High-End Fashion Comes to Brogan Museum

It is only one of it’s kind, and will be here Thursday night. Fashion lovers who didn’t get enough during homecoming can head to The Mary Brogan Museum for some high fashion. 

The museum will be hosting Nino Lettieri’s latest Collection of Haute, 7 p.m. Thursday.

Nino Lettieri is considered a high-end designer from Italy and is well known in the fashion industry. The Brogan Museum will present his Fall/Winter 2011-2012 collection.

Chucha Barber, chief executive officer for The Mary Brogan Museum said this is a new kind of event for the city.

“This is the first time that any show like this is coming to Tallahassee,” said Barber.

The event will begin with Prosecco Aperitivo, a cocktail hour, and will also include Nino Lettieri’s latest Collections of extraordinary wedding gown line.

The background of the event is set to be Italian Contemporary exhibition highlighting artists from Europe. The show has debuted on the Alta Roma runways and is making its way to Tallahassee. From Dubai, to Paris, to Rome, Nino Lettieri’s collection has been on some of the largest runways.

“This show has been to Chicago and Vegas, and other major cities, and now Tallahassee will be added to that list,” said Barber. “This event expected to be a big deal.”

Models from the show will include college students from all over, including students from Tallahassee.

“There is high school student from Wakulla County that will be modeling in the show,” said Aimee Hills-Hayes, Director of Education and Public Programs.

Funds from the event will go to The Mary Brogan Museum to help with the continuous of exhibitions and upcoming events.

Tickets are $75 and doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information on the fashion show, upcoming events and tour contact The Mary Brogan Museum at (850) 513-0700 or visit www.thebrogan.org.