By Punch Pret-a-Porter Correspondent Whitney Stringer
This week marks the start of the Red Sprinkle Fashion Camp at Mary’s Center in Northwest DC. Mary’s Center is known for their great work delivering high-quality health care, education and social services help to families in need in Wards 1, 2 and 4. Red Sprinkle a local fashion and beauty consulting firmis hosting an 8-week long fashion bootcamp this summer for Mary’s Center teens interested in fashion.
To kick-off the camp and help raise funds for needed supplies, Red Sprinkle partnered with Walish Gooshe boutique to host a fashion fundraiser reception. While shopping the latest looks from Walish Gooshe, guests also sipped on X-Rated Fusion Liqueur cocktails and noshed on Red Velvet cupcakes. Camp sponsor OPI also offered polish changes appropriately in glittery red shades while DJ MIM spun the party tunes all in the name of fashion education.
During the camp, teens will learn the ins and outs of the fashion business with the help of local industry experts like model and former Miss DC, Kate Michael and NOVA Fashion Week Director Andrew Roby. To learn more visit Mary’s Center at www.maryscenter.org and Red Sprinkle at www.redsprinkle.com.
Photos by Marcus Ware
Punch Preview Correspondent Whitney Stringer also covers fashion for the Punch as Pret-a-Porter. She’s a PR pro by day and style focused Penn State grad by day and night. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.