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Bald, Beautiful, & Bold Benefit Fashion Show

Carolyn Phillips

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

Bald, Beautiful, & Bold Benefit Fashion Show

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission Apr 1, 2018 $25.00 $3.45
VIP Apr 1, 2018 $35.00 $4.01
Vendors Apr 1, 2018 $100.00 $7.62
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Artdromeda Baltimore presents a closing reception and the Bald, Beautiful, & Bold Benefit Fashion Show to benefit Alyscia Cunningham's film "I Am More Than My Hair".

Carolyn Phillips, a professional model and participant of this project, graciously offered to create this fashion show as a bald awareness campaign as well as a fundraiser for Cunningham’s documentary film, “I Am More Than My Hair”.

"I Am More Than My Hair", a two-part project, is a documentary film and coffee table book that includes stories of women who’ve experienced hair loss and dives into the connection of their emotions in relation to the media’s portrayal of beauty standards. In addition to your ticket purchase, you can also make a tax-deductible donation by visiting -

Hosted by Atartus Jenkins, The Bald, Beautiful, & Bold Fashion Show will be an elegant event that takes place at the 1925 historic Montgomery Ward Warehouse Building and former Retail Store. The show will feature bald female, male, and children models in support of our bald awareness cause. We will feature eight amazing designers that will present unique creations. We will also have vendors and artists to add to our unique and diverse experience.

Our designers are:

Ola Raphael for Ola Raphael Designs

Donna Henderson for Flowerbaum

Aristotle Bovier for Bouvier's Creations

Simone Ashley for Simone's Designs

Carissa Bernard for d'Kultered Kunsepts

Londa Msanii for Designs by Londa Msanii

Xavier Shariff for Xavier Furs International

12 year old Samalie Kabenge


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Learn more about our Host and Celebrity Guests:

Atartus Jenkins is a former male model and currently a commentator/host for fashion shows.

Our Celebrity Model is Hope Chioma.  She is popularly known as HOPEZ and has supported fashion for a cure in Texas.  HOPEZ has a clothing line and has received several fashion awards, including Runway Model of the Year 2016, Celebrity Model of the Year 2015, Double Icon Model of the Year 2017, and Humanitarian Model Of the Year 2017.  She had walked in shows in Africa and New York Fashion Week and is the founder of Africa for Peace.  Contact HOPEZ at

Our Celebrity Blogger is April Clark, CEO and Fashion and Style Expert.

Arue Medley, owner of Arue's Bodyguard Service, providing professional, comprehensive, discreet bodyguard services to exclusive professionals, businesses, and residential settings.  Arue has established himself as a valuable resource in the executive protection field.  He is licensed and certified in New York and and beyond.  He has extensive training in close quarter combat, shooting, and advanced preparation.  Contact Arue at

Erica Strong, Author, Business Owner, Celebrity Stylist, Life Coach, and Motivational Speaker.  She is the author of the book, "Love Strong, Stand Strong, Finish Strong".  WIth over 20 years of styling experience, Erica has served as an educator for a major hair care system, worked as a lead stylist for Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week, and Head of Hair for various feature films, and worked with producers/directors such as Kim Fields, Tyler Perry, Tommy Ford, and James Kicklighter.  Visit Erica's website  at

Nora Bonds, Singer/Model and Talent Agent from Temple Hills, MD.  Nora spent most of her adult life in Operations Management for public transit services in the DC metro area before starting her own Talent Agency (Only Talent Management) in 2014.  Nora knows what truly drives conversions, sold out events, ans consistent returning clients.  Nora has helped clients land coverage in many well known publications and offers a wide range of programs and services.  Contact Nora at or go to

April Clark, CEO and Fashion and Style Expert.  April was named one of the 25 most stylish people in the triangle area by Carolina Style Magazine.  Contact April at


What is the dress code for the show?

There is no requirement. We like to say it will be fashionable to "dress to impress".


What time does the Fashion Show start?

Doors open for guest at 3:00pm for shopping with vendors, Red Carpet Event, get a beverage, and early seating. The show will run from 4:00pm sharp until 7:00pm. There will be a brief intermission halfway through the show. The venue will close at 8pm.


What does the VIP ticket provide?

The VIP ticket reserves you premium seating with the best view. You will probably be seen in the pictures and videos taken during the show.


Are there vendor tables available for the show?

Contact Joan Smith or Wain Jenkins for vendor table availability. We do not want to duplicate vendor products. The cost of the vendor tables are $100.00 and are available on this site under "tickets".


How can I be a Sponsor for the show?



Will there be alcohol beverages served at the show?

We will not be serving alcoholic beverages. We will have non-alcoholic beverages for the guest and staff.


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

There are no age limit restrictions.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

There is ample free parking at for guests. However, there's a short walk up to the venue from the parking lot. Handicapped may want to be dropped off at the entrance door, prior to parking your vehicle.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact Joan Smith at or Wain Jenkins at or 301-219-9811


Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes, your ticket can be used by whoever the bearer is at the door of the event.


How many designers will be presenting?

We are expecting to showcase 8 designers with women’s, men's and children’s designs, including a furier and an exotic jewelry designer.


How many models will be modeling?

There will be approximately 10 male models and 10 female models.


Can I model for the show?

We have been recruiting models (males at least 5'-11" and females at least 5'-7"). models must currently be bald.

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1800 Washington Blvd

Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Carolyn Phillips

Carolyn Phillips is a 66-year old model with 25 years of professional experience. Retired from Howard County 911 for over 30 years, Carolyn now works for ATAPCO in downtown Baltimore and is also a part-time Model. She has graced the runway for Stomp the Runway for Autism, Delta Fashion Show, FBI Fashion Show, Super Bowl Fashion Show and many more. Years ago, Carolyn voluntarily chose to cut her hair, but later in life, blood pressure medication caused her hair loss. Despite Carolyn's experience, she confidently walks the runway knowing she is, without a doubt, beautiful in her own skin.

Alyscia Cunningham is an entrepreneur, photographer and author who has contributed to the Smithsonian, National Geographic, Discovery Channel and AOL.Cunningham self-published Feminine Transitions: A Photographic Celebration of Natural Beauty and is currently working on her second book and documentary titled I Am More Than My Hair. Both are social-change photography projects. To learn more about Alyscia visit

Thanks to our 5K Sponsor, The Umbrella Syndicate. TUS amplifies good causes, good people, and good messages. We are a Social Media Marketing company that offers a suite of services that help people and businesses gain better exposure.

Docs In Progress is the Fiscal Sponsor of Cunningham's film. Docs is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which gives individuals tools to tell stories through documentary film to educate, inspire, and transform the way people view their world.

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