DEARBORN, Michigan – Apparel from Goodwill upscale resale Dearborn store will be featured in the April 27 spring fashion show to support job education, training and placement programs for Metro Detroiters. Models of all ages will showcase spring fashions from the Goodwill upscale resale store in Dearborn, 22451 Michigan Avenue on Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. to noon. The Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit spring fashion show will feature local models showcasing outfits consisting of new and gently used items donated to the store.
Partnering with Goodwill and serving as emcees of the fashion show are Thrifty Broads TaNisha and Tisha Prater. The “Thrifty Broads” host a web series focused on looking fabulous for less by shopping exclusively at resale, consignment and thrift shops.
After the show, ready-to-wear racks from Thrifty Broads, styled by Kori Fields, will be available for Goodwill shoppers to bring spring upscale retail styles to their own wardrobe.
Fashion show attendees will also receive a coupon for 20 percent off their purchase in store on April 27.
Colour By Numbr fashion blogger and stylist Kori Fields is also lending her talents to the show by styling outfits for the models. She currently serves as fashion editor of Edge Magazine and contributor to Ambassador magazine.
Christy Kondogiani, interior designer and former contributor to HGTV’s “Cash and Cari,” and Inez Parker, blogger and thrift-nista of blog Style Chic 360 will also lend their expertise to the show and Spectrum Entertainment will provide the musical backdrop for the afternoon of fashion.
Goodwill’s Spring Fashion Show supports Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit job education, training and placement programs that help unemployed Metro Detroiters become trained, trusted and ready to work.
Since its opening in September 2012, the store has created 25 jobs and training opportunities that allow participants in Goodwill programs to gain real-world experience as they work to earn permanent positions at the store, or with one of Goodwill’s more than 700 partner employers around Southeast Michigan. With every donation of gently used clothing and home goods, Goodwill store employees select only the highest quality donated items to sell in the store.
More About Goodwill
Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit is the only organization in Southeast Michigan solely dedicated to helping local individuals overcome challenges and secure employment. In just the past two years of the organization’s rich history, Goodwill Industries has placed more than 2,400 Wayne, Oakland and Macomb county individuals into new jobs and provided job training, education and placement services to more than 39,000 individuals in the region. Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit has been helping Metro Detroiters become Trained, Trusted and Ready to Work for more than 90 years. For information, visit http://www.goodwilldetroit.org
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