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In case you missed last week's episode of So You Wanna Be A Designer with Debbie Jagel and Isaac King, you're going to want to congratulate the winner of this week's black tie charity event challenge - Anna Hovet. Week five's challenge was to "make a piece for a black tie charity event". Each contestant picked a charity and designed a piece for an event their charity would be hosting.
This week Debbie and Isaac brought the remaining contestants, the entire production crew, and stage set to Naperville for a surprise fashion show and charity event benefiting the Northern Illinois Food Bank. Debbie, who is known for her charity work just happened to be hosting "In Your Fashion" a benefit at Bill Jacobs BMW in Naperville at the day before this week's SYWBAD. Guests at the event noshed on bites from Sullivan's participated in a raffle for the use of two BMWs, while models were treated to skincare and hair treatments and were given empty black gift bags symbolizing the the emotions of beneficiaries of the food bank. The event was also used as a pre-show and fitting session for the contestants designs.
The day after during the live stream on Kenmore's Facebook, the four remaining contestants showed the re-tailored designs for second night in a row. Although all gowns were received well by the online audience and the in-studio judges, among whom was Candace Jordan author of Candid Candace. the one contestant who didn't make a dress, but rather a three-piece suit won the challenge. And because everyone is a winner when it comes to helping out others in need, nobody was eliminated for this week's challenge.
· Kenmore [Facebook]