The 2015 HALO-KC Youth Fashion Show - Be Younique, Be Youtiful, Be YOU! - has drawn to a close, and last week's Blog thanked all of the wonderful people that made it possible.
This week, we want to show you some of our favorite moments from Fashion Show week, and the culmination into this magical event. Scroll through to see youth empowerment in the making, plus a little sass and class!
During Fashion Week, youth work hard on their looks for the Show!
Spray paint and stencils make this T-shirt pop!
Backstage getting ready for a Fashion Show debut!
Photostream KC provided a photo booth for youth and guests to have some fun in before and after the Show!
Silent Auction items were all donated by local businesses for some Kansas City fun!
HALO-KC Director Carly Manijak gets the Show started!
Miss Missouri Teen USA, Christina Stratton, was the Runway Emcee!
An excited (and nervous!) HALO youth starts the Show!
The crowd is captivated!
And goes wild!
More great fashion!
"Be Younique" is the motto for the HALO Fashion Show.
Supporting each other and taking in the applause!
Strike a pose!
Holding back the giggles and having fun!
An up-cycled "Be Younique" shirt and a winning smile!
Local fashion designer and HALO volunteer Whitney Manney takes the stage to describe her experiences teaching HALO youth to design and sew clothing.
Feeling confident and free.
HALO youth Tia sings during intermission to a captivated audience.
A standing ovation for Tia's amazing talent and courage!
Hand-sewn lace and stenciling make this "Be Younique" shirt one of a kind.
Tiny models make a big debut!
Curtain call for all of the models, and that's a wrap!
To learn more about how you can help empower youth in the greatest need in Kansas City, go to halokc.org and like us on Facebook for more fun pics and info!