January in Detroit is usually cold, cloudy and snowy. Well on Saturday January 21st the weather was just the opposite. It was a beautiful, warm, sunny and snow-free day. The RAINN Fashion Show which was held at the Rattlesnake Clue on the Detroit Riverfront had a lovely day and a fantastic turnout for their second annual fashion show, benefiting, HAVEN, RAINN and Common Ground.
RAINN-Rape Abuse Incest National Network is the largest national anti-sexual violence organization.
Common Ground-Provides a lifeline to individuals and families in crisis. Victims of crime, mental illness, runaways, families of suicide, domestic and sexual abuse and much more.
HAVEN-is a comprehensive program for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. HAVEN provides shelter, counseling, advocacy and educational programming to nearly 20,000 people each year.
The Hosts for the event was Sherlyn Fox, Ms. Michigan US Universal 2017 and WDIV News Reporter Jason Colthorp. Sherlyn and Jason made for a lively fun duo during the event.
The Emcees were radio personalities Rat & Puff from AMP 98.7. Rat & Puff kept the audience laughing and upbeat with their on the spot interviews and other antics throughout the evening,
The fashion show featured a diverse mix of local designers who worked in all types of mediums from crochet fashions from, "Happy Hookers Detroit" to handmade leather bags from "Beau Satchelle" www.beausatchelle.com
The Event also featured over a dozen beauty queens including the current reigning Miss. Michigan-Krista Ferguson.
This event had plenty going on, Walk the Red Carpet to enjoy a night of elegance, networking, local fashion, style, artisan displays, charity silent auction and a post event trunk show.
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