail sponsors: H&M, Marshalls, Lee J. Fashions, Catwalk Fashions, Darnell's Clothing, and WUTU Fashions. Other sponsors are Swagg City University (DJ), and Just For Her Photos.

Fashion Show Details

Date:Saturday, November 21, 2009
Time:4:00 p.m. (doors open at 3:30 p.m.)
Location:14 Village Square
Hazelwood, MO 63042
Tickets: $10 at door, $7 in advance ($5 when you purchase at least two tickets in advance). Tickets can be purchased in advance at Sanford-Brown College, 75 Village Square, Hazelwood. For more information call 314-687-2900.

About Sanford-Brown College - Hazelwood

Sanford-Brown College (SBC) – Hazelwood opened its doors in 1988 as a private, postsecondary learning institution offering focused degree, diploma and certificate programs. SBC – Hazelwood offers career-focused training programs such as Business Administration, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Paralegal Studies, Dental Assistant and Medical Billing and Coding, as well as Fashion Merchandising designed to help students gain the specific skills and knowledge that employers are seeking. SBC is institutionally accredited (accredited in total) by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (DOE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), and the Medical Assistant Diploma Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). SBC – Hazelwood is part of the Career Education Corporation network of schools (NASDAQ: CECO). SBC – Hazelwood does not guarantee employment or salary. For more information, please go to www.sbchazelwood.com.

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