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I AM FABULOUS!
April 26, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 1:15 pm
Celebrating style & beauty at all ages, I AM FABULOUS! will be a day that demonstrates that style only gets better with age. I AM FABULOUS! will be held at Varsity Theater on Sunday, April 26 starting at 10am.The event will include a generational fashion show, a red carpet experience, brunch buffet, mimosas, live music, photo booths, pop-up boutiques and a screening of documentary Advanced Style. Tickets for I AM FABULOUS tickets are $40 for general admission and $75 for VIP. VIP includes priority seating, swag bag, mimosa, and early entrance for hair and make-up services.
Presented by The Goodman Group and Minnesota Monthly, I AM FABULOUS! has a lot of different activities going on throughout the day. There will be a red carpet experience, brunch, mimosas, pop up boutiques, a generational fashion show, live music, photo-booths and a screening of the documentary Advanced Style.
Models in the fashion show range in age from 8 years old to 97 years old. Models will be modeling looks for Arc’s Value Village, Rewind Vintage, My Sister’s Closet, Everyday People and Roe Wolfe. The fashion show will be styled by local bloggers & stylists including Davee Ek of Davee’s Secrets, Emily Kanz of RarebirdMpls and up and coming stylist Sam Perry. The community is invited to join in on the social media campaign and celebrate their individual style leading up to the event with the hashtag #IAMFABULOUSMSP.
Sponsors for the event include: The Goodman Group, Minnetonka Moccasins, Minnesota Monthly, Chandler Place Assisted Living, Haus Salon, Nylonsaddle Photography, 2nd Truth Photography, St. Anthony Health Center, The Commons on Marice, All Ways Film & Photography, GoGlow, Lashes by Pang.
The presenting sponsor for the event is The Goodman Group. The Goodman Group, a national leader in developing and managing senior living and health-care communities, celebrating 50 years of service this year, is the presenting sponsor for I AM Fabulous! along with its three communities in Greater Minneapolis, including The Commons on Marice in Eagan; and Chandler Place and St. Anthony Health Center in St. Anthony.
“We are pleased to be part of I AM Fabulous!, a positive and uplifting one-time event that celebrates how beauty flourishes inside and out no matter your age,” said Craig Edinger, vice president of Senior Living & Health Care, The Goodman Group. “This multi-generational event supports The Goodman Group’s mission to create living environments that emphasize quality of life and enable our residents to achieve an optimum level of well-being. By accepting and loving our true selves, we smile and laugh more often, we live more fully, and we nourish our mind, body and spirit. We are thrilled to have residents in their late 60’s to 90’s from our three Minneapolis metropolitan area senior living & health care communities here today to celebrate their individuality, personal sense of style and inner beauty which transcends time.”
The day will also include pop-up shopping boutiques featuring Moth Oddities, Arc’s Value Village, June Resale, Babes on Legs, Bibelot and more! The fashion show will be DJ’d by local luminary Laura Robertson of Girl Named Jane and there will be live music performances by George Scot McKevey.
Haus Salon will be providing the hair & makeup for the fashion show! The event is being co-produced by Carrissa Glarner of I AM ST. PAUL!.
“The fashion industry can be uninviting and pretentious. Part of my mission is to celebrate individual style and the importance that kindness and integrity play in the fashion world. “says Sarah Edwards, Founder of I AM MPLS, I AM ST. PAUL, I AM KINDNESS, #NowThreadingTalent & I AM FABULOUS. Sarah Edwards chose April 26 as a date for the event as it is her 30th birthday and she wanted to share the celebration of aging with the community.