Friday, October 14, 2016
Silver Street Studios | 2000 Edwards St.
6:30 pm: Doors Open
8:00 pm: Runway Shows
NINE full runway shows and FIVE mini “capsule” collections:
Feel like a celebrity viewing collections by and meeting STARS that were season winners or All Stars on Project Runway. DISCOVER emerging designers from around the globe. Support your local designers from DFW. 3-look collections by the newest of local designers featured in CAPSULE. Shop the GALLERY featuring about 20 of the best emerging jewelry & accessories designers.
Friday Runways will honor Style Setters Hannah McNair and Joanna Hartland Marks with a portion of proceeds benefitting The Periwinkle Foundation.
Hannah McNair, as the wife of Cal McNair, COO and Vice Chairman of the Houston Texans football team, has a very active role in the community focused on many youth, military, cancer, and women’s initiatives. Hannah is a current board member for Depelchin Children’s Center and Project 88 Foundation. She currently serves on the Executive Committee for the Lady Texans, Celebration of Reading Committee, Ladies for Literacy Guild, Mentor for HISD, and Provisional Member of VICTORY. She has served as a chair or committee member for a number of Houston charities including: DePelchin Children’s Center, Project 88 Foundation, AVDA, Dec My Room, Impact a Hero, The Mission of Yahweh, Candlelighters, The Children’s Assessment Center, Bo’s Place and many more. Hannah is passionate about giving back to her community.
Hannah was born and raised in Houston along with her 10 sisters and 3 brothers. She earned her B.B.A. from the University of Houston. Hannah and Cal have three boys together, Robert (5), Calhoun (4), Michael (2).
Balancing her roles as wife, mother, paralegal and philanthropist are all in a day’s work for Joanna Marks. A native Houstonian, Joanna believes in the power of family and being actively involved in the community.
Joanna and her husband Brad Marks, own IW Marks Jewelers, and together are involved in multiple charities, supporting a wide range of organizations that truly make a difference.
A lifelong volunteer, Joanna spent her college years working with people with special needs through therapeutic horsemanship at SIRE. She has served as a chair or committee member for Jamie’s Hope, Montgomery County Youth Services, Alzheimer’s Association, Heroes for Children, The Periwinkle Foundation, Children’s Assessment Center, Bo’s Place, Dec My Room and the Mission of Yahweh, and is a provisional member for VICTORY.
As one of 14 children, Joanna treasures the experiences of growing up in a close and supportive family. She continues that legacy with her own children Kennedy, Garrison and Bradley Jr. and lives the motto “family is everything!”