Fashion Show highlights top performance fabric trends

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Outdoor fabrics and trims hit the runway during the Textile Trends: Al-Fresco Fashion Show at the 49th annual Apollo Awards dinner. In its third year at the Casual Market, the fashion show presented the latest collections of performance fabrics sewn into couture creations that told a fun fashion story to a much larger industry audience.

In addition to fashion show headliner Sunbrella by Glen Raven, fabric sponsors included Altizer & Co., Ardwyn Decorative Trim Products, Cone Decorative, Duracord Fabrics, Outdura by Shuford Mills, SPF1500 by Stroup and Twitchell. Norman Hamilton, Casual Living publisher, emceed as models showed off outfits created by Faye McPherson of At the Ritz, Greensboro, N.C.

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