Borris Powell Debuts Fall Fashion at River East Arts Center

Designer Borris Powell kicks off new collection with fashion show

By KIM PEIFFER
|  Tuesday, Mar 13, 2012  |  Updated 11:19 AM CDT
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He’s known for his stunning signature gowns, which earned him the title of 2011 Oscars Design Challenge winner,  and now, designer Borris Powell is showing off his creations during a runway show at the River East Arts Center.

On March 18, Powell, who started his brand six years ago after getting hooked on design from taking a sewing class, will be showcasing pieces from his ready-to-wear collection, including carry-all handbags, chic scarves and a brand new collection of clothes for men.

The Without a Shadow of a Doubt runway show will open with looks featured in Lincoln Park boutique STRUT, and will be hosted by NBC 5's Marcus Riley and CandidCandace.com’s Candace Jordan.

Doors will open at 6:30pm for general admission, 5:30 pm for VIP ticket holders.

General admission tickets start at $40 and includes entrance to the show with standing room only. Splurge for a VIP ticket ($110) which includes complimentary drinks before and after the event, a VIP gift bag (for the first 250 to purchase a VIP ticket) and limited seating. Partial proceeds from ticket sales will benefit a local charity.

Get your tix for this fashionable event online, or call 773-857-5585.

Cocktails, fashionable faces and the latest new designs -- we can’t think of a chicer way to spend a Sunday.

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