Kentucky Derby Fashion Show  2022

DERBY CITY FASHION WEEK 2020
celebrated it's
10th ANNIVERSARY

In 2010 Louisville native and Charlotte resident Fashion Designer,  Denise Sparks created Kentuckiana's first Fashion Week event with assistance from Louisville legend Mr. Ken Clay, who agreed to co-found the event in its first year. 
 
 
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Derby City Fashion Week provides a diverse and professionally produced platform of opportunity for aspiring models, emerging fashion designers, photographers,  and those seeking careers within the fashion and beauty industry showcase their talents, build their brands and receive local, national, and international exposure and recognition.

DCFW strongly supports and mentors the participation of persons with disabilities, at-risk, and traveling their journeys as they pursue careers within the fashion industry.

Since 2010, over 400 aspiring models have graced the Derby City Fashion Week, and Sachhi Couture runways, and have represented the organization as Top models in Atlanta, Miami, New York, Charlotte, Orlando, Columbia, Cincinnati, Columbus, and New Jersey.

The Derby City Fashion Week Top Model Calendar has been distributed in over 20 U.S cities and 4 European countries.

 Derby City Fashion Week Top models are experiencing amazing careers as National beauty queens,  U.S and International models,  major recording artists, and pursuing amazing careers within the fashion and beauty industry. 
 Derby City Fashion Week is especially proud of those who have become successful in careers outside of the fashion industry as well.
 
 


 
 
  

   FAMOUS PEOPLE FROM LOUISVILLE & KENTUCKY

Muhammad Ali                         Diane Sawyer

Charles Booker                         Breonna Taylor

Greg Fischer                              Mitch McConnell

 

Monica Kaufman                      Angie Fenton

 

Jazzpoet Mike B                        Ken Clay

Maestro J                                    Amy McGrath

Carly Johnson                           Kenneth  Walker

 

Johhny Depp                            Tom Cruise

 

Ashley Judd                               Winona Judd

 

Naomi Judd                               Florence Henderson

 

Jennifer Lawrence                    Jennifer Carpenter 

 

Ned Beatty                                Telma Hopkins

 

Ed Hamilton                              Lance Burton

 

Jockey Pat Day                          Pee Wee Reese

 

Denny Crum                             Rick Petino

 

Darryl Griffith                           Susan Brandeis 

 

Lionel Hampton                       Helen Humes

 

Billy Ray Cyrus                         Duncan Hines

 

Crystal Gale                              Col. Harland Sanders

 

Rumer Willis                             Bill Arnsparger

 

Annie Potts                               Patricia Neal

 

Meryl Travis                              Loretta Lynn

 

Midnight Star                           James Sparks

 

Phil Sims                                   Rajon Rondo

 

Spike Davis                               Mary Ann Clooney

 

Darryl & Michael Waltrip        Sean Young

Derek Griffith                          Jennifer Carpenter

William Conrad                       Farah Fath

Florence Henderson              Lee Major

Patrica Neal                            Warren Oates

William Shatner                     Molly Sims

Martha Stewart                      Jim Varney

 

  DERBY  CITY FASHION  SHOW 
will unleash the excitement of the 
148th RUN FOR THE ROSES
Sat, May 7, 2022   -  5:PM
 DERBY FASHION SHOW 
EVENT ITINERARY
All tickets are $50 VIP
and will go on Sale @ Eventbrite on  2/1/2022
5:PM- 6:30 PM Doors Open/Hors doeuvres
Cash Bar
Mock Horse betting for door prizes
Celebrity Recording Artist performs
Televised viewing of the KY Derby LIVE from Churchill Downs - Louisville KY
6:45 PM -  Seating of guest & Greetings
Introduction of our Project Runway Guest
Fashion Designer 
7:PM  -  KY DERBY RUNWAY FASHION SHOW  
Runway Fashion Show showcase by local and national fashion designers from around the country
8:30 PM - Final Door prize drawings
A portion of the KY Derby City Fashion Show 
event proceeds will benefit the

The Healing Place Women's Drug & Alcohol

Homeless Shelter of Louisville KY.

 
       

   FAMOUS PEOPLE FROM CHARLOTTE & NC

 

                              Michael Jordan                       

                           

                              Andy Griffith

 

                              Ava Gardner                             

 

                              Michael C. Hall

 

                              Clay Aiken 

 

                              Randy Travis

 

                              Roberta Flack

 

                              Billy Graham

 

                              Pam Grier

 

                              Howard Cosell

                              Andrew Jackson

                               Scotty McCreery

                               Fantasia Barrino

                               Earl Scruggs

                               Tori Amos

                               John Coltrane

                               Dababy

                               Jodeci

                              David Vincent

                              Sugar Ray Leonard

                               James Taylor

                              Roberta Flack

                               Shirley Caesar

                               Max Roach

                               Adonya Griffin

                              Jermaine  Lamarr Cole

                              

 

 

                               

                     

 

                                                                  

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KY Derby Fashion Show Charlotte 

                         2022

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          Traci Ellison

                     2021

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