Save the Date for RetroFittings 2015!
RetroFittings will be held at Music Hall on Thursday, October 15, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm with refreshments, a live auction, a raffle and a boutique sale preceding the show. Tickets go on sale September 2nd!
For over a decade the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the University of Cincinnati’s Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) have partnered to present RetroFittings, an annual fashion show that features the fashion designs of DAAP students. This innovative fashion show supports the mission of St. Vincent de Paul and proves that a good cause never goes out of style. Students from DAAP shop in any of the seven St. Vincent de Paul Thrift stores with a budget of $15.00, turning items they find in the stores into runway fashion. Together, St. Vincent de Paul and DAAP have continued to team up to showcase the original fashions of more than 70 talented sophomore students from the University of Cincinnati’s top-ranked fashion program for one very special night. All proceeds from the event support the many programs of St. Vincent de Paul, Cincinnati.
**This year's RetroFittings theme will be revealed during the RetroFittings Gift Gathering Party held Thursday, August 27 at Evolution Studio (1645 Blue Rock St, Cincinnati, OH 45223). In addition to witnessing the theme reveal, guests will also get to preview student designs, purchase advance tickets and support the RetroFittings raffle basket collection.
If you'd like to attend, please contact Kristen Klein, Development Director, at KKlein@svdpcincinnati.org or 513-562-8853.
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