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Photo Credit: Robin Kettner Studios | Designer Credit: Katie Pray Designs Photo Credit: Douglas Liebig of OE Pro Photo | Designer Credit: Kim Vanyo for Khymanyo Studio
Photo Credit: Cindy Schultz | Designer Credit: House of Lady Button
2012 Proctors Theatre Show | Designer: Katie Pray Designs | Photo Copyright: Robin Kettner Studios | (SIDE) Top: Kim Vanyo | Bottom: House of Lady Button

2012 Proctors Theater Show

Electric City Couture Show was at Our Home Base for the 3rd Annual May Show
May 18. 2012 at 8:00 PM | Proctors Theatre | Schenectady, New York

In conjunction with the 5th anniversary of Schenectady Art Night, Electric City Couture and Proctors Theater was proud to present the 3rd Annual Electric City Couture Fashion Show featuring up and coming Regional fashion designers in a pure Runway Experience. The evenings activities included showcasing Signature Collections as well as a fashion competition for the Best of Broadway category. Lead designers included show founder Joleen Button and Katie Pray, both of regional fame. Laura LaFrate, finalist in America's Next Top Model (Cycle 18) made guest appearance as a judge for the Best on Broadway Competition and rocked the runway for House of Lady Button Designs.

As a result of this show, Kim Vanyo of Khymanyo Studio's line Kimism was picked up by Circles in Stuyvesant Plaza.

Additional designers showcased at the event include:

Joleen Button of House of Lady Button
LaKeshia Motley of KaNarri Designs
Jessyka Neitzel and Danielle Breitenbach
Kristina Collins Clothing
Kim Vanyo of Khymanyo Studio
Jenn Dugan for Jen's Creative Outlet
Sarah Roberts
and Christine Marshall

Danielle Breitenbach
WINNER! Best on Broadway | Based off the Broadway Production of 'The Lion King'

Erika Kline

RUNNER UP! | Best on Broadway | Based off the Broadway Production of 'WICKED'

Our emcee was the amazing Marisa Jacques of YNN!


It Takes a Village

A Special Thanks to the Show Team!

Corey Aldrich: Show Co-Producer
Joleen Button
: Show Co-Producer

Katie Pray: Senior Designer | Headline
: House DJ
Cindy Schultz: House Photographer
Robin Alexandria Kettner-Zebrowski: House Photographer

Rana Ransom Fayez and "Q": Gift Bag Oversight
Drew Suto of Dutch Masterson Designs: Guest VJ
Lori Lepage: Guest Runway Coach


Laura LaFrate: America's Top Model Finalist
Richard Lovrich: Marketing Director at Proctors Theatre & Cap Rep Theater
Laura Shoemaker
: Albany Talent Representative | International Model
Kim Vanyo
: Fashion and Costume Designer
Tommy Watkins: Regional Artist and Designer

All the Models, Volunteers, Boutiques that participated, we love you all!

Sponsorship Matters!

A Special Thanks to Those Who's Generosity Made This Show Possible

In addition to the Electric City Couture Team and volunteers our Sponsors really made a dramatic impact that allowed us to make this show possible on short notice. We appreciate your support!

Show Producers

Corey Aldrich | 2440 Design Studio
Joleen Button Designs

Headline Sponsors

Proctors Theatre | Philip Morris | Richard Lovrich
OE Pro Photo | Douglas Liebig
Albany Talent | James Pentaudi | Laura Shoemaker
YNN | Marisa Jacques | | Julie Chapman | Matt DeSarle and the YNN Technical Staff

Fashion Director Level

Symetry Hair Design Studio | Marilyn Antoinette
Gina Camaj Salon and Spa
Philippe Bevan Beauty Lounge and Studio
Living Out Loud

Fashion Producer Level

Stiletto Salon
Cool Cat Entertainment

Fashion Lovers Level

Chocolate Gecko | Terra Statton
Shenise Productions
| Bob Shenise
Touch of Class Limo
Ashley Mishook | Hair and Make Up Artist
Melissia Bailey | Make Up Artist
Ruth Dollery | Make Up Artist
Eve Spector | Hair and Make Up Artist
Alison Michael | Stella and Dott Stylist
Nickie Pollacek and the Proctors Technical Staff, Stage People and Crew

Special Mention

Sephora in Colonie Center Mall
Elegant Esthetics
Art Night Schenectady | Mitch Messmore
Natalie Sillery of Saratoga Trunk
Steph Pettit of The Old Daley Inn
Robert Rensom and the Staff at Ambition Cafe
Arthene LaValley
Erin Storm
KC Orcutt

Photo Credit: Patrick Dodson l | Designer Credit: Gamakache Black Photo Credit: Doug Mitchell | Designer Credit: Kristina Collins Clothing Photo Credit: Cindy Schultz | Designer Credit: e ko logic Photo Credit: Marc Roseburg | Designer Credit: Kim Vanyo's Kimism Skirt Line Photo Credit: Doug Liebig for OEProPhoto | Designer Credit: Kim Vanyo for Khymanyo Photo Credit: Marc Roseburg | Designer Credit: Kim Vanyo's Kimism Skirt Line Photo Credit: Doug Liebig for OEProPhoto | Designer Credit: Kim Vanyo for Khymanyo