Friday, March 28, 2014

PRESS RELEASE: 9th Annual {EARTH DAY RUNWAY} with Madam Chino and Friends

The 9th Annual “EARTH DAY RUNWAY” with Madam Chino and Friends at the UWM Union Concourse on Monday April 21st at High Noon!~

Contact: Vanessa Devaki Andrew, DBA Madam Chino: Eco-Fashion Designer, Reuse Entrepreneur, Community Educator

Address: UWM Union Concourse
2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee WI 53201
Phone: 414-303-1981
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In commencement of Earth Week on Monday April 21st 2014, UW Milwaukee will sponsor The 9th Annual “EARTH DAY RUNWAY with Madam Chino and Friends,” a fashion show held consecutively at High Noon and again at 12:30 PM in the UWM Union Concourse. The high energy spring fashion event showcases Madam Chino's Milwaukee-Made Eco-Friendly Men and Women's Spring 2014 Collection by veteran local eco-designer/seamstress Vanessa Devaki Andrew, along side student-work of her sewing classes, held tri-annually at the UWM Studio Arts and Craft Centre.

Music will be performed by the Drummers of the UWM Dance Department in association with De La Buena. Hair and make-up by Fabrizio Cappeli Salon on East Brady Street. Enjoy the show on a full runway, with chair seating, balcony standing, and shop fair-market booths with local artists selling handmade and up-cycled wares.

Madam Chino has been creating eco-conscious wearables for men and women of rescued t-shirts, flannels, and vintage fabrics for over 14 years in Milwaukee. Purchase the works constructed locally from 100% recycled T-shirts on the newly published or find her traveling showcase through out Milwaukee this summer for unique recycled items. Madam Chino’s LOOK NOOK is the official showroom open by appointment at 100A E. Pleasant Street on the 3rd floor of the Milwaukee Fortress building 53212. View the work by visiting the following links!

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