Local designer Tashia Senn, strolls down the catwalk with one of her model’s during The Cinderella Foundation's fundraiser on Sun., Nov. 14 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Southwest. Photo by Khalid Naji-Allah.The Cinderella Foundation presented its second annual signature fundraiser, “Fashion with a Purpose”, on Sun., Nov. 14, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Southwest. The event was hosted by jazz musician Marcus Johnson, CNN Legal Correspondence Sunny Hostin, and FOX 5 DC reporter, Wisdom Martin.
Designers included Amsale Abberra, Korto Momolu, Carol Hannah Whitfield, Jerell Scott and Reco Chapple. Other notable designers will include KAS Collection Inc., Tashia Senn, and Belafigura.
There were performances by the Ailey Fordham BFA Dancers, a private VIP open bar jazz lounge reception with saxophonist Brian Lenair, a live and silent auction, a personal fashion consultation, and an online shopping suite.
A model works the catwalk in local designer Tashia Senn’s evening gown during a fundraiser on Sun., Nov. 14 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Southwest. Photo by Khalid Naji-Allah.