Houston International Festival Goes Fashion Forward

Saturday, April 21, 2012


  Houston Fashion Extraordinaire  Zoë Jackson-Jarra to Feature Internationally Chic Designs

Houston, TX, April  9, 2012; source: Medley Inc. -  The 2012 Houston International Festival is calling all fashion enthusiasts to be present for daily, fierce runway shows that will showcase internationally inspired and fashionable designs. Produced by stage producer Zoë Jackson-Jarra of Chrizcera International & Fashion Square Houston, “Alta Moda Voyage” will be a series of shows presented daily in the African-Caribbean Bazaar Zone.

In its second year, the runway shows are, without a doubt, a festival highlight and a “can’t miss” showcase in Houston. The edgy glamour and couture styling that defines Fashion Plate Lifestyle Boutique will attract spectators who are looking for a fresh perspective and voice in fashion for men, women and children.
“We are more than excited to have Zoë Jackson-Jarra join us for a second year in a row, bringing her expertise, while offering fashion lovers and festival goers a preview of designs that are internationally chic,” said Kim Stoilis, CEO of the Houston Festival Foundation.

The fashion show will headline with Zoë Jackson-Jarra’s Fashion Plate Lifestyle Boutique, on April 22 at 5:15 pm. During the daily shows, models will be adorned with accessories from Robert and Lonnie’s Dancewear, with wardrobe provided by Melodrama Boutique, Andre Redou, Kachi Designs, Solo Mia & Gabrielle & Friends Children’s Boutique. Additionally, Bengjof Couture will showcase their vibrantly-hued eloquent menswear.

Show order for “Alta Moda Voyage” is as follows:

April 21st
2:15p Gabrielle & Friends Children’s Boutique
5:15p Headliner Show: Fashion Plate Lifestyle, Bengjof Couture, Robert & Lonnie's Dance Galaxy

April 22nd
5:15p -Melodrama Boutique

April 28th
2:15p -Solo Mia
5:15p -Andre Redou

April 29th
5:15p -Kachi Designs

Learn more about Zoë Jackson-Jarra and her Montrose Boutique, The Fashion Plate by visiting their Facebook page.

Festival Hours & Admission:
Admission into “Alta Moda Voyage” presented by Chrizcera International & Fashion Square Houston is included in the Houston International Festival ticket price.

The Festival will take place Saturdays 11a.m. - 8p.m. and Sundays 11a.m. - 8p.m. Tickets currently are on sale at ifest.eventbrite.com and at www.ifest.org.

Adults $12 advance, $18 at the gate; Children ages 3-12 are $4 advance, $5 at the gate. Free for children under 3 years old.
•Discount pricing for early birds, groups, and VIP tickets are available online.

All proceeds benefit the Festival’s arts and education outreach programs. For more information, call 713-654-8808. Follow HIF on Twitter @iFest with hashtags #2012HIF & #2012iFest and "Like” HIF on Facebook at facebook.com/ifest.

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  1. Written so beautifully!! So proud of you!!

    1. Hahhaa, thanks mom, but I didn't write this one. Alexis of Medley-Inc did, but thanks for the love! :-)


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