The 5th Annual May 7th – 9th, 2015

anthony_ryan Anthony Ryan Auld

Anthony Ryan Auld is a Louisiana-based fashion designer who won the second season of Lifetime’s Project Runway All Stars, along with the title of Fan Favorite. He was also previously featured on the ninth season of Lifetime’s Project Runway. A Louisiana State University graduate known for his unconventional use of fabrics and raw outlook, Anthony Ryan has been recognized nationally for his award-winning designs. He has also studied design techniques in Paris, France, under the creative minds behind Vivienne Westwood, Basil Soda, Elie Saab, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Anne-Valerie Hash. A cancer survivor, Anthony Ryan is the founder of ROAR, a non-profit foundation that gives voice to those with inspiring stories of survival in the face of adversity. Why whisper when you can ROAR!

With his label Anthony Ryan, Anthony Ryan Auld creates fashion to inspire the modern woman with clean lines, definitive shapes, and bold fabric selections. His innovative use of bright colors and simple forms continues to bring forward-thinking women striking pieces that are current yet amaranthine.

heidi Heidi Elnora

Heidi Elnora knows how to inject that “Southern sparkle” into the modern girl’s wedding. From small town Alabama to Project Runway and back, Heidi has patterned her life after fashion. Since the launch of the heidi elnora brand in 2006, Heidi has dressed hundreds of brides from Los Angeles to Dubai (and everywhere in between) for their big day. For the past 4 years, Heidi has opened her doors to wholesale accounts, her “Sister Stores” if you will. Brides-to-be can now find heidi elnora gowns in 24 boutiques across the world including 14 Nordstrom locations. Her work has been featured in Brides Magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Lucky Magazine, The New York Times Syndicate, Town and Country magazine, and so on.