Project Runway Asheville – A Fashion Revival coming June 24, 2012

Local Designers Strut Their Stuff in Unique Fashion Show Benefiting the Asheville Community “Project Runway” Fashion Revival.

Asheville, NC – Back by popular demand, the Asheville Jewish Community Center (JCC) is hosting a Project Runway event on Sunday June 24, 2012 at the Fine Arts Theatre in downtown Asheville to raise funds for its diverse programs serving a large spectrum of the local community.

This JCC event is open to the public. Project Runway is a fashion show with a comical spin, featuring music and the latest couture by Asheville’s creative community. Breakfast is also served!

From those who sew for fun in their spare time to professional designers; some of Asheville’s most innovative fashionistas are gearing up to showcase their original clothing designs.

“You won’t see another fashion show like this one,” says Carol McCollum, event producer. “It is a lighter, fun-filled version of the popular Project Runway TV Show, with lots of laughs and surprises; and it’s all for a good cause.”

Local Celebrity Judges will select the Winners; and prizes will be awarded for the best of show, and best of each of 6 (six) unique categories:

1. Professional Designers Seeking Gig (Self Employed Designers)
2. Available at Local Businesses (Existing products at retail shops)
3. I Sewed It Myself (Amateurs)
4. Only in Asheville Couture (Designers using innovative materials and/or techniques)
5. Up-cycled One-Of-A-Kind Day/Evening Wear (Clothing redesigns)
6. Professional/Semi-Professional, Tasteful (Family Friendly, Comical, Drag Queen Division)

All proceeds go directly to the JCC, a non-profit organization supporting those in need throughout the Greater Asheville area. Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is assisting with Project Runway and welcomes donations of pet food and/or pet toys at this event. Bring some!

What: Asheville JCC “Project Runway” Fundraising Event
When: Sunday June 24, 2012 – 10am-Noon
Where: Fine Arts Theatre – 36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville NC 28801 (downtown)
Who: Open to the Community – all ages welcome
Cost: $18 per person (Spectators or Entries) *Includes “Breakfast in a Sack”

Advance purchase 1st come, 1st serve at the Fine Arts Theatre or the JCC Front Desk 236 Charlotte St, Asheville NC 28801. Tickets will also be available online soon on the JCC Project Runway event page on the website:

For more information about tickets, events or sponsorships: Contact Carol McCollum (828) 626-3777 or by email

Event Flyer by OX+CO

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