According to organizers, Veda Salon and Spa’
s eighth annual Earth Month Fashion Show & Greenie Awards
enjoyed a record attendance (some 500 people) on Saturday, April 30, in the Colorado Springs City Auditorium.
Here's a brief description of festivities from a press release:
"The Evolution of Beauty” showcased 62 models working their eco-chic fashions, on a massive 60 foot runway. Lasers, high-tech screens, theatrical music and mod lighting all showcased looks put together by the Veda creative team – from Paleo - to Renaissance - to Modern - to wildly Futuristic.
Performances by Denver-based pop baroque group Spinphony, as well as Synergy Dance Academy, added to the night of dramatic high fashion energy.
Green carpet co-host, the Indy's marketing rep Jack Ward, speaking with one of the evening's models.
As part of the event, winners in five categories — voted for by the public — took home Greenie Awards honoring their sustainability efforts. This year's batch, culled from these finalists
Pikes Peak Community College
Linda Kogan (Sustainability Director for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs )
Peak Alliance for a Sustainable Future
This year's beneficiary of event proceeds is the The Rocky Mountain Field Institute.
Big congrats to all participants and this year's victorious gang green.