Raleigh Fashion Fest Proves a Success


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  The Inaugural Festival celebrating fashion in Raleigh and across North Carolina on October 24 was a success. The Fashion Fest was held in historic City Market in the heart of downtown Raleigh. Vendors statewide brought pieces from their boutiques to show off their fall collections. 

  Tickets to attend were sold in the weeks prior to the Fashion Fest with a moderately high price point. The ticket price included drinks and a meal courtesy of local eateries. The money made from ticket sales is benefitting Carrol’s Kitchen, a local cafe that empowers homeless women.

  Along with the 40+ vendors that were in attendance, the talented professionals from Models For Charity put on a collaborative boutique fashion show. Entertainment included tunes from DJ Supr and Adam Lee Decker Trio who performed live outside on the streets of City Market. 

  A silent auction benefiting Carrol’s Kitchen featured items ranging in price from $25-$500. This was only one of the ways the Fashion Fests worked to benefit Carrol’s Kitchen. 

 The focus of the annual Raleigh Fashion Fest is supporting local business, empowering women, and activating the community through collaboration and competition.

 If you missed the Raleigh Fashion Fest this year, the annual event will return next year and is expected to feature even more diverse vendors. Be sure to look for ticket sales beginning in late September, 2020.