6 THINGS ABOUT CHRISTIAN SIRIANO
Twenty-three year old fashion design wunderkind and "Project Runway" Season 4 winner, will appear in Columbia Tuesday.
-Performed with The Ballet Theater of Maryland.
-Studied fashion design at the Baltimore School for the Arts and American Intercontinental University in London.
-Interned with top designers Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen.
-Designed a dress for Heidi Klum, supermodel and "Project Runway" host, for the "2008 Emmy Awards" show.
-Designing a full couture collection to appear in the new movie "Eloise in Paris," starring Uma Thurman.
-Served cupcakes at his November birthday party in New York City.
Siriano presents his spring 2009 collection (first presented at New York Fashion Week in September) at Coplon's at 7 Tuesday night. Tickets are $65.
A $100 per ticket luncheon with the designer is sold out. Proceeds benefit the USC Dance program.
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Buy tickets for the fashion show at Coplon's, 4825 Forest Drive or online at www.getmeregisterd.com.
For more information, call (803) 261-1812.
Source: www.observer.com; www.christianvsiriano.com
- Compiled by Robin Cowie Nalepa