PHOTO GALLERY: Stephens College hosts fashion competition for high schoolers
Saturday, February 25, 2012 | 6:57 p.m. CST
Stephens College put on the show as a way of encouraging high school students to pursue their talents in fashion design. Although they didn't win, two students from Columbia walked in the show as finalists.
Samantha Geary smiles during the models’ final procession down the runway at the [project] PROM Fashion Show on Saturday at the Stephens College Warehouse Theatre. Ashley Renne Litton-Tribble and Danielle Bounds announced the models during the finale. Litton — currently a gown designer — is a Stephens alumna and was Miss Missouri USA 2004; Bounds is the former Miss Earth United States 2010.
LaTonya Taylor finishes model Lani Klosterman’s hair in between afternoon shows at the [project] PROM Fashion Show at Stephens College on Saturday. Taylor teaches cosmetology at Kansas City Kansas Community College and came to the event to support her son, Matinn Miller, who was modeling in the show. She also styled all of the models’ hair.
Hillary Henry takes a picture of Avery Kerr in her dress prior to walking the runway during the [project] PROM Fashion Show on Saturday at the Stephens College Warehouse Theatre. Henry and Kerr are classmates at Hickman High School and are both finalists in the 2012 Creative Expression Fashion Project competition. They were asked to design their dream prom dress and the winner, Maura Pozek, was announced following the fashion show.
Camille Stephenson walks the runway during the “Simply Elegant” scene of the [project] PROM Fashion Show at Stephens College on Saturday. This segment of the show featured simple and sleek gowns that would be in style for this year’s prom.
Hillary Henry has her dress touched up as she waits for commentator Ashley Rennee Litton-Tribble to present the finalists during the [project] PROM Fashion Show on Saturday at the Stephens College Warehouse Theatre. Henry was one of five finalists in the 2012 Creative Expression Fashion Project competition — a contest put on by the Stephens College Fashion Show Production class. The grand prize winner receives a $1,000 scholarship to Stephens, a VIP Prom Party at Sassy Chic and a complimentary limo ride to her prom.
Models at the [project] PROM Fashion Show change outfits between scenes on Saturday at the Stephens College Warehouse Theatre. The event focused on prom apparel organized into different scenes, including Hollywood Vintage, Red Carpet Rebel, Simply Elegant, Red Carpet Gone Wild, Glitz and Glam and Go Big or Go Home.
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