DESIGNER’S CHOICE FASHION PREVIEW
7 p.m., Clear Channel Metroplex. $20-$35.
Isn’t Little Rock fashion-forward all of a sudden? Wasn’t it just last season that the biggest stage local designers saw was the front porch of Ciao Baci? Now, just months after the Delta Style fashion show at the Arkansas Arts Center drew several hundred folks out on a rainy night, the Designer’s Choice Fashion Preview aspires to an even larger audience. Mychael Knight, a former “Project Runway” contestant who’s gone on to date Brandy and design clothes for Ciara and Queen Latifah, hosts the showcase of the latest from eight local designers: Georgia Ashmore, Andrea Jenkins, Missy Lipps, Erin Lorenzen, Marcus Lewis, Korto Momolu, Natasha Rawls-Dixon and Stephanie Thomas. A fashion expo will precede the preview at 5:30 p.m. Admission is steep, relative to past events, but a model I know from around the way says that preparation for this has been on a whole other level, so bring high expectations with your nice pair of jeans.