RED is on the runway

Posted February 18, 2011

ACU students want to know who is "in the red" at this year’s fashion show casting call.  Those chosen to appear on the runway will be a part of this year's In the RED Fashion Show, a high-profile-fashion event supporting The Red Thread Movement, an ACU student-led initiative that provides housing and employment for those affected by human trafficking in Nepal.

The runway competition will take place Thursday, Feb. 24 in the Campus Center Living Room from 5-7 p.m. Models are asked to wear white T-shirts and jeans. There is a minimum height requirement of 5’10” for male models and 5’6” for females. Models must be 18 or older, and must fill out an information form and have their pictures taken.

In the past, ACU fashion shows have targeted the campus community. This year, the team wants to involve more of the Abilene community. Preston Watkins, advertising/public relations major and assistant producer of In the RED, looks forward to this year’s turnout.

"I'm anticipating more participation than we've had in the past,” Watkins says. “It is a fun event and everyone in the community is welcome to participate."

Models will wear clothing and makeup from Dillard’s at the Mall of Abilene, as well as handmade accessories from Eternal Threads. The show will take place at the historic Windsor Hotel, located on Pine Street in downtown Abilene, on April 30. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and proceeds will support the Red Thread Movement.

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