|A glass slipper-in ice!|
NEW YORK PALACE-The Drawing Room
Nina Garcia, Katie Holmes, Charlotte Ronson-Judges with tough choices!
A fairy tale setting for a fairy tale -re-telling-thank-you JC Penney for a lovely way to spend a morning.
Attendees all-admired the cool as a cucumber composure of ten talented graduate students in the Fashion School of Kent State University ---who had under two hours to conjure up a glam outfit-inspired by this wondrous Cinderella ballgown-that was straight off the live-action film's set (eta March 2015)---in homage of the store's collaboration with this modern day take on the timeless tale.
|always on camera-added to the pressure|
|Kara Krogger-her design below...|
|lately pants/jumpsuits have found favor on the awards Red Carpet season…this denim(?) and striking top -we would wear in a NY minute=by Kara Kroger|
|tea length by Calvin Brant--- on left---Red Carpet 30's inspired- Hollywood-imo-by Kelsi McCafferty- on right|
|very wearable….with diagonal sash adds element of glam|
|tools of the trade|
|DJ Chelsea Leyland accompanied by violinist Charlie Yang|
|and the winner is….|
|The looks were judged by Katie Holmes, JCPenney style voice Nina Garcia (with the best smile-ever!) and designer Charlotte Ronson.|
|the winner---we spoke with Jay Lewis and he told us he was super nervous the first two minutes---and then focused on this lovely-very feminine-frilly gown---that would dramatically billow out on the wearer|
|David Stark Design did the magnificent flowers|
|Pamela Pekerman of TV stylist+insightful commentator…with a major Prada hauler...|
|this is NYC-so everyone had major black on somewhere|
|tempting-but we stuck with the caffeine|