DAILY GRIND: WHATUPDOE

July 1, 2010

LaRoy Glover, Fall, Oslo, Detroit.
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If you’ve been keeping up with Aaron McGruder’s highly acclaimed animation, “The Boondocks,” then you may be asking yourself, “Why the hell did he put a booty pirate in the show?” as such in season 3, episode 9:

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Fashion In Detroit Local Design Contest for 2010

Fashion In Detroit (FID) – Michigan’s premier annual fashion event – is giving one talented Michigan-based fashion designer a grant to showcase his or her collection to buyers and fashion industry insiders.

In addition to a confirmed time slot at the October 2011 shows, the $2,500 designer fee will be waived.

The contest is open to both students and established designers. To enter, designers must send a cover letter, resume and photos of five different designs (showing both full-length and details for each design) to info@fashionindetroit.com midnight, Aug. 1, 2010. The winner will be announced on Day 1 of this year’s Fashion In Detroit event, taking place Oct. 22-23, 2010.

Fashion In Detroit is an annual, two-day fashion event co-created by Project Runway’s Joe Faris, along with Karen Buscemi, K’Kio Hardin, Lians Jadan and Leslie Ann Pilling to put a fashion spotlight on Michigan and create a venue that fills the needs of many locally based designers and the Michigan fashion community. This year’s Fashion In Detroit will take place at the luxurious and modern Motor City Casino Hotel, in Detroit, Michigan.

The two-day event will include 12 runway shows by a collection of local and national designers, designer trunk shows, “Cheers Michigan” product displays, a VIP private reception, and an Afterglow bash. Each day’s admission ticket includes six fashion shows, gift bags, a souvenir guidebook/lookbook and eligibility for high-end giveaways.

Fashion In Detroit will feature top models showcasing the best designs of Spring/Summer 2011. The spacious seating arrangements allow room for 700 buyers, fashion industry insiders, VIP guests and fashion lovers each day.

For more information, to learn about sponsorship and advertising opportunities or to see the updated designer list, visit www.fashionindetroit.com, call 248.677.1769 or email info@fashionindetroit.com.

Fashion In Detroit
Transforming the Motor City into Fashion City

Quick Links:
FID Web Site
Fashion In Detroit 2009 Teaser Video
Forgotten Harvest

Janelle Monáe ft. B.o.B. & Lupe Fiasco – Tightrope (Wondamix)

ROCK THE BELLS ’10

July 1, 2010

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