NJ Fashion Show Soiree features SISA designs – Asbury Park Press

The annual Saint Barbara Fashion Show Soiree took place May 2 at The Versailles Ballroom of the Ramada Inn in Toms River. The event raises proceeds for the parish athletic center of Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church in Toms River and for United Way, a nonprofit organization that works to improve education, help people achieve financial stability and promote healthy lives.

Theodora Sergiou was the chairwoman for the event, which was attended by about 165 people. Dinner, dancing and a gift auction followed the fashion show. JTK Entertainment provided entertainment.

Simone Rodrigues, founder of Sisa Designs, presented her “Red Carpet Oscar” and “After Party” collections, according to a news release. Sisa Designs have been presented at Couture Fashion Week Shows in New York City, Miami, San Diego and Las Vegas, according to the release, and have been worn to the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Academy, Grammy and Golden Globe awards shows.

American Highlander of Toms River presented a formal-wear collection. Hamilton Jewelers of Princeton presented their signature jewelry collection. The collections were modeled by Miss New Jersey Teen Pageant winners and participants, church parishioners, and Sergiou, who was named New Jersey Monthly Magazine Leading Woman Entrepreneur Finalist, according to the release.

Next year’s show will take place May 8.

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