Couture for a Cause: A Designer Fashion Show


Presented by Audi Lafayette and 337 Media

Audi Lafayette, in partnership with 337 Media, will host the very first "Couture for a Cause: A Designer Fashion Show" on Thurs., March 1 from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Audi Lafayette. Featured models from the special needs community will walk the runway, showcasing their specially designed gowns made by local designers.

Couture for a Cause: A Designer Fashion Show is a community effort of business owners coming together to promote unification and support of each other to live the best and healthiest lives. Proceeds from the show and auction will go towards Families Helping Families of Acadiana, whose mission is to assist and strengthen individuals with disabilities and their families through a coordinated network of resources, services and supports.

Designers Romey Roe, Jeanne-Claire Benton, Joi Mahoney and Melissa Palfrey have begun the design process for exclusive gowns that will be spotlighted on the runway. Glam for the models will be donated by Annie B Hair and Makeup, The Cut House and STYLED by Michelle Judice. Contributing sponsors for the special needs models are Sheriff Mark Garber, Jeremy Castille, Chase Landry and Jeremy Hebert.

Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. for VIP ticket holders which includes valet parking, a one-hour cocktail party, reserved seating for the fashion show, and a goodie bag. VIP tickets are priced at $75. General admission tickets priced at $35 will begin at 6:45 p.m. and includes standing room for the show and complimentary food and beverages. Wine, beer and a signature cocktail will be provided by Tuten Title & Escrow.

The fashion show will be followed by live and silent auctions funded by various sponsors including items like sports memorabilia, featured trips, custom jewelry and more. Partnering sponsors of the show and auction are premier designer Romey Roe, Melissa Gaubert Realtor, STYLED by Michelle Judice and Crafty Clicks.

Tickets are now available for purchase through Eventbrite:

Audi Lafayette

6160 Johnston St.
Directions Lafayette, LA 70503

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