Fashion and fun combine for Clash fall/winter fashion show



Mark your calendars for an evening of couture costume fashion. The 9th annual fall/winter Clash fashion show, will be held Saturday, Sept. 21.

The event pairs local clothing designers with models and hair and makeup stylists. Fashions will range from vintage to fanciful.

Two Oregon District shops, Clash and Feathers, will also showcase clothing from their collections that span the decades.

The fashion show will be held at Masque, 34 N. Jefferson in Dayton, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Pre-sale tickets can be purchased for $10 at Clash, 521 E. Fifth St., or for $15 at the event.

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a small food selection will be available for purchase. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. Seating is limited.

Dayton designers participating:

Amy Kollar Anderson — Amy Kollar Anderson creates surreal narrative paintings inspired by natural forms, the decorative arts and her love of animals. She takes these paintings and transforms them into fabric designs which she sews into fanciful, wearable artworks.

Andrea Benson of Ravenbombshell — Andrea Benson is a retro inspired clothing designer who makes custom and limited quantity designs. She has mastered the styles reminiscent to 1940s and 1950s fashions with modern twists.

Jacobee Rose Buchanan of Rose and Thorn — Jacobee Rose Buchanan is a former dancer, choreographer and costumer, who loves the theater and always brings a touch of drama to her work. Her designs are meant to tell a story, and blur the lines between costume and everyday wear. Each piece combines dark romance and delicate details with sharp edges, which is why she designs under the label "The Rose and Thorn."

Joy Hoover — Joy Hoover is a professional seamstress and kids sewing instructor who specializes in creating authentic looking costume wear for both children and adults.

Lady Tactic — Dress it up or dress it down, you will be in comfort year-round. Bringing  style and class to your everyday wear, Lady Tactic strides to be unique so that you

never have to go bare!

Robert Walker of RW2 Gallery — Robert Walker is a Surreal narrative artist working in a variety of materials, but his primary medium is paint. Walker transforms garments with images from his paintings which combine beautiful sirens, blood-soaked zombies and adorable creatures in intense all-over designs.

Shanice Dorje-Chang — SDorje-Chang Designs creates special occasion wear that is ready to walk the runway or make a splash in the ballroom. By blending new inspiration, classic silhouettes with individuality, she creates one-of-a-kind fashions. She also does alterations and creates children and canine fashions.

We Need an Outlet — is a merchandise/apparel company. We focus on finding our happy and riding the wave!

J Van — Born in Cincinnati, J VAN has been traveling the states through out the years.

Starting his art career in Portland, traveling the west coast and winding back in Ohio. He brings design from the west coast and and mixes it up with his artistic flare. Bringing something fresh to his up-cycled clothes. He likes to infuse distressed and torn grunge with bright vibrant color to bring life to the dark undertones.

Barbara Patrick — Barbara Patrick Cook, Owner of Echo Woods Design has been sewing for over 50 years. She has made just about anything a customer has needed.

She has made countless custom bridal gowns, wedding apparel and is an award-winning western dance costume designer. She does custom embroidery, apparel and

home décor sewing and offer some alterations.

Katie Stafiniak/Anna Baltes — Newcomers on the Dayton fashion scene, Anna Baltes and Katie Stafiniak are art school graduates with tremendous amounts of skill in sewing the obscure. Applying this craft, they use their individual aesthetics to create a sustainable, wearable art collaboration.

The Dayton Garment Designers — A Facebook based group of over 150 designs will showcase a variety of styles from a selection of their members. See designs from Marlene MacVane, Tracy McElfresh and Sharon Davis.

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