Fashion is Indeed for Every BODY; Women and Men Hit the Runway for Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee

The annual event will feature ROLE models, the latest fashion designs, and silent auction items from150 area businesses

Nashville, TN – (October 6, 2010) – The catwalk will never be the same as 30 community ROLE models take to the runway for the seventh annual Fashion for EveryBODY™, Thursday November 4, 7pm, at the Commodore Ballroom (310 25th Avenue South). VIP and General Admission tickets are $75 and $35 (respectively) available at www.ticketsnashville.com and www.FashionforEverybody.org. Tickets are $80 and $40 (respectively) available at the door.

“Fashion for EveryBODY is a great way for Nashville to experience the runways of New York and Paris at a fraction of the cost.  As we are recovering (as a city) from the May floods this is another great initiative and need that we hope our city supports,” says Liz Llewellyn, Executive Director of Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT).

Fashion for EveryBODY™ is where New York meets Nashville for THE fashion event of the year.  The night begins as guests are greeted on the red carpet with the sea of flashing lights; with a step into the room, the chic décor, holiday feel, and walls lined with silent auction items welcome attendees as they prepare for the show.  The show begins and 30 “real-sized” models grace the stage outfitted by local boutiques and designers.   The energy struts along with high-energy musical stylings, and emcee Shane Tallant.

Sponsors for the evening are Athens Distribution, Yolo's Restaurant, EyeCandy Salon and Therapy Systems.  Participating boutiques and designers are Blush Boutique, Emmaline, Hemline, Ivey, Jigsaw, London, Nashville Clothing Company, The Oxford Shop, Charles Lord, D'Michelle, Gent Menswear, Madness Is, Pink Elephant, Stella & Dot, and d. marlene jewelry.

All proceeds will benefit Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee, the Southeast's only statewide nonprofit that targets eating disorder awareness, education, and prevention. Founded in 2003, EDCT promotes a robust offering of programs and services, including eating disorders prevention in youth, specialized training for medical professionals, support groups for families, community nutrition and wellness presentations, and a variety of awareness events.

EDCT started Fashion for EveryBODY™ in 2004 to celebrate body types of all shapes and sizes and the beauty within. Today, it is the coalition’s most successful mission-driven fundraiser. For more information about Fashion for EveryBODY™ and EDCT, visit www.edct.net.

To follow the conversation visit twitter.com/EDCT.

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