Moore Alumnae Take the Stage at Philadelphia Fashion Events

  • Phasion Phest

For Immediate Release
September 20, 2011

(Philadelphia, PA) Moore fashion design alumnae are showcasing their work in three separate fashion-related events this week in Philadelphia.

The 18th Annual Phasion Phest, Delaware Valley’s premiere fashion event, will feature student models and the senior collection of Moore alumna Bianca Jones ’11. The event, to be held from 7 – 9 pm on September 21 at The Shops at Liberty Place, will include a fashion show, salon presentations, a cocktail reception and student designer displays. Tickets are available at

The release party for the Emerging Fashion Designers 2 book, featuring the designs of students from area colleges and universities, will take place from 6 - 8 pm on September 22 at Sa Va boutique in Philadelphia. Several Moore alumnae from the class of 2010 are published in the book. Meet the author, Sally Congdon-Martin and the fashion designers. Books will be for sale.

That same night, the Design of A Decade fashion show will recall looks from the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s, styled with items surfaced at local vintage stores, fabric shops and boutiques. Signature looks from enterprising students and regional designers will also be on display, including Moore alumnae Neel ElSherif, Sherry Duffy and Devin Pauley from the class of 2011. The event, part of Philadelphia Fashion Week, will be held from 7 – 10 pm in South Street’s Headhouse District. For more information visit

Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit

Published on September 20th, 2011