Join us for Trash 2 Trends, an evening of recycled
fashion, as local artists and designers send their looks down the
Saturday, February 1, 2014
7:30 - 11 p.m.
This fundraiser for Keep Orlando Beautiful, Inc seeks
to bring the fashion and art world together with the environmental
community to promote sustainability in an innovative way. Local
designers and artists will be creating looks from items headed to the
landfill or recycling facility.
Doug Ba'auser is your host and emcee for the
Doug has been performing in the Orlando area for over 30 years. He has
worked at virtually every theater and theme park in the local area, he
has toured the U.S. in several shows and performed with The Orlando
Opera Company. Doug is also a master puppeteer and even had a brief
(but very painful) stint as a mime. Orlando radio audiences know him as
part of the popular Movie
Wanzie and Doug.
Carry, a native Texan, graduated with both an undergraduate and
graduate degree in Finance from the University of Texas - Austin. Moving
to New York City, he worked in the banking and finance industry for
several years. While in NYC, Carry was also the Executive Director of
the Miss Manhattan America Pageant that produced three straight Miss New
York winners! His banking career relocated him to Orlando in 1988 where
he became the Executive Director of the Miss Winter Park America
Pageant. He has judged extensively in the Miss America and Miss USA
Pageant Systems. Since 1990, Carry has been the co-owner of Regalia
Magnificent Apparel, in Orlando, and has wardrobed local, state,
national and international contestants in the pageant arena, including
twenty consecutive Miss Florida winners and five Miss America winners!
With his pageant knowledge, he has appeared on I-Village Live, Tiara
Girls and Say Yes to The Dress, and even had a Proclamation from the
City of Orlando as "Regalia Day" due to the success of his business and
it's impact on Orlando. In his spare time, with his partner David, Carry
volunteers for the Mid-Florida Sheltie Rescue and the Hope and Help
Center of Central Florida.
Flora Maria Garcia
Flora Maria the reins as president and CEO of United Arts of
Central Florida a little more than a year ago but has worked in the
nonprofit art sector for over 30 years. With degrees in fine arts and
modern languages, she spent the first decade of her career working with
business people and trying to foster relationships and broker deals. But
she realized that she needed to be able to better speak their language.
Despite having two small children under the age of 5, she went back to
school for an intensive double degreeóMasterís in business
administration and arts administration.
From Real Radio 104.1 and the Philips Phile
Judges will be selecting three winners; Top Design,
Avant Garde and Most Wearable. There will also be an audience