RACINE — The style was classic, the fashions have been strutting, the cameras have been snapping, the champagne was flowing and the individuals have been smiling.
Isn’t it good to be out and about once more?
In an occasion that was was the right symbolic marriage between the rebirth of spring and our gradual re-emergence from the darkness of the COVID-19 pandemic, Madam D’s Classic Jewellery, 1405 sixteenth St., Racine Enterprise Heart, performed host Friday evening to the First Season Spring Classic Vogue Present and Procuring Occasion.
Hosted by style blogger Lauren Sturycz, a designer whose weblog The Fairly Broke Blonde showcases sustainable style, Friday’s occasion was anticipated to draw about 20 to 25 individuals. It wound up pulling in almost 100 at $10 per ticket.
Showcasing classic appears put collectively by Yorkville resident Donna Willerth, the “Madam D” within the retailer identify, the style present featured fashions sporting a wide range of attire, together with Western, lingerie, formal and bridal. The fashions ranged from the late 1800s right through the Nineteen Seventies.
“After I posted the occasion, I actually didn’t assume — once more, it is a very area of interest market — I didn’t actually anticipate lots of people to point out up or take curiosity on this,” Sturycz mentioned. “I’m an outdated soul. I felt, ‘You recognize what, nobody’s going to be into this. It’s advantageous. Twenty-five individuals, a pair little outdated girls, goes to be advantageous.’