The International Fest goes fashion forward with Alta Moda Voyage


by Staff

Posted on April 18, 2012 at 2:26 PM

HOUSTON—For the second year in a row, runway shows featuring internationally inspired designs will be a part of the International Festival.

Alta Moda Voyage, produced by Zoë Jackson-Jarra of Chrizcera International and Fashion Square Houston, will be presented daily in the African-Caribbean Bazaar Zone.

Shows begin at 2:15 p.m. on April 21 with a showing from Gabrielle & Friends Children’s Boutique. The headline show will take place at 5:15, with outfits from Jackson-Jarra’s Fashion Plate Lifestyle Boutique, Bengjof Couture, Robert & Lonnie’s Dancewear.

During other daily shows, models will be adorned with with wardrobe provided by Melodrama Boutique, Andre Redou, Kachi Designs and Solo Mia.

"We are more than excited to have Zoë Jackson-Jarra join us for a second year in a row, bringing her expertise, while offering fashion lovers and festival goers a preview of designs that are internationally chic," said Kim Stoilis, CEO of the Houston Festival Foundation.

Alta Moda Voyage schedule:

April 21st

2:15 p.m Gabrielle & Friends Children’s Boutique

5:15 p.m Headliner Show: Fashion Plate Lifestyle, Bengjof Couture, Robert & Lonnie’s Dancewear

April 22nd

5:15 p.m Melodrama Boutique

April 28th

2:15 p.m Solo Mia

5:15 p.m Andre Redou

April 29th

5:15p.m. Kachi Designs

The festival will take place over two weekends, April 21-22 and April 28-28 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the gates. Children 3-12 are $5. Children under 3 are free.