Borris Powell Debuts Fall Fashion at River East Arts Center

Designer Borris Powell kicks off new collection with fashion show

Borris Powell

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’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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