• Patrice McKenzie

Style Week Pittsburgh- Fashion Mixer

Hey hey Thrifters!

On November 17th 2016 I attended the Style Week Pittsburgh Holiday party entitled the Fashion Mixer, at the V Lounge. I had so much fun! I got to meet fashion designers, entrepreneurs, models, musicians, and other fashionistas from all over the city.

Right when I came in there was a red carpet. Perfect for this occasion. Everyone was so stylish, so it seemed only fitting to have a red carpet and professional photographer to snap a few pics.

During the event there was a fashion show with designs by Leesa Kassler. The pieces she showed were cocktail and evening dresses. Each design had sequence, fringe or feathers. Check out my IG video here to see a short runway video of her looks.

At the end of the event Wadria Taylor, founder of Style Week Pittsburgh, announced the "10 to watch for in 2017" This talented group of women and men are change makers in the fashion, beauty, music and media industries.

Here are the top 10 to watch in 2017 :

1.) Mya Knight - Model (IG @yahyahnoche)

Photo Credit- Model Mayhem

2.) Mars Jackson- Rapper (Soundcloud- Mars Jackson )

Photo Credit- 90.5 WESA

3.) Mellisa Front creator of Frost Finery

Photo Credit- Frost Finery Etsy

4.) Tori Mystic, social media marketing expert and founder of Wear Wag Repeat

Photo Credit- Wear Wag Repeat

5.) Porshe Foxx - Radio Personality WAMO

Photo Credit- Portia_foxx

6.) LoRen Knight - Singer (YouTube)

Photo Credit- @Love_LoRen

7.) Daniel Green owner of Supreme Beauty Bar

Photo Credit- Pittsburgh Courier

8.) Michelle Garris owner of Pure Skin Center and Lounge in Robinson PA

Photo Credit- Pure Skin Care Center Pittsburgh

9.) Kelly Frost - VP of Operations of Inspiring Lives Magazine

Photo Credit- LinkedIn

10.) Marita Garrett - Bourgh of Wilkinsburgh Councilwoman

Photo Credit- www.wilkinsburgpa.gov/councilmemberprofiles

Over all this was a great party! I can't wait to attend again. Stay tuned for Style Week Pittsburgh events next year! Follow Style Week Pittsburgh on Facebook, IG and Twitter

Me and Wadria, founder of Style Week Pittsburgh

To see more pics and videos from the event check out on my IG ;)


P. McKenzie

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