Tuesday, September 15, 2009

FGI Dallas Pleads Guilty... to Loving Fashion!

FGI of Dallas Rocks at Neiman’s Fashion Night Out

(Dallas) Sept. 2009 – Fashion Group International (FGI) of Dallas rocked at the Neiman Marcus Fashion’s Night Out at Willow Bend on Thursday, September 3, 2009. The special event for Fashion Group members was created by FGI member and NM Public Relations Manager, Chuck Steelman. It proved to be a race against the clock as members played a fashion hunt game to win a pair of fabulous Chanel sunglasses.

Members attended the Top Ten Trends Fashion Presentation, shoe and handbag fashion show, met shirt designer Robert Stock for Robert Graham in the Men’s Store, and had photo ops with Miss Texas, Kristen Blair. Book signing took place by Ebby Halliday, “The First Lady of Real Estate” and Mike Cox, “The History of Texas Oil”. The most popular vignette was the fashion illustration artist who patiently sketched customers’ portraits throughout the evening.

The final event of the evening was the Major Black Dress Fashion Presentation in the “Leopard Lounge”. Members shopped till they dropped and the lucky winner of the Chanel sunglasses was Amy Harper, RD Elect for FGI.

FGI Dallas Put Their Best Face Forward

(Dallas) Sept. 2009 – Fashion Group International (FGI) of Dallas held a half-day beauty event at Marc Event Gallery in Dallas on Saturday, September 12, 2009. Produced and moderated by Jan Strimple, this program featured the pros in the beauty world discussing everything about your face from the neck up. Members heard frank talk about procedures, treatments and ingredients that provide real solutions for your skin and solid information about staving-off and shaving the years. The panel of experts included:

  • Ramsey J. Choucair, MD, Board-certified Plastic Surgeon
  • Farhad Nirromand, MD, Board-certified Dermatologist
  • Renee Rouleau, Skin Care Expert & Celebrity Esthetician
  • Dr. Clint Herzog, Cosmetic Dentist and Owner, FLOSS Dental
  • Lana Bradley Lic.Ac.Dipl., MSAOM, Oriental Medicine Practitioner
  • Cindy DeMaggie, Eyebrow and Waxing Expert
  • Sunita M., Eyebrow Threading Specialist, The Threading Studio
  • Anna Phillips, Eyelash Extension Expert, The Lash Lounge
  • Cees Penning of Renee Rouleau, Cosmetic Permanent Makeup Artist
  • Lisa R. Bauer, R.M. A., Aesthetic Skin and Laser Specialist, Drs. Hamra and Choucair

Members asked questions and saw demonstrations of several beauty techniques. At the end of the program, special guest, Raul Rodriguez, M.D. of Rejuvenex Medical introduced the latest body slimming laser therapy, Zerona as an alternative to invasive surgeries.