Camelot Martin’s Crosswinds (Maryland)
Fashion Iconic Designers Kenny “KAS” Flanagan and Tamara Evon of Washington, DC will take center stage during the highly anticipated first annual Impact Couture: Fashion Show and Scholarship Benefit Dinner. Impact Couture will be held at the Camelot by Martin’s, at 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018.
The Design Team will showcase couture collections and finely tailored garments for men and women. In addition to being a unique opportunity for talented fashion designers, the event will spotlight the finest up and coming make-up artists, hair stylists, and striking runway models. The concept of this exciting event is to create a posh environment to enjoy a top of the line runway show and have the opportunity to place orders and interact with designers.
Impact Couture, the signature event for the Ayana J. McAllister Legacy Foundation, is an opportunity to enjoy an evening of fashion while supporting a cause that will have far reaching impact into the community and the lives of some youth. The proceeds from the fashion show will go to scholarships for youth who have been impacted by gun violence. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the fashion show.
Tickets are available on line at www.ayanamcallister.com. Sponsors of the event are being solicited February 15-March 30, 2018.
The event is a $100.00 and open to the public. There will be a limited number of VIP runway tickets available.
FEATURED DESIGNERS - Kenny KAS Flanagan and Tamara Evon
As CEO and Principle Designer, Kenny “KAS” Flanagan is responsible for the overall design and direction of KAS Collection LLC. With signature lines such as KAS Couture, KennyKAS Wear, and (W.E.T) With Exceptional Taste Urban Line, he has earned the reputation of delivering some of the industry’s most exquisite and well-crafted clothing while continuing to demonstrate his limitless vision for exquisite style. In 2006, Kenny “KAS” Flanagan had the opportunity to live in London, England and Milan where he studied under the late, world-renowned designer, Yves Saint Laurent. It was during this period that he was able to hone his skills and successfully combine his artistic talents with his love for fashion. He holds the distinction of being the first African American male couture designer to sell his collection at Saks Fifth Avenue. Today, he is revered as a walking billboard for everything fashion and has become one of the most sought after couture designers and stylist in the industry.
Tamara Evon was born and raised in NW Washington, DC. Starting at a young age she grew a passion and love for fashion. After graduating high school, Tamara was determined to make a mark in the fashion industry. She found the interest to design in her early teens, drawing designs that she later would bring to life in her adult years. Tamara started Lava Luxe, the go-to online style house for contemporary luxury apparel for the everyday woman. In 2017, Tamara had the opportunity to showcase her designs during the world-famous New York Fashion Week at a sold out show, not once but twice for S/S and F/W. After a successful Fashion Week, Tamara has been working non-stop. She was a part of the style team for Giselle Bryant of Real Housewives of Potomac, Guy Lambert of WPGC, the Deleon Dolls, Stokley of Mint Condition, and other celebrities and clients worldwide. Tamara has been featured in many magazines, as well as TV and radio shows.