The atrium of the contemporary architectural, art-accentuated marvel that is the Financial institution OZK headquarters in west Little Rock was the backdrop of Easterseals Arkansas’ Vogue Occasion, just one of the several 2022 activities that returned to in-individual standing. Event co-chairs were being Jessica Schueck and Ashley Merriman.
Friends mingled, enjoying cocktails and weighty passed hors d’oeuvres prior to the evening’s software. Preceding the trend show was a raffle, a special appeal for donations by way of bid paddle, and a dwell auction of an Alwand Vahan bracelet from Jones & Son Great Jewellery a closet complete of apparel donated by celebration retail store sponsors a villa seaside getaway, donated by Pam and Dr. Frank McGehee and a Dallas Cowboys household video game for two, donated by Patrick Schueck.
As often, the demonstrate, that includes outfits and add-ons from spot suppliers, elicited cheers worthy of a championship sports activities activity. Products from the local community alternated runway time with Easterseals shoppers. Cheers for the latter — in particular people who have graced the runways of this event for several years, these as Haven, Taylor, Shawn, Michael Joe, Jennifer, Nebby, Al, Zack and many others — ended up the loudest. (A amount of these customer-products were being tots, or not a great deal more mature, at the time the Vogue Event custom started and experienced developed up ahead of the eyes of their admirers.)
“Proceeds help kids and adults with disabilities achieve their entire potential and empower them to live, find out, do the job and enjoy in their communities,” in accordance to the Easterseals internet site.
— Tale and photos by Helaine R. Williams
Gallery: Easterseals Arkansas’ Fashion Event