Gateway Academy to host student spring fashion show

Gateway Academy, which serves students with Asperger’s Syndrome and High Functioning Autism, will host a student spring fashion show at 9 a.m. Friday, April 26 at Gateway’s Phoenix campus, 3939 E. Shea Blvd., to celebrate April’s Autism Awareness Month. The fashion show will be in the Atrium at Gateway Academy. The school will offer a […]

Xavier hosts Scholarship Fashion Show for school financial assistance

The Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild presented its 2018 Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show Sunday, March 11 at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort, 5350 E. Marriott Drive. This year’s theme was “Shine” in honor of the 75th Diamond Anniversary of Xavier’s founding in 1943. Xavier mothers Martha Chung and Xavier alumna Michelle Zachar chaired […]

Local fashion show producer offers peak inside the runway life

Behind the scenes, not within the photos taken on the red carpet, on the runway or in the crowd is Phoenix resident Margaret Merritt ensuring the fashion show goes off without a hitch. Every year thousands — if not millions of dollars — are raised through charity fashion spectacles across the nation. Catered food is ordered, tables are set, flower arrangements are displayed, all while Ms. Merritt is putting her decades’ worth of experience to guarantee each event raises the most funds possible.

1,275 guests attend Xavier’s fashion show, raise student scholarship dollars

The Xavier College Preparatory Mothers’ Guild partnered with Dillard’s Scottsdale Fashion Square to present its annual Xavier Scholarship Fashion Show at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort on Saturday, April 1. This year’s theme was “The X Club: A Legacy of Sisterhood,” and Xavier parents Kathy Prebil, who is also an Xavier alumna, and Anna Zale chaired the event, according to a press release. A capacity crowd of 1,275 guests attended.