June 10, 1999 |
The WB television network's mascot laughs it up at lunchtime with Bill Steele (left) of Medford and Peter Calo of Voorhees. They were at Ponzio's Restaurant in Cherry Hill yesterday for the American Heart Association's Heart Day 1999. The fund-raiser included a fashion show, a talent show, and visits from local celebrities.
August 4, 1991 |
In full battle dress and with muskets at the ready, Civil War re-enactors gathered last weekend at the Colonial Plantation at Ridley Creek State Park for a weekend of twice-a-day battles, a parade and a fashion show. Participants came from as far as New York and Virginia.
March 26, 1992 |
For the 80th anniversary of Girl Scouting, fourth through sixth graders donned uniforms worn during the decades for a fashion show at the Jefferson House in Norristown Saturday. Above, Susan Zeager helps Stepanie Pistilli. At right, Katie Monaghan wears a 1928 uniform, Becky Wall wears one from 1940 and Corinne Picard wears 1918's outfit.
September 24, 1986 |
Models wearing serious expressions and clothed in richness move slowly down the runway. Satin, velvet and cashmere fabric hang in luxurious folds, with all the trimmings - beads, Lurex thread, hand-woven ribbon. The models pivot. The audience applauds, shouting "beautiful," "just gorgeous" and "marvelous. " That's the usual scenario at a women's fashion show. But as this show ends, the models hoot and holler, slap each other on the back - one of the differences between presentations of men's and women's couture clothing.
June 24, 1987 |
No matter how reluctantly, Philadelphia Dresses the World has to face facts: The city's three-day fashion collective that showcases local designers is a success. As a result, Philadelphia Dresses the World will move from its elegant but cramped quarters at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park to the practical Civic Center for this year's exhibit, Oct. 16-18. "We just outgrew Memorial Hall," said coordinator Libby Haynes Hyman. "We realize we're losing that 'fair' atmosphere, but what we gain is professionalism.