Crown and Glory Couture Extravaganza

19 11 2009

Her Crown and Glory Couture Extravaganza a Benefit supporting African American women battling cancer who are effected with Alopecia (loss of hair) due to chemotherapy treatment.

Photo: l-r: Evening Co-Hosts and benefit Co-Chair

Connie Payton-Strotter of The Walter and Connie Payton Foundation, Dwight Eubanks star of“The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and owner of Purple Door Salon, and Delores Gillum Brown President of Krystal Foundation.

The Mid-America Club located atop The AON Center at 200 East Randolph with a tremendous view of the Chicago Skyline, Business Leaders, Chicago Community, and Philanthropists alike will gather together to help bring awareness to and raise money for a great cause in support of African American women battling Cancer, who are also being challenged with the chemotherapy side effect of Alopecia (loss of hair).  Guests will hear testimonies, learn about cancer in African American women, sip Champagne, listen to the musical offerings of Tovi Khali & Je Nasais Quoi and view glamorous holiday evening couture.  A visual cascade of color, fabric and designs will be presented by an illustrious group of internationally acclaimed Designs by Maggie Norris CoutureHaj Designs,Nicole Miller and furs from Neiman Marcus. Couture lines by local greats Michael Allen Stein, and Bates Designs. Dazzling jewelry has been created by artists such as Twiga with models strutting in shoes by Irine Albright. Runway stylings are the handy work of Celebrity Stylist Carlton Jones of New York.

HER CROWN AND GLORY is a Charity Benefit conceptualized by Celebrity Stylist Nicole Mangrum owner of Freedom Salon in Chicago and Delores Gillum Brown President of Krystal Foundation ; with Principal Sponsor, SoftSheen-Carson. Proceeds from the Extravaganza will benefit African American women patients with alopecia at the The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. The Evenings Co-Hosts are fan favorites, Connie Payton-Strotter, the Walter and Connie Payton Foundation; and Dwight Eubanks star from “The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”