711 Main Street Houston, Texas 77002
Angelo’s Houston is pleased to announce and participant in the 1st Annual MAWF, Music, Art, Wine and Fashion with local artists and designers working collaboratively and benefitting the Houston Salvation Army being held Friday December 11, 2009. Event begins at 7pm and goes until midnight. The fashion shows will begin at 9pm.
DJ Psychedelic Sex Panther will be spinning some current and retro tunes beginning at 7pm while artist J. Giroux (Read Write and Pep Rally) creates a live painting throughout the evening. Artist Whitney Riley is curating work for the walls at Angelo’s and Michael Henderson is curating the video work that will be on view throughout evening. http://www.michaelhendersonstudio.com
The fashion show by 3 local designers, Morgan Gilliland (Morgan Elizabeth Designs), Teresa O’Connor (Hello-Lucky and Lucky T’s) and Bronwyn Lauder (Freddie Barrett) will begin at 9pm with items from the show available for purchase straight off the runway. Craft Salon is generously providing hair styling and make up for the models.
The event will continue later into the evening with DJ Psychedelic Sex Panther spinning and J. Giroux painting.
We encourage everyone to bring items such as clean blankets and jackets and new toys to be collected at Angelo’s and donated to The Salvation Army. A portion of the sells that evening will be donated to The Salvation Army as well.
Tis the Season for Loving and Living!
About the Artists, Designers and Stylists:
Craft Salon is a modern, urban salon nestled in the heart of Montrose. Specializing in hair and nails, the salon places a premium on the unique coupling of charm and unparalleled service. http://www.craftsalonhouston.com
J. Giroux – Read & Write Editions and Pep Rally - With a background firmly rooted in skateboard and street culture, J.Giroux has developed a creative process and product which reflects his desire to connect the disparate aspects of the pop continuum: music, skateboarding, fashion and party culture, to a fine art aesthetic informed by the relation of form and function, and theory and practice. In addition to pursuing his MFA degree at the University of Houston, Giroux currently runs Pep Rally Inc, a design and consulting firm, as well as Read & Write Editions, an art multiple company. http://www.merchline.com/readandwrite
Morgan Gilliland – Morgan Elizabeth Designs - With designs inspired by styles of the past and fabrics of today, her classic clothes are flattering and unique, yet fun and comfortable. These versatile styles transform from day to night.
Bronwyn Lauder – Freddie Barrett –Must haves for the Have-nots, Freddie Barrett adopts unwanted materials to create a family of affordable one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories. http://www.facebook.com/pages/freddie-barrett
Teresa O’Connor – Hello-Lucky and Lucky T’s – Teresa O’Connor is elaborating on her “18 T-shirts Project” and constructing as many items as she can, utilizing every usable part of 18 shirts as well as many ruffled, striped, embellished and deconstructed/reconstructed designs for men and women. Her store, Hello-Lucky, carries artist designed men's, women's and kid's t-shirts, infant onesies, jackets, skirts, jewelry for guys and gals, hot sauce, soaps, candles, cutting boards, cards and some vintage products such as bags and buckles. http://www.hello-lucky.com
Whitney Riley – Local Houston Artist and handbag designer. Each bag is different from the next. Hand painted, assembled, and stitched, Stitched brand™ products are a fashionable way to help create sustainable communities around the world. Her paintings are studies of femininity through media iconography and stereotypes. http://www.whitneyriley.com
Special Thanks to all our Contributors and Sponsors –You Rock Houston!!
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