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Chattanooga Fashion Expo brings opportunities to local creatives

The Chattanooga Fashion Expo is November 18-20 and will be highlighting the local fashion community and changes in the art community through its 'Generation Next' theme.

The Chattanooga Fashion Expo will be taking place on November 18–20 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. The event will gather together celebrity guests such as Aaron Michael, who has been featured on “Project Runway,” Tracee Dundas, who started ABOUT FACES Model and Talent Management and now works to produce New Orleans Fashion Week, and Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds, who founded CAH & CO. Consulting and the Gap for Community Colleges program under Skills for America’s Future. Also attending are Romey Roe, who has created gowns for red carpet events such as the Emmy’s, and Shanna Forrestall, who worked with New Orleans Fashion Week and is now launching Chattanooga Fashion Week.

Throughout the three-day event, there will be opportunities for guests to attend free classes (RSVP required). November 18 will conclude with an industry panel featuring a Q & A and a kickoff party. On Friday, November 19, the evening will conclude with a VIP fundraising gala at the Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall to benefit the MFA Foundation.

From 4 - 7pm on Saturday, November 20, the event will include a marketplace featuring fashion and art beginning at 4, where guests will be able to browse and purchase. In order to view the runway show at 5:30pm, the expo asks that you purchase a ticket here.

This event will provide opportunities for networking within the fashion industry in Chattanooga and in the larger industry. For more details about the event and modeling inquiries, click here. You can also follow the Chattanooga Fashion Expo on Facebook and FLOW.