Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur Fashion Students Present “Junkyard Geisha”

By: The Art Institutes

April 17, 2014

Dash into spring with fun, flirty fashions at “Junkyard Geisha,” a fashion show presented by students at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta. Inspired by the novel and movie, “Memoirs of a Geisha,” and  Harajuku Street Style, “Junkyard Geisha” will feature theatrical designs created by Creative Costumes, Inc., a theatrical costume and design rental facility located in metropolitan Atlanta. Paul Mitchell The School-Atlanta will style hair and make-up for the show.

The event will be Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Decatur Recreational Center in the multipurpose space, at 2131 Sycamore Street, Decatur, GA 30030. A reception and mixer will begin at 6:00 pm, with the show starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is $15; $5 for students with ID. Reservations are recommended; for reservations and more information, contact Dr. Courtney A. Hammonds, program coordinator of Fashion at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Event sponsors include Michelle M. Lynch of Poshe Productions and Sheen Magazine.  Carlos Antoine, a student in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Fashion Design program at The Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur, is providing graphic design services. Fashion Design faculty member Ralliford Hall, an Atlanta-based fashion designer (, is a consultant for the show.

A portion of the proceeds from the evening’s event will benefit “Our Seeds Tomorrow” (, an organization dedicated to helping improve the lives of people in Liberia through education and ecological conservation. Their primary commitment is to universal education and the empowerment of the less fortunate by contributing to the elimination of illiteracy.

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact the Student Affairs Department or program organizer in advance at 866.856.6203.

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The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta, is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur is located at One West Court Square, Suite 110, Decatur, GA 30030. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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By: The Art Institutes

April 17, 2014