FashionLOUD takes center stage at The Best in the Midwest Tattoo Convention

Omaha’s favorite rock ‘n’ roll fashion show is back and bigger than ever for 2012. The fourth annual FashionLOUD runway show will take place on opening night of the first annual The Best in the Midwest Tattoo Convention at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.

Beginning at 8 p.m. on the main floor, the show will kick off with music from local musicians Rock Paper Dynamite. The runway portion of the evening will include rock and punk-inspired fashions from Dominikat, The Passionate Lion, Disorderly Conduct, Libertine Realm, Ralston Costume, Reserve and more. Hair and makeup will be provided by top stylists from Sirens and Bangs salons and local makeup legend Linda Miller.  

The first 1,000 guests in attendance will receive a special FashionLOUD goodie bag sponsored by Benson’s romance superstore Lover Luxuries including items from various local and national sponsors.

After the runway portion of the evening, guests can head over to Ameristar Casino’s AmeristarSports Bar for the official FashionLOUD/Best in the Midwest after party sponsored by Bud Platinum. The party will include Bacardi drink specials and prize package giveaways for Nicolas Cage’s new movie, Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance.

FashionLOUD will take place at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 10th at the Mid-America Center located at One Arena Way in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Admission to the Best in the Midwest Tattoo Convention is $20 per day with weekend passes (Friday-Sunday) available for $40. For more information on the Best in the Midwest Tattoo Convention, visit  FashionLOUD is a fundraiser for Hear Nebraska and is sponsored by The Reader, KXVO CW15, Big Brain Productions, Bud Platinum and ShockTop.

Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik is a stylist, costumier, wife and freelance writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her style blog can be found at

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