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Fashion with Purpose: Support Inclusivity and Education at NWA Fashion Week
Bonus Episode15th February 2024 • I am Northwest Arkansas • Randy Wilburn
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About the Show:

"We provide creative support, highlights, and career development for people in the creative industry."

  • Rochelle Bailey

In this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas podcast, our host Randy Wilburn spotlights the upcoming Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week. Joining him is the dynamic Rochelle Bailey, Marketing Communications Manager at INTERFORM, who shares the exciting details of the event and the significant impact it has on our local community. 

Get ready to mark your calendars for March 28th through 30th, as the fashion extravaganza takes over The Ledger in Bentonville, offering a platform for designers, models, and artists to shine. This isn't just a showcase of style and glamour; it's a fundraiser fueling INTERFORM's commitment to providing no-cost sewing classes, career development, and workshops for creatives in the region.

Listen in as Rochelle discusses the importance of inclusivity in fashion, the transformative power of community programs, and how every ticket sold stitches together a stronger, more vibrant Northwest Arkansas. From beginner sewists turning their newfound skills into businesses to the celebration of diversity on the runway, this episode is a testament to the fabric of our community.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The mission and impact of INTERFORM, a non-profit arts and fashion organization.
  • How Northwest Arkansas Fashion Week serves as a major fundraiser, supporting creative education and career opportunities.
  • The exciting details of the upcoming Fashion Week at The Ledger, including appearances by Project Runway designers.
  • The importance of fashion inclusivity and community engagement in Northwest Arkansas.

All this and more on this episode of the I am Northwest Arkansas podcast.

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INTERFORM on Instagram

Tune in to KUAF 91.3 FM to listen to the I Am Northwest Arkansas podcast on Ozarks at Large.

The dates for Fashion Week are March 28 - 30. You can visit their website INTERFORM.Art to purchase tickets.

This episode is sponsored by*

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Northwest Arkansas Council - "Life Works Here!"

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