Fashion Show Features Looks Inspired by Wish Kids
Fashion-savvy Make-A-Wish supporters are invited to come together as professional models wear stylish denim designs inspired by wish children and cutting-edge stylists at Akira Chicago at a raised runway fashion show to celebrate the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois' Jeans For Wishes campaign. Emceed by Showbiz Shelly from B96 fm, and featuring runway beats by two-time Lollapalooza performer, Dani Deahl, the evening includes a two-hour cocktail reception, passed appetizers and silent auction in addition to the runway show.
The event will take place at Moe's Cantina in River North (155 W. Kinzie St., Chicago) on Monday, May 9 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.; the runway show begins at 7:30 p.m. The Jeans For Wishes Fashion Show is sponsored by Akira Chicago, Moe's Cantina River North and 4 Rebels Premium Vodkas. Wish Children Daria, 14, from Roselle, Sissy, 18, from Waukegan, and Maeve, 16, from Chicago helped to inspire designs to be showcased.
Tickets are $20 per person in advance or $30 at the door. Limited runway seating, with gift bags, is available for $40 per seat; six-person booths with prime viewing are available for purchase by calling Anne Cressy at 312.602.9419. Moe's Cantina will also offer a discount to attendees who stay for dinner. To purchase tickets in advance, visit http://www.kintera.org/faf/home/ccp.asp?ievent=441423&lis=&ccp=98885.
Make-A-Wish does NOT solict donations through telemarketing or door-to-door.