Goodwill showcases thrifty couture at San Antonio Fashion Week event

SAN ANTONIO – Goodwill San Antonio is inviting the public to a free San Antonio Fashion Week Event where local fashion blogger Agosto Cuellar will join costume designers in showcasing how they have made fashion careers out of repurposing goods and clothing from Goodwill San Antonio.

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The “Thrift & Mingle” event will take place 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the downtown Goodwill store at 406 W. Commerce Street. Find directions at goodwillsa.org/fashionweek. As an official part of San Antonio Fashion Week, the event will showcase how “Fashion is What You Make It.” The downtown store is conveniently located directly across Santa Rosa Street, within walking distance of the Texas A&M San Antonio Educational & Cultural Arts Center, the main venue for many runway shows.

“Agosto has a great story for aspiring young designers who can find inspiration in Goodwill stores by creating something new or finding affordable fashion,” said Marla Jackson, CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Antonio.

Visit the Puro Pinche Blog to learn more about the event.

 

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Space is limited for the free event, so Goodwill is asking any interested parties to RSVP online at goodwillsa.org/fashionweek. The event will feature models wearing styles pulled by Cuellar. He and others will discuss creative ways to express yourself using the theme, “Fashion is What You Make It.”

Shoppers will also be able to purchase hand-picked items featuring a special “Work It! Fashion Show” tag. All proceeds help fund educational programs and services that assist people in finding better jobs and building careers.

Visit KSAT12.com to see Cuellar discussing the event with SA Live host Fiona Gorostiza.

 

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“Join us for fashion, food and fun as we demonstrate creative ways to get designer looks at affordable prices,” said Cuellar. “This gives thrifty shoppers a chance to express their style without paying the high-fashion prices during the biggest fashion event of the year.”

Alternative fashion ideas can be found at Goodwill San Antonio’s Facebook page facebook.com/GoodwillSanAntonio, where fans can share their San Antonio Fashion Week looks and tips.

 

About Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
Serving San Antonio since 1945, Goodwill helps change lives through the power of work. When you shop or donate at Goodwill, you’re funding educational programs and services that assist people in finding better jobs and building careers. Together with the support of our generous community, partners and employers, Goodwill provides employment, training, educational opportunities and related services to more than 50,000 individuals each year. In addition to operating 18 retail stores, more than 25 donation stations and 10 Good Careers Centers in San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Laredo and surrounding areas, Goodwill operates 3 Good Careers Academies and handles 16 contracts for services ranging from document management to grounds maintenance.

 

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