The 3rd Annual Fire & Ice Tres: Fashion Show, Concert and Symposium will return to Dallas on October 9-11, 2014. Over three days, there will be a speakers’ symposium, three fashion shows where featured designers will launch and release their 2015 spring/summer collections and three concerts. This show is the epitome of couture presentations and an annual event of marrying beautiful high fashion runway designs and music concerts, produced by the very best professionals in fashion and music. Event organizer Jennifer Hobson, CEO of Jennifer Hobson Productions says, “The concept of this show was to fuse fashion with music, dance, and visual arts. My goal was to create a show, with excellence in execution, for fashionistas to enjoy a top-of-the-line runway show and have the opportunity to place orders, and interact with the designers.” To kick off the entire weekend of events, a survivor speakers’ symposium and dinner will be held on Thursday, October 9th. The purpose of the symposium is to sponsor women in, of, or exposed to domestic abuse, but is also open to loved ones, family members, and friends of those in abusive relationships. Please see below for specific details.
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The Fire & Ice weekend will begin with the "I'm A Survivor" Symposium and dinner at the Neiman Marcus Fashion Café (Downtown), which will educate, inspire, encourage, and share testimonies of four women who have survived domestic abuse.
The speakers are: Jennifer Hobson, CEO of JHP and survivor of Abuse; Tristian Paige, Executive Director of Turning Paiges Non-Profit, CEO of Saved and Sexy; Jordi Bostick, Best selling author of book, Single on Purpose; Dianne Samoff, Executive Director of Society of Women Who Love Shoes.
The Symposium will conclude with all attendees receiving a take-home bag full of resources and encouragement to help women prevent entering abusive relationships, and assist those surviving domestic abuse to overcome, stand-up for themselves, and seek a safe environment for themselves and their family.
Friday, October 10 (7pm)
The fashion shows will be kicked off with a ladies only event with Dallas' hottest male models walking the runway! The featured designer is Pray by Percy Ray with Neiman Marcus Last Call and the concert will feature Gospel Rap recording artist Pierre. Location is ICON Dallas, 1707 N Hall, Dallas, TX 75204.
Saturday, October 11 (2pm/7pm)
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Later that evening, Fire &Ice Tres will culminate with a grand couture finale featuring Texas premier swimwear and cover-up line, PoeM by Melissa Poe, sophisticated business attire from Ann Bridgette Boutique, accessories by premier statement jewelry designer Sarah Bemrich and ending with a show-stopping presentation from premier evening and wedding gown designer, Binzario Couture. Walking in the show will be a few notable faces such as Melissa Poe of Big Rich Texas and Slick Vic from A&E’s Storage Wars. The show will also give three women who have survived domestic abuse a chance to walk the runway. The featured artist will be national R&B sensation Shavonna of Memphis, Tennessee.
Fire & Ice Tres: Fashion Show and Concert series will benefit two outstanding organizations: The Family Place and The Society of Women Who Love Shoes; organizations that support women of domestic abuse. Tickets start at $25 and are available online at https://fireandice-tres.eventbrite.com. You can also get more information on all the designers, artists, models and sponsors at: http://www.fireandicetresfashionshowandconcert.info/#!events/c68z
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