I have been working at Knoll, Inc for almost a year now and it is safe to say that all of my co-workers know how much of a fashionista I am. They marvel over some of the creative and playful ways I dress up my business attire and are always amused by hairstyles and accessories that accompany them. When Deena our Textiles representative and Melissa our A&D(architecture and design) specialist mentioned a fundraiser called Cosmo Couture in the staff meeting one Tuesday morning I beamed, and they couldn’t resist the pearly whites when I asked to accompany them on the event.
Top design firms were commissioned to participate by choosing a leading textile or finish company and using their materials to create a couture, runway worthy ensemble. The models were professional interior designers, the outfits were sketched and created by these designers as well. All proceeds went to “My Sister’s Place” a non-profit home for battered women and children in the Washington DC area.
My coworker Ronita (a recent Interior Design graduate of Art Institute of Washongton) and arrived popped and on the scene ready to cheer our hearts for the Knoll model; while sipping Cosmopolitans of course 😉 There were some amazing ensembles created from basic drapery, laminates, veneers, and upholstery fabric. I wish I could show you all of the models but here are some of the most memorable.
I truly had an amazing evening and cannot wait to do it again sometime. Peace and blessings….stay flyy