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'STRUT' show marks World AIDS Day
2018-12-11

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The 10th annual STRUT fashion show took place Dec. 2 at the Promontory.

The evening featured a runway fashion show with 14 different designers and boutiques as well as speakers ranging from AIDS activists to healthcare organizations.

Regarding the fashion show, models of all body types and ages wore street wear, suits, underwear and more. he work was quite creative: One line was made by with the designer's father's cut-up sweatshirts, while another was structured to fit people of all sizes.

More than 300 people attended the event, creating a packed and lively audience for the show. Since its second iteration, the event has been organized by John Fleming, who brought in professional models and partnered with SAIC and Columbia Fashion School to feature the work of graduating seniors.

Additionally, there were tables selling accessories outside the fashion show space, and a table inside the show for the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care ( ANAC ).

Photos and text by Brooke Nagler


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