Live Out Loud Charity (LOLC) kicked off Derby Fashion Week with a benefit fashion show that showcased all ages to raise funds and awareness for suicide prevention, core character development, and anti-bullying. The event featured local, national, and international designers in a fashion show to educate audience members on the steps to save a life. Two Kentucky Ambassadors include: six year old Kayla Bailey and fifteen year old Shanna McClung who gave heartfelt anti-bullying speeches.
Models of all sizes, heights, ages, and ethnic backgrounds were represented on the catwalk. De de Cox, DeLana McClung, and Shanon Bailey played a pivotal role in bringing the Live Out Loud Charity to Kentucky as mothers that have seen the severe effects of bullying.
Fashion designers included: JOW (Europe Based Designer), Patchcoats by Carrie Ann Allison Welch (Michigan), Kimberly Phillips Clothier (Kentucky), Regiss Bridal and Prom (Kentucky), Kiti Kouture by Jynah James (Chicago), Dresses by Sharisa Freeman (Chicago), Shear Gold Fashions Designs by Ms. Annette Evans (Illinois), Lil’ Lambs Children’s Boutique by Rachael Godbey Thornburg (Kentucky), LaceyJade Designs (Florida), Rachel-Victoria Baxter (Indiana) and Chey Boutique (Kentucky). Vendors include: Patchcoat by Carrie, KEEP Collective with Laura Widders, Ashley’s Heavenly Cupcakes, Kimberly Phillips Clothier, Aimie Stirn a LuLaRoe consultant, LipSense, Chey Boutique, Finespun Clothing, and more.