2018 LINE-UP

Check out our designers from this year’s show, in the order of appearance, along with a small description of the collection that was shown. Click their logo or name to find out more about each designer!

Kitty & Rhodes

Kitty and Rhodes is a brand of custom made women’s apparel for both everyday and special occasions! With its mixture of fun prints and timeless silhouettes, this brand will give you effortless style that you can carry into any season. 

These garments shown tonight were from the S/S 19 collection entitled “Elevation”, which signifies the growth that this brand is taking on, as well as the designer. This entire season will feature transparent looks, intricate fabrics, and detailed statement pieces which symbolizes the complexity of life as it progresses, but also the beauty of elevation as you take on a better understanding of it all. 

Southern Skirts

The collection is called Psalm 46:5 and represents the strength and grace of African American women.

Julkee Fashion

Julkee fashion specializes in Indian fusion occasion wear for women and young girls. Julie Patel, a self taught designer, began her company in 2012 and todsy her designs can be seen across the US.


"Among Us" is a high end fashion male collection inspired by the concept of comic book heroes and villains living among us. I wanted to take this idea and modernize some of the most iconic characters of the DC and Marvel universe and turn them into fashion models.

Unity Outfitters

Unity Outfitters is a holistic health focused lingerie line founded on the belief that what we put on our bodies matters as much as what we put in our bodies. The products we offer are made using natural materials and ingredients that have been sourced responsibly. Our mission is to provide sustainable and ethical top quality goods for people who care about our planet and all life on it worldwide. We craft artisan goods by hand with love and consideration, and are working to localize our supply chain while we grow as a sustainable business benefiting our direct community.

Kiana Bonollo

Queen of Hearts is a street-wear collection inspired by the card and character, Queen of Hearts. The collection combines heavier fabric like black denim with lightweight fabrics like mesh and tulle to create an edgy, but feminine aesthetic. The final collection features hand-painted textiles and playing cards in some of the designs.

Descalza (featured designer)

Descalza, meaning barefoot in Spanish, empowers communities through handwoven fabrics and remind us of where we come from and who is still at home. As a handcrafted fashion label, Descalza collaborates with artisans from Latin America and manufacturers in North Carolina to create fit for you statement pieces that tell our story: Born Abroad...Raised in the States.



Erica Porter (Lead Organizer)

Gus Camille

LeeCee Jones

Megan Jones

Rebecca Lakey

Victoria McClan


Beth Mulvaney

David Skowronski

Eileen Taylor

Nancy McFarlane

Ceanne Melkerson

Duke Energy

Form & Function

Super Sod


Highlights from 2017

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