### Local Designer Akira Carson Hosts Inaugural Winter Fashion Show in Bryan, Texas
BRYAN, Texas – Akira Carson, a talented local designer, is set to host her inaugural Winter Fashion Show at the Brazos Center in Bryan. The event aims to showcase the work of Carson and other designers and business owners in the area. This exciting event will feature a vendor market, cocktail hour, and a captivating fashion show.
### Vendor Market and Cocktail Hour
Before the fashion show, attendees will have the opportunity to explore and shop from 15 local vendors. From 1-4 p.m., guests can browse through a variety of unique and stylish products. Additionally, a cocktail hour will be held from 3-4 p.m., offering attendees a chance to enjoy hors d’oeuvres and mingle with fellow fashion enthusiasts.
### The Fashion Show
The highlight of the event will be the Winter Fashion Show, taking place from 5-7 p.m. Akira Carson and five other talented designers and business owners will present their collections on the runway. Carson expressed her passion for promoting the local talent in her community, stating, “There’s so many talented people around here that need to show what they’re capable of.”
### Handmade Collection Inspired by Nostalgia
Carson is known for her meticulous craftsmanship, as she handcrafts every piece in her collection. Her designs draw inspiration from the fashion trends of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, blending them with a modern touch. Carson’s unique style reflects her childhood memories and pays homage to her grandmother, who taught her to sew.
During the event, Carson provided a sneak peek of her designs, which include an 80s-inspired shaggy faux fabric top paired with green corduroy pants. Another standout piece is a cowrie-print bubble dress accompanied by a derby hat, reminiscent of the iconic Thelma Evans from the sitcom “Good Times.” Carson also showcased a cropped turtleneck and floral high-waisted skirt, combining elements from her grandmother’s style with a contemporary twist. Lastly, a corduroy look featuring a floral-patterned jacket and bell-bottom pants captures the essence of the 80s.
### Supporting the Community
In addition to celebrating local fashion, the Winter Fashion Show aims to make a positive impact. The event will accept donations for a toy drive, as well as monetary contributions for a family in need and Carson’s behind-the-scenes team. By supporting these initiatives, attendees can contribute to the betterment of their community.
### Don’t Forget to Dress to Impress
To make the event even more memorable, a red carpet will be available for attendees to take pictures. Carson emphasized the importance of dressing to impress, encouraging guests to showcase their own unique style.
For more information about the Winter Fashion Show and to stay updated on Akira Carson’s designs, visit [here](https://www.facebook.com/CarsonFashion).
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Original Story at www.kbtx.com – 2023-12-11 17:50:00