September 15, 1999 |
If NaDine Artis looks happy in her work, it's all by design. She has owned Artique Designs in Lawnside for 12 years, specializing in creating custom women's clothing. In addition, she belongs to Designers Inc., a regional group that will showcase its members' work in a fashion show Saturday at the Holiday Inn Independence Mall in Philadelphia.
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.