BFW 2014 Kick-Off Alabama Ballet Costume Gala

Alabama Ballet Costume Gala
ASOS Green Bug Pencil Dress
 Dress: ASOS, heels: Boutique 9, bag: Target
BFW 2014 Kick-Off Alabama Ballet Costume Gala – This past Saturday night was the kick-off party for Birmingham Fashion Week which starts tonight. So excited! We had the pleasure of viewing costumes used in past productions of the Alabama Ballet, had delicious hors d’oeuvres served by Kathy G Catering, and were even treated to a two woman ballet dance. It was beautiful and such a wonderful and perfect way to kick-off BFW.
Blazer, shirt, denim, belt: Gap, shoes: Zara Man
Here we have the Best Dressed man of the evening, Chandler Tindall! I’m just kidding but my husband got all dressed up and modeled for me. Doesn’t he look great?!
Heidi Elnora, an eight year bridal gown designer and co-founder of BFW. You may recognize her from Project Runway in the 2006 season and she has a TLC reality show coming out in June or July that focuses on her and her gorgeous bridal line. For her show on Saturday you should expect to see a new line called Darling for the “free-spirited, dreamer bride”. She describes it as “very flowy, relaxed, chiffon, very chill type dresses”. It sounds amazing and I can’t wait to see it for myself. Above she says she’s wearing a jacket she bought on a New Orléans bachelorette trip, the skirt is from Nordstrom Rack, and some heels from NYC. Her show is this Saturday and if you are in the area you definitely do not want to miss it! Get your tickets here.
Here we have the other have the other BFW co-founder Jeanna Lee Fleming with her husband David Upton. Jeanna owns Bella Bridesmaids here in Birmingham so it seems it’s the perfect other half to Heidi for planning a wedding. She is wearing a very gorgeous dress by Alexis, Chanel earrings, a Lisa Kerns cuff, and a flea market clutch. Love it!
Here we have Elizabeth Singleton who was last years BFW Emerging Designer winner, and this year she is showing tonight as an Up and Coming designer. I didn’t have the recorder going when we spoke so for the life of me I cannot remember what or who she’s wearing but I do know she looks fab!
 Yum! So good!
This is Ashley Burgess who was last year’s Fresh Face winner. She told me she first fell for fashion when watching her first Victoria’s Secret fashion show on television. She loves to do yoga and said she couldn’t remember where her dress was from. It’s pretty though and very similar to one I almost wore the same night.
Anna Marie Parish is a model and wearing a dress from Charlotte Russe. I’m loving the lace neckline.
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  1. Shearn wrote:

    Just a lovely article and fantastic photographs. Thanks for sharing.

    Posted 6.2.15
  2. Becky wrote:

    wow-
    what a difference it makes! very classic and bold! It is amazing to see
    that how a hand bag can enhance your personality. The Flea market Clutch in
    hands of Jeanna Lee Flaming is creating great combination with black dress.

    Check my style here: latest fashion trends for women

    Posted 8.10.14
  3. Mary Stackhouse wrote:

    Love it all! Great pics and cute look, Rachel!

    Posted 4.29.14
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