The historic women’s service organization, the Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc., in association with Hill’s Pet Nutrition, is excited to announce their return downtown to the Topeka Performing Arts Center with their 37th annual A Fierce Fall Fashion Show, on Saturday, September 19th, at 6:00 PM. The cornerstone fundraising event of the Topeka Chapter of the Links, Inc. to benefit community programming and scholarships, will feature the renowned and flamboyant Vogue Esquire Models of Chicago. This professional touring company showcases top designers from America and abroad, including Christian Louboutin, Donna Karan, Krizia, Vera Wang, Dior, and Ungaro.
Wendy Wells, US BANK Topeka Market President, is the honorary chair of the event.
“We’ve added some fierce new twists this year that we think everyone will enjoy,” say Topeka Chapter of the Links Fashion Show Chairs Leslie Fleuranges and Akilah Scott. “It is exciting to be back at the art-deco TPAC with a 24-foot runway, spotlights, great cuisine from Pacha’s by the Pound, and the Vogue Esquire Models of Chicago, whom our loyal followers have returned to see year after year; they are a huge crowd-pleaser.”
General Admission tickets are $40 and include the fashion show, hors d’oeuvre reception, silent auction, DJ Mikey Mike, and a cash bar.
A VIP Party, co-sponsored by the NAACP Kansas State Conference kicks off at 5:00 PM. VIP Tickets are $55 and include reserved seats, a hors d’oeuvre buffet, wine bar, and live auction.
Janet Thompson Jackson is emcee for the night’s festivities. Jackson is host of KTWU-TV Kansas Public Broadcasting’s monthly community affairs series, “I’ve Got Issues” and a professor at Washburn Law.
Sponsors of A Fierce Fall Fashion Show include Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Colgate-Palmolive, US Bank, Nason Lui MD FACS, Cox Business, Capitol Federal®, GO TOPEKA: Entrepreneurial/Minority Business Development, WIBW, L&J Building Maintenance, My Company, Inc., KTWU, Cortez Transportation, NAACP Kansas State Conference, Waddell & Reed/Ryan D. Eckert, Security Benefit, Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, and the Topeka Civic Theater and Academy.
For more information and tickets, visit www.topekalinkstickets.eventbrite.com