The third annual Independent Designer Runway Show kicked off Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection in stylish form. As the culmination of a five-month-long mentorship process, the high-intensity runway show featured the collections of 10 local designers to a sold-out crowd of over 600 fashion enthusiasts. A panel of fashion industry insiders selected Deborah Roberts and her line, Silvae, as the winner of a prize package including a $5,000 cash prize from the Kemper Freeman Family and The Bellevue Collection. Runner up, Jenny Fort and her line, Lu., was recognized with a $1,000 prize.

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