Clothing, home improvement products to be featured at ‘Refashion for Life’

By TimeOut Staff

August 17, 2017

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A model walks the runway at last year’s “Refashion for Life.”

MUSKEGO -  “Refashion for Life,” the fashion show combining the newest in clothing with fashionable products for the home, will feature an assortment of early- and late-fall fashions, plus a variety of home improvement and remodeling products.

The 10th annual charity event, from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Callen Construction’s Muskego Showroom and company grounds, S63-W13131 Janesville Road, benefits CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House. The fashion show, featuring clothing from Feather & Fringe Boutique, Harleys - The Store for Men, m. e. Lou - A Boutique for Women, Ryloo Boutique, SHOP, Stan’s Fit for Your Feet, and Urban Laundry, with hair and makeup by Glo-10 Salon & Spa, will depict:

n Breaking glass ceilings: With a focus on everyday active clothing, the theme will feature utility and military details, reworked wardrobe basics, denims, and khaki, with the men’s wear to highlight prints and stripes.

n Uptown Girl: Containing decorated basics that have been updated, the apparel will include statement pieces that evoke an emotional reaction, with appliques, stripes and plaids mixed with prints, and metallic.

n It's All in the Details: Highlighting easy layers and soft shapes, the clothing will include translucent and sheer fabrics mixed with heavier velvets and denims, with an emphasis on sleeve interest.

n Fantasia: From dark and moody to shiny and metallic, the attire will encompass silk and velvet, cheetah prints, and cowboy inspired looks, including leather vests, prairie dresses, and fringed skirts.

Bjorn Nasett, creator of Fashion Farmboy, will emcee the fashion show. In addition to the latest in early- and late-fall fashions, countertops, tile, cabinetry, windows, plumbing and light fixtures, flooring, and hardware will also make their way down the runway.

Refashion for Life, with a theme of “Refashion for Life ... 10 Years of Fashion and Compassion,” will also include a 50/50 cash raffle as well as silent and voice auctions. Saz’s Catering will provide small plate appetizers and desserts, with music by the Mr. Lucky Light Syndicate.

Tickets are $40 and are on sale at refashionforlife.

com. Parking and free shuttle service is at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, S66-W14325 Janesville Road.

Since its inception in 2008, Refashion for Life has generated proceeds of more than $200,000.

All proceeds support the programs offered by CommonGround Ministry/Elena’s House in Wauwatosa.