Sunday
Apr 27
2014
Educational Programming at the Clinton Center

Curbside Couture

April 27, 2014 | 7:00 p.m. | Great Hall

Tickets for general admission to Curbside Couture will be available at 4 p.m. Monday, April 14. Please click this link to reserve your seats. Here is a list of this year's participants: Curbside Courture 2014.pdf(0.2MB PDF)(0.2MB PDF)(0.2MB PDF).

Students will have the opportunity to showcase and sell their own creations at "Curbside Couture," a fashion show at the Clinton Center. Students discover and showcase their creative skills by challenging them to turn trash into treasure. Teachers of art and other subjects are asked to initiate, inspire, and work with their students who wish to participate in the event. Students have the unique opportunity to interact with professional fashion designers, including Korto Momolu, a "Project Runway" first runner-up.

Curbside Couture
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Great Hall 
Doors open: 6 p.m.
Program begins: 7 p.m.

STUDENTS DESIGN ORIGINAL CREATIONS IN ONE OF TWO CATEGORIES:
  • Accessories – jewelry, purses, gloves, shoes, etc.
  • Total Design – a complete outfit creatively redesigned or recycled.  
Recycled materials may include, but are not limited to fabric, newspaper, egg crates, tin foil, straw, and duct tape. 
 
CASH AWARDS: 
High School Designers (Grades 9th-12th)
  • $500 (1st Place), $400 (2nd Place), $300 (3rd Place), $200 (4th Place)
Middle School Designers (Grades 6th-8th)
  • $300 (1st Place), $200 (2nd Place), $100 (3rd Place)
Elementary School Designers (Grades 3rd-5th)
  • $200 (1st Place), $100 (2nd Place), $75 (3rd Place)
DEADLINES:
  • Registration:  Friday, February 7, 2014. Space is limited to only 85 students. Register here.
  • Submit Original Creation:  Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  All entries will be reviewed and approved by a notable fashion stylist for inclusion in the fashion show.  The designers of the items not selected for the show will be asked to pick-up their items from the Clinton Presidential Center. 
For more information on "Curbside Couture," please contact Connie Fails