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New Face To Promote May 1 WV Symphony League Fashion Show

Reported: Apr. 1, 2014 4:26 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Jeff Morris) – The West Virginia Symphony League Fashion Show “Applause” has a new inspiration.

Charleston artist Jeff Pierson created the character Viola to be featured on posters and other promotional items to market the show, scheduled May 1 at Kyle Furniture in Charleston, according to a news release from organizers. Dressed in a swirl of lavender, purple and violet, Viola is attired in the theme color of the fashion show “Radiant Orchid.”

More than 100 area models of all ages, sizes and backgrounds will be presenting clothing and accessories at the show from more than 20 retailers. The event opens at 6 p.m. with a reception featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuveres from Bridge Road Bistro, Pop Up Shops and an “in the bag”
silent auction. Coffee and desserts and will be served at the post-party.

Created more than 50 years ago, the show is the state’s oldest and largest fashion show. Proceeds benefit the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Individual tickets are $75 and VIP sponsor packages start at $250.

For details and ticket information, visit the website here or on Twitter @WVFashion Show and the West Virginia Symphony League Facebook page.



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