Cincinnati, while millions of spectators worldwide watched our city compete to get the top of our game, we’ve only just begun!
This city thrives on world class sports, commerce, diverse cultures, cuisine, the arts, music, and entertainment. On Sunday, June 19th that’s JUNETEENTH, Cincinnati will take a giant step into the multi-billion-dollar fashion industry with the launch of… FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN.
In association with the African American Chamber of Commerce, JYSproductions, LLC and sponsored in part by First Financial Bank, FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN prepares to not only rock the runway but also roll out the red carpet for a host of local and international designers, models, make-up & hair stylists, local businesses, and celebrities.
Brought to you by Valor & Virtue Productions and Co-Executive Producers Myra Wallace-Walker and Davide Stennett, FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN will be held downtown in the heart of our city. Watch as we transform our beloved Fountain Square into a spectacular, high-level, New York style fashion experience.
But the fanfare doesn’t stop at the runway. Come out and support our local businesses and sponsors while they share their products and services with you. This is a prime opportunity for your business and your brand to share the spotlight in our city like never before!
Are you ready Cincinnati? We’re about to share this fashion extravaganza with you through our next-level technology like you’ve never experienced anything before! Don’t just come to the show, be a part of it all.
FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN is a public event, but space is at a premium!
Book your VIP tickets or Vendor space now before they run out!
In the spirit of JUNETEETH - - and against the backdrop of the “Genius of Water,” we invite you to come out and celebrate FREE, FLOWING, and FABULOUS FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN. We’ll see you there.
Valor and Virtue productions is a newly formed powerhouse production company with its roots grounded and nurtured by decades in Los Angeles’, Fashion, Beauty, Style, Pro-Sports, and Entertainment industries. It’s creative partners Myra Wallace-Walker and Davide Stennett, with collectively more than 30 years of expertise in apparel design, branding, business development and production industries, have created a platform for burgeoning local and regional designers to share the global fashion spotlight.
FASHION AT FOUNTAIN will occur on Sunday June 19th, 2022, as a headline event for Cincinnati’s Juneteenth celebration. The event will also showcase vendors associated with the fashion industry. Vendors will be available 4pm-7pm. The Red Carpet VIP pre-show mixer starts at 5:30pm and the Runway production at 7:00pm.
FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN will take occur on FOUNTAIN SQUARE, in the center of downtown, and against the backdrop of stature known as “THE GENIUS OF WATER.” Jutting outward from the fountain will be an extended runway, the likes of New York, Milan, or Paris during fashion week.
The producers of FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN have extended open invitations to local and regional designers to present their collections for consideration and inclusion in the presentation. 10 fortunate designers will display their lines on professional models in segments of the show that are exclusively theirs. The show will also feature the next generation, student designers. There are NO fees associated to participation as a designer in the show except for those incurred in the manufacturing of their collections.
On Saturday, May 7th at 10:00am, the producers of FASHION AT THE FOUNTAIN will hold open calls for models at First Financial Innovation Center, 1 East 4th Street (corner of 4th and Vine). These models will be selected by a panel of experts. No experience is necessary, and new models with potential to enter the professional modeling industry will be trained as necessary. Models will also be compensated for their participation in the show. All models are expected to suit industry average height and weight proportions. The model call shall include plus size and Big & Tall men sizes as well.