New Canaan High School Seniors Putting On The Dog For Fashion Show

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan High School "Senior Fashion Show Post-Prom Fund-Raiser," hosted by the graduating Class of 2015, will take place on Saturday, March 28, at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium.

New Canaan High School will host a fashion show fundraiser on Saturday.
New Canaan High School will host a fashion show fundraiser on Saturday. Photo Credit: Contributed

A host of excited seniors and invited New Canaan teaching faculty will model the latest prom fashions and desirable clothing couture for the off-to-college graduate in the fall.

Masters of Ceremony this year will include seniors Matt DeMattia, Chloe DeMauro, Jake Morris, Carly Risom, Jamie Schlim, Charlie Sosnick, Chris Tohir and Corrine Vietorisz.

The evening’s entertainment is set to include various musical productions including the New Canaan High School Orchestra, the New Canaan High School cast of “Grease,” the seventh and eighth grade cast of “Seussical” and the band "Triple Coil” featuring New Canaan High School seniors Dan Antoniu, Justin Podlesak and Kyle Street, as well as, video clips written, directed, produced and starring seniors. 

The show will feature captivating formal gowns from A Step Ahead of Stamford and charismatic formal attire from Camillo Tuxedo of Norwalk, as well as casual yet sporty looks from local vendors, including Athletic Shoe Factory, Blaze-In Sportswear, Caren Forbes, Darien Sport Shop, Island Outfitters, Jack Wills, Jos. A. Banks, She La La, TOGS, Vineyard Vines and Wave.

There will be door prize drawing to win an 18-carat yellow gold heart necklace donated by Manfredi Jewels in conjunction with Roberto Coin, and tickets to the 5 Seconds of Summer concert this September.

As is the annual philanthropic tradition, the senior class will be collecting gently used prom gowns/dresses and accessories, to be donated to Stamford’s Cinderella Project.

Cleaned formal dresses on hangers will be accepted in the attendance office of New Canaan High School through March 28, from 7:15 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. All proceeds raised from the Fashion Show event will benefit the 55th annual Post-Prom Party, which will be held at Waveny House, following the senior prom, on Friday, May 15.

The Post-Prom Party was created and maintained for the purpose of keeping the students safe, while providing a celebration after the prom.

Tickets to the Fashion Show Fund Raiser are $15 for students and $20 for adults in advance. Tickets are $25 at the door. 

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