Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Medium Stakes Dress-Up Contest!!

Confess Apparel 8227 Oak Street New Orleans, LA 70118 Contact: Tiffani Sheriff
Oak Street vintage clothing and accessories retailer Confess Apparel is giving back to the community and creating a sense of fun in the heat of the summer with its first annual Medium Stakes Dress-up Contest. The contest will run from August 3rd to August 7th.
Contestants can visit the shop and assemble an outfit, with the majority of the garments and accessories chosen from the inventory. After a photograph is taken, it will be posted to the Confess Apparel Blog ( Online comments, as well as store owner Tiffani Sheriff's eye for style, will determine the winner. The top choice will be given the outfit and appear in a color ad in Gambit, thus ensuring their place as a vintage fashion icon in the city of New Orleans and according them nearly endless bragging rights. One entry per person is permitted.

"I hope we can encourage people to take new risks with their personal style and learn to blend vintage pieces with their everyday wardrobe," Sheriff said.

Sheriff opened the 300-square foot store in January, and it has quickly been established as the place in the city's Uptown for high-fashion, quality clothing from the 1890s-1980s, as well as handbags, scarves, shoes, hat pins, jewelry, original artwork and prints.