Disabilities can’t keep kids from rolling down the runway

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(KTVI) – With inspiration from the St. John American luxury house, kids with disabilities can strut their stuff and help raise money for Variety, The Children’s Charity.

St. John Vice President of Design Albino Riganello has custom designed three gowns for three lucky girls who refuse to let any physical disability keep them from taking a Naomi Campbell walk down the runway at this year’s Runway Lights fashion show.

Variety Executive Director Jan Albus and show emcee and FOX2 / News 11’ Sandy Miller give Kim Hudson a mini fashion show on FOX2 News in the Morning.

Runway Lights Fashion Show
Chase Park Plaza
212 N Kingshighway Blvd.
St Louis, MO  63108
St John Pre-Fall 2014 Collection
April 26, 2014
10:30 a.m. Variety Boutique
12:00 p.m. Variety Program & Fashion Show
Benefits local children with disabilities
COST: $100 and up per seat.
TICKETS: VarietySTL.org
Or call 314-720-7704

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