Hosted by Miss Colorado North America 2012 Maegon Coble, Fashion on Fire will take place Saturday, October 1st. In addition to a fashion show, admission includes cocktails, appetizers, music, art, a silent auction and more.
Featured designers include Fella, Shawntelle Kuhlmann, Lameesha Stuckey, Buf Reynolds, Juantiesha Christian, Karen Gaines, Rasheena Nichols, Monnie Winslow and Olajide Cooper. Photographic works from Anthony Gaines, Andrew J. Baran and paintings from Gerard Pefung will also be featured. All proceeds will benefit the local chapter of the International Association of Black Professional Firefighters, a service organization meeting the needs of the at-risk community they serve in Omaha.
Fashion on Fire kicks off at 6 p.m. and at 2028 Lake Street. Visit facebook.com/fashiononfireomaha for information on advanced tickets starting at $10 for general admission/$20 VIP. Any unsold tickets will be available at the door the night of show starting at $15 for general admission/$25 VIP.
You know you’ve been hit with a case of RDQLUS when you start referencing the “Hvy Crwn”, exclaiming “OMA goodNEss”, claiming that you “Earn Your Sleep” or telling someone to “Stay Gleaming."
A little lost? Head to The New BLK, an Old Market gallery, October 7th for a night of all things Steve Gordon, the designer behind the alias “RDQLUS” and all the memorable mottos referenced above. Gordon’s show, titled “MSSNGR” will include “Original large and small format design work on canvas, multimedia pieces and selections from his influential "Dropshots" series of photography shot lovingly — and completely — on his iPhone,” says the event invite.
This event is not to be missed, especially if you're a fan of fGordon’s clothing line RDQLUS Goods & Cloth. His his t-shirts, hats and impressive personal sneaker collection will surely appear somewhere in his show. The evening kicks off at 7 p.m. at The New BLK, located at 1213 Jones Street. Visit rdqlus.com or thenewblk.com for more information on this event.
Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik is a stylist, costumier, wife and freelance writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her style blog can be found at fashflood.com.