Aveda students compete for scholarships in Catwalk for Water Fashion Show – WAFB.com

Virginia Paz (left), the Aveda scholarship winner, and her model (Source: WAFB)Virginia Paz (left), the Aveda scholarship winner, and her mannequin (Supply: WAFB)

Aspiring cosmetologists and students at Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge hit the runway on Sunday for a possibility to win a wide range of prizes.

The annual occasion is known as the Catwalk for Water Fashion Show. It goals to advertise clear water consciousness by that includes seems that mix with sustainability. To enter, the contestants had been advised to create trend designs utilizing solely recycled supplies. Among the wardrobes and accents had been produced from newspaper, plastic luggage, water bottles and aluminum cans.

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Fourteen incoming students at Aveda Institute-Baton Rouge competed for a full scholarship price $22,000. This 12 months’s winner was Virginia Paz, a Walker Excessive Faculty alumna. Her mannequin donned a Quinceanera robe product of newspaper, plastic luggage and water bottle caps. She stated she obtained the inspiration for the design from her household’s conventional 15th birthday celebrations in El Salvador.

All of the contestants obtained a $,000 scholarship for their participation. Eight present students competed in a second trend present for a wide range of prize packages together with hair instruments, merchandise and a model.

The Water Warriors Fashion Show winner was Jessica Halbert and Nikola Sikalis. The runner up was Latanya Polk-Barber.

9News Anchor and Investigative Reporter Cheryl Mercedes was one among 4 judges who served on the panel.

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