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West Potomac Academy Fashion Design Students to Participate in Crystal Couture Fashion Event

From Fairfax County Public Schools:

West Potomac Academy Fashion Design students will participate in the fourth annual Crystal Couture fashion event February 7-11 in the former Crystal City food court, 1750 Crystal Drive in Arlington, from 6 to 10 p.m. each evening. West Potomac Academy is one of six high school academies in Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS). Each night, current and former West Potomac Academy Fashion Design students will showcase runway collections alongside several professional designers. Behind the scenes, students will be working with designers, styling models, and assisting with event production.  Students will also have a boutique display area to sell their T-shirt collection and original garments, proceeds from which will benefit the Fashion Design program.  40 metropolitan area boutiques and designers. Shoppers can enjoy free make-up and hair makeovers, chats with fashion consultants, and music from a DJ. The event is free and open to the public. Crystal Couture offers nightly runway shows and high end bargain trunk sales from more than 40 metropolitan area boutiques and designers.  Shoppers can enjoy free make-up and hair makeovers, chats with fashion consultants, and music from a DJ. Crystal Couture is sponsored by the Crystal City Business Improvement District, a public-private partnership established to promote the Crystal City business, retail, restaurant, and residential community. West Potomac Academy Fashion Design courses prepare students to work in the fashion industry by developing the technical, creative, and knowledge-based skills they need to cultivate design ideas, create garments, and present their own fashion lines. These skills will enable students to understand the fashion industry and career opportunities being offered in the field of fashion design.

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