Vintage fashion show to benefit Carnegie Free Library
By Nancy Henry
Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
The FRIENDS of Carnegie Free Library of Connellsville will host a Vintage Fashion Show and Luncheon at 1 p.m. March 16 at the Carnegie Free Library auditorium.
“The fashion show will be a look back at spring fashions from bygone decades when women desired to look sophisticated, posh, glamorous and elegant. A variety of fashion, from day wear to evening wear, will be presented by models from local schools,” said presenter Johanna Harden.
Dresses, gowns, hats, gloves, purses and shoes, will all be presented, as well as a commentary as to why women dressed the way they did during different decades. Models will have their hair styled by the Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center cosmetology students in hairstyles reminiscent of the bygone years.
“There is limited seating, and the event is almost sold out. Johanna Harden, local vintage clothing fashionista, will be showcasing her beautiful collection of fashions from decades gone by. Local ladies will model the designs. Johanna will lend an entertaining dialogue as the master of ceremonies,” said Cathy Kumor, FRIENDS secretary.
The cost of the event is $20, which includes a buffet of various fresh salads, breads, dessert and beverage.
“The Vintage Fashion Show is sponsored by the FRIENDS of the Carnegie Free Library, and all proceeds benefit our beautiful and historic library,” added Kumor.
No tickets will be sold at the door. Those who would like to attend are encouraged to call now, as seating has become limited. Call the library at 724-628-1380 and leave a name and phone number and a member of FRIENDS will respond to the request.
Nancy Henry is a freelance writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Masontown man sentenced in crash
- W.Va. woman in high-speed Fayette chase sentenced to 7 to 14 years
- Former public defender sues Fayette County officials over firing
- Brownsville Area Redevelopment Corp. chief ousted after 9 weeks
- Fayette County residents sue over landfill fumes
- Jury selection ends in trial for Fayette County boy’s beating death
- Brutal attack gets Fayette County man up to 11 years in prison
- Southmoreland seniors to don caps and gowns June 4
- Bullskin, Connellsville youngsters ‘paying it forward’
- Dunbar Twp.’s Upper Sandy Hollow Road, Falls Avenue face repairs
- Connellsville rec board making plans for summer