2020 Michigan Fashion Designers Showcase Luncheon II - CANCELLED

"A Peek at the Unique"


Most important to The American Association of University Women – Northville Novi (AAUWNN) is our relationship with you and the wellbeing of our community. As the coronavirus spreads, we must make your health and welfare the first priority. Therefore, we  are cancelling the 2020 Michigan Fashion Designer Showcase Luncheon II.

2021 Michigan Fashion Designer Showcase Luncheon is schedule for April 17, 2021.

Those that have already purchased tickets will be contacted individually by March 26, 2020 to arrange your refund or donation.

The AAUW Northville Novi Branch presents a fundraising benefit on Saturday April 18, 2020 in support of our mission statement:

Advancing equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and philanthropy.

This event will celebrate the creativity of women designers and entrepreneurs in order to raise funds in support of our mission to empower young women with scholarships and custom-designed enrichment programs.

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LOCATION:

April 17, 2021          9:45 AM - 1:15 PM EST

Schoolcraft College

VisTaTech Center - DiPonio Room
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152

 

Event Mistress of Ceremonies

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Elizabeth Johnson
Miss Michigan USA 2018
Elizabeth Johnson graduated from Michigan State University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Media Management.

She is employed as a Social Media Manager at DOBI Real Estate and also worked on the Pure Michigan campaigns and commercials, which had tremendous impact in tourism and business growth in Michigan.

In 2018, she achieved the title of Miss Michigan USA. During her reign, she was solely responsible for managing all official social channels, secured sponsorships and produced branded content for the organization.

She is an expert in Krav Maga and has trained in it for the past 8 years.

Her current volunteer efforts are focused on mentoring young girls at a local women's organization called Vista Maria, as well as actively spending time at local area schools by actively working with the youth on helping them become the best version of themselves.


 

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Meet the Runway Fashion Designers for our 2020 event

Analiese-Zaleski-Fashion-Designer Analiese Zaleski

A girl who is passionate about designing and creating and determined to make a name for herself. Analiese is a full time sewer at Detroit sewn (https://www.detroitsewn.com/) and enjoys being a part of the fashion and manufacturing world. She recently graduated from Central Michigan University with a degree in Fashion Design and Visual Merchandising. After graduation she started her own business, Revamped Threads (@revampedthreads) where she upcycles and repurposes clothes. She sells them on Instagram and does pop up shops locally. She also enjoys designing and sewing with unconventional materials. The collection Analiese is showcasing today is Elegance Redefined. A blend of raw denim and soft textiles designed to create a collection of unexpectedness that flows down the runway.”

https://www.instagram.com/revampedthreads_/?hl=en

Chloe-Tulgetske-Fashion-Designer Chloe Tulgetske

Chloe was born in Roscommon, Michigan in 1999. Despite growing up in a small rural town in Northern Michigan, she’s always been drawn to fashion and has been fascinated with it for most of her life. Throughout her childhood she would create her own designs for various reasons, and this love led her to Central Michigan University.

Read more about Chloe's background at:

https://www.twojetskis.com/about

LaTerry Mohsin - Fashion Designer LaTerry Mohsin

LaTerry Mohsin, founder of Sew Modest Studio, is a classically trained Fashion and Jewelry designer, having studied fashion design in London, England. She is also a poet, activist, wife and mother. During undergraduate studies she attained a degree in Business Management, Fashion Marketing & Merchandising with a minor in Public Speaking & Communications. She also has a Master’s Degree in Design and Technology. In 2018, After 13 years of corporate success working in Information Technology and Human resources, she ventured out into Entrepreneurship, as the owner and lead designer of Shop Sumayya.

LaTerry is a native Detroiter who draws design inspiration from her extensive travels to some of the most beautiful places in the world including Ethiopia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and various European countries.

As the founding director of Shop Sumayya – a modest American clothing brand, and Sew Modest – a Sewing and Crafting Studio, LaTerry seeks to inspire women to challenge the narrative of what it means to live modestly with confidence and boldness. To take up space and be the keepers of our own narratives. Simply put, covered doesn’t mean frumpy and we’ve got a lot to say!!

You can contact us at www.SewModestStudio.com and follow us on social media:

Facebook: Sew Modest Studio and Instagram:  @Sew.Modest

Nabeela-Najja-Fashion-Designer Nabeela Najja

Instagram:  @beelabear

Nabeela Najjar graduated from the College for Creative Studies majoring in Fibers and Textiles located in Detroit, Michigan. She is a costume and fashion designer that is inspired by dreams with a heavy emphasis on nature. Through her work, she incorporates these themes and tries to convey a conceptual message based on moments that have affected her life. The outcome can be mystical, ethereal and sometimes belonging to another world.

Learn more about Nabeela at:

https://www.seamstressbee.com/

Sarah Sokolowski

Junior studying Fashion Design at Central Michigan University - from Livonia, MI - brand name Katie Cruel - practices sustainable fashion design with unconventional materials and techniques

The Red Dress Project is an experiment in transforming unwanted red t-shirts into punk-inspired, high-end dresses for people of all genders and sizes. All textiles used in the collection are repurposed from either deadstock, vintage, second-hand, or leftover scrap fabric. 

 

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Event Sponsors for our 2020 event

Bronze Sponsors for our 2020 event

CommunityFinancialLogo Community Financial
DickScottLogo Dick Scott
EpiphanyKitchensLogo Epiphany Kitchens
KellyAndKellyLogo Kelly and Kelly Law
Orin Jewlers
TomHolzerLogo Tom Holzer Ford

Copper Sponsors for our 2020 event

AjelessLogo Ajeless Health and Medical Spa
BillandRodsLogo Bill and Rod's Applicance
CurvesLogo Curves - Plymouth, MI
EastbrookDentalLogo East Brooke Dental
HagopianLogo Hagopian
membershipLogo Sponsored by Chair of AAUWNN Membership Team
StateFarm-VeronicaMurffLogo State Farm® - Veronica Murff
TomeiDentalLogo Tomei Dental

In-Kind Sponsors for our 2020 event

Corriveau Law Firm
The Patti Mullen Gropy with Remerica Hometown One
Schoolcraft - VisTaTech Center