This Week in Fashion: Brooklyn Circus 3 Year Anniversary, New Treatments at The Sports Club/LA Spa, Models for a Cause Walk Off + Independence Day Sales
1. Models for a Cause Runway Competition at Circolo Restaurant & Lounge (500 Florida St.), Friday July 1, 6pm-1am, $10 donation.
Tonight, Charleston Pierce presents a model walk-off benefiting Until There's A Cure. From 6pm to 8pm, models will work on their poses during a photo shoot with Mariya Novitski. The catwalk action begins at 8:30pm, and will conclude with prizes ($100-$500) for Best Runway Walk, Best Runway Poses and Best Overall Appearance.
The Junior League of San Francisco celebrates its centennial anniversary this year with their 85th Annual Fashion Show: A Fashionable Legacy. Both the luncheon and dinner shows, will be held this Friday at the Fairmont Hotel.
Each year the show features members of the JLSF, their hubbies and their children as models in the elaborate runway show. Model trainer, Charleston Pierce, is back on the scene this year, to help these charitable ladies get officially runway ready. (We're guessing the new models just happen to be catching up on America's Next Top Model, too.)
Warning to anyone with a style obsession and a Facebook account: there’s a new way to totally lose track of the next 45 minutes (or more) of your life. What’s more, it allows you to vie for international fashion domination (mwha-hah-ha) without spending a thing (at least at first). It’s Fashionista FaceOff, a new social game featuring local fashion celebs such as fashion show producer Charleston Pierce and stylist Keylee Sanders as judges.
Charleston Pierce has kept his finger on the city’s fashion pulse for more than 20 years. He’s pulled together a runway show in 48 hours, and he’s even worked the catwalk with Tyra Banks. Most importantly, the Bayview native has given local models a platform on which to strut their stuff with his production company, Charleston Pierce Presents. Over the years, Pierce has learned three critical things: Always be show-ready, connect with the audience and do whatever it takes to sell the clothes. Now in his 21st season with Macy’s Passport, he’s more ready than ever to use his skill and passion to encourage budding fashionistas to practice model confidence.
What’s your best style advice that works on and off the runway?