Monday, October 13, 2008


Photos by Ma'atology
T-Shirts from local tee designers Me Against the World in the lobby area.

The VIP crowd

LEFT: Tony Davis Entertainment Group's Pete Lamothe was interviewed on STL-TV.

A patron
at the complimentary bar (Well, until 7 p.m.)

LEFT: STL promoter Cerise Cohee and a Yani Comany assisnat catches up on fashion in a magazine. BOTTOM: Cohee striking a sexy pose. She also told OUTTOWN that she landed the job of Public Relations for STL rapper Ludy.

RIGHT: The Steve Ewing Band entertained the crowd with original songs and cover songs including Prince's "Starfish and Coffeee."

The Alive Magazine waitresses

St. Louis fashion editor Debra Bass talks with a colleague.

Monopoly Promotions' Mocha Latte (right) and her daughter, Sydney were at the opening festivities. Latte also came in support of her late cousin Shawn Williams, whose designs EYEKON were going to be fetaured that nite. Latte also hosted the event's finale, Flow, on Washington Avenue last Friday featuring fashion designs by St. Lunatics Murphy Lee and Kyjuan.

The drink list

The crowd awaiting the show that highlighted up and coming fashion designers in the St. Louis area.

Attilio D'Agostino, Editor In Chief of ALIVE Magazine (center) mingling with the crowd.

Rock Uniform PR's Dwight Carter (right) was interviewed by The Best of the STL's Gilberto Pinella for STL-TV. Carter helped produce this nite's show.

Is that Mariah Carey? No. Its Mom Me Makeover's Ola Hawatmeh who also was interveiwed by STL-TV.

P and P. Pinella and Cheresse Ink's Cheresse Pentella . Pentella did the PR for FAshion Week.


Carter welcomed the crowd to the event. In lieu of an introduction of the show, he dedicated the show to Shawn Williams and asked for a moment fo silence for the late upstart designer.


Carter and ALIVE Magazine Fashion Stylist Jill Manoff helped produce Goodwill Eco. Goodwill was one of the sponsors of this event,.

Next up was REIGN by designer Paul Gibson


Next up was MELLA Y by Carmella Simpson

Fashion diva Miss Renata Walsh


Next up was TRASHBISCUIT by AJ Thouvenot


Next up was SHAN KEITH DESIGNS by Shan Keith


Next up was YANI COMAPNY by JW Moore


LAST was EYEKON by the late Shawn Williams

The highlight was the show was when the family and students of Williams came on stage. Williams' students stitched all of Williams' designs days before the show to keep his memory alive.

Williams' sister (right) participated as a model in the show.

Williams' brother held a dedication poster of his brother.

The Shawn Williams crew.

There was not a dry eye in the house during this segment of the show.

St. Louis Post Pop Critic Kevin Johnson, Clear Channel personality Mishely and YOURS TRULY, Ma'at Atkins

Out in the front lobby, there were one piece designs from the designers displayed for auction. Singer Aloha posed with the deisgn by Shawn Williams called, "I Told the Storm." Aloha was a school classmate of Williams.

Aloha in another pose with Williams design.

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