Take In Flowers And Fashion At Runway Event

Friday’s “Wreath the Runway” will be the second such event; the first took place in 2019. Photo: Design Fetish

Fashion will meet florals at the upcoming “Wreath the Runway” show at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Mainframe StudiosDeshara Bohana, who owns Design Fetish, and Thijin Bol of Project Runway are partnering on the project, which will showcase Black culture through fashion, flowers, food, storytelling, music and dance.

Organizers are collaborating with a number of local Black-owned businesses and will raise funds for the Ankeny Community Network, which aims to “provide a supportive environment that appreciates multiculturalism and diversity.”

The show is one of a number of happenings at Mainframe’s First Friday event, including a DSM Latino Film Festival screening of Vincent Valdez’s short film that honors Latinos from the Des Moines area; large-scale photographic works of art by Goizane Esain; and a performance by the musical ensemble Calle Sur. Attendance is free.

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