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Killing It: The Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale Runway Show

Killing It: The Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale Runway Show

What happens when you mix fashion with an attitude? It’s the once a year show unlike any other in Columbus run by the Mob — The Alternative Fashion Mob.

The Alternative Fashion Week IV Grand Finale Runway Show featured edgy designs, an intimate location at The Vue, and a variety of beautiful designer selected models.

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The Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale Runway Show offered …

Model Darci Joy before the show …

Model Naomi Lofton …

Fashion Designer Juan Jose Saenz-Ferreyros, with Bill Bartolini, Scott Schweitzer, and Tommy McClure …

And then we moved into the show …

The Columbus Designer Showcase, styled by Paul Mitchell The School …

Kyle Dapo

House of Baboski – Brandee Bailous

Sunshine & Bravado by Nikki DeBenedetto …

Shannon Kelleher …

Isolda Couture by Isolda Marie Meade …

Nia Grain by Ronnette Porch …

Esthie By Esther Sands …

Jennifer Sanger …

Oliver Valdienne …

HubbleScope by Kathryn Hubble …

… And some elegant dancing by New Vision Dance Company …

Now, on to the Alternative Fashion Week Full Collections …

Glamazonjayne by Janus Koziuk with Nate Fredrick
Stylists: Tonia Villa, Cheyenne Peck, Lorena Colbert

Kayelyn McClain Designs
Stylists: Kelly Griffith, Christina Yonley, Angela Palmer, Christine Poindexter for Hair Da Vinci

Raw Steele by Jefferey Steele
Stylists: Sam Antics, Clam It All Make-up Artistry by Rhoda Cronebach, Mark Santillana, Jimmy Lewis for Great Clips

Jessica Driscoll Designs
Stylists: Virtue Vegan Salon

Anti.Label by Kelli Martin
Stylists: Kelly Wiegand – iEnvi Beauty, Jessie Starcher, Morgan Harsh for CutNBlow Salon

Howl by Shiree Houf and Ashley Wills
Stylists: Dominique Ramsey and Leena Hirani

The Alternative Fashion Mob believes fashion is for everyone, accessible to all people. The AFM celebrates Columbus fashion, inviting all members of the community to participate and embrace local design talent.

As the Alternative Fashion Week Grand Finale Runway Show proved, Columbus has style, becoming a city of trendsetters and couture consumers, building local fashion culture.

We at NID look forward to next year.

Tony Bentivegna

Tony Bentivegna writes reviews, articles and photographs for NID Magazine and can be reached at strongfin@gmail.com