The furry-fabulous fashion event which is produced by the Grady High School UrbanCouture (UC) Senior Designers will take place this Friday, January 21st at 7pm in the school's gymnasium.
The evening features celebrities, NFL sports stars, philanthropists and pups strutting the designs of the UC students. The show is a benefit fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support, PALS.
A fur-ocious silent auction kicks off the festivities at 5:30 and enjoy lite bites from Dennis Dean Catering while making your bid or grabbing a seat. Doggies on the Catwalk starts at 7pm.
Let's meet the models, designers and some of the 4-legged, tail-waggin' furry angels:
Lets begin with Braxton. As you can see, he's already a model. In this picture, Braxton was posing for rockstar photographer, Richie Arpino. Braxton also holds the coveted title of the PALS Spokespet, 2010-11. He'll be modeling with Atlanta Falcons Brian Finneran.
My heart melts with this one! Buddy, a sweet Golden Retriever, shares a tender moment with his kitty friend. Buddy will be sashaying along side Marian Goldberg.
Chayil's Woman of the Year, Lisa Rayner Tush and her designer Willame Boling.
11Alive's Evelyn Mims discusses her design with Senior Designer Olivia Roorbach.
Jalesa Reid takes Dennis Dean's measurements.
Dennis' precious Fiona!
David Bufkin describes his fabulous design to Marian Goldberg.
Stephanie Davis Smith approves her design with Mary Sommerville. With the show date change, Stephanie found herself with a scheduling conflict and had to postpone her modeling career for next year's show. V-103's Elle Duncan, who is totally gorgeous will be working the catwalk with Mary's (re)design! HOT!
Sweet Barnabus the French Bull pup... he's a growing boy at just 11 months old and will be debuting on the catwalk with Rashan Ali.
Q100's Jenn Hobby was modeling with her doggie Carolina, both in frocks by Becca Daniels, until the weather had it's way with Atlanta last week. Jenn had a conflict with the date change and was disappointed she couldn't reschedule. But no worries because V-103's Rashan Ali will sizzle on the catwalk with her design by Becca.
Richelle Carey of HLN meets with her designer Rakhety Livingston. They agree on a silky and chic design - with a whole lot of sexy!
Hi! I'm Stella. I'm not really a reindeer. I'm a 3lb Chihuahua, rescued from a puppy mill and I'll be sporting a flirty silk frock to match the beautiful Richelle Carey.
Reginald Walker in his first meeting with design duo (l-r) Anisha Patel and Lindy Menefe. He likes his look; they nailed his style!
Look at that sweet little face! Allie and Reginald will be a perfect match.
Anisha and Lindy with their next client, Atlanta Magazine's super star, Rich Eldredge! Rich is a great supporter whose been writing about the Doggies show since the beginning, four years ago. It was about time we got him on the catwalk! Sashay-Shantay!
And the call it puppy love! Her name is Ella, a 12-week German Shorthaired Pointer. Precious! Ella is modeling with Rich. Think she'll steal the spotlight?
The all too Pinktabulous Tammie Reed of Talkingwithtami.com speaks with her designer Timothy Bennett. He even wore a pink measuring tape for her!
One of the best graphic designers in Atlanta and one of the most charitable people as well, the gorgeous Ellen Harden has her measurements taken by Kayla Banes.
D. Muscio Fine Jewelry owner, Dawn Muscio and her small pony Duncan. Well, he's not really a pony, but a 165lb Great Dane! Duncan is a sweet as he is large and will be escorting Ellen Harden. And just in case Ellen's stilettos don't cooperate with Duncan's strut, super hot male model Adam Gates will accompany them... not a bad deal... Here's Adam...
This is sweet, young London. A beautiful Standard Poodle whose already made her appointment at Canine House of Style for a day of beauty. London will be modeling with Jenni Lubo in a design by Annie Griffin.
This is Chief. He will undoubtedbly be groomed to show quality perfection by his dad, Canine House of Style owner, Barry. Chief is a Standard Poodle champion and will be escorting Lisa Rayner Tush.
Senior Designer, Maiya Daniels, tape measure in hand, shows Atlanta Falcons Coy Wire the look she has created for him. Coy came in for a final fitting yesterday and he's ready to rock that runway!
Senior Designer Asha Haki-Tyler measures Brian Finneran's bicep.
The always gorgeous Michaeline Roland, sees eye to eye with Anisha and Lindy on her design for the show. Sexy & sassy!
Shep gets his measurements taken and is happy strut the catwalk with 'Collective' mom Michaeline.
What about this little one! Cosmo is about a year old and he's a lover. Cosmo and Evelyn Mims will model together.