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Join us for a night of fun and fashion to raise funds for Golden Bear Athletics.

Ticket Sales Close: October 8th, 2022

October 22, 2022
The Resort at Glade Springs
7:30 p.m. VIP reception begins
8:00 p.m. general admission reception begins
8:30 p.m. fashion show
A coffee and dessert reception will follow the show.

This event will raise funds for WVU Tech Athletics and raise awareness of the growth of the textile and apparel innovators in our region. It will feature fashions from global designers as well as West Virginia-based retailers and apparel creators. Community members, alumni and some special guests will serve as models during the fashion show.

This event highlights the ongoing relationships among the University, the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, local businesses and community leaders.

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presenting sponsor 

graphic with NRGRDA logo, HIVE logo and Country Roads Network logo

gold sponsors

Dudding Commercial Development

silver sponsors

bronze sponsors

Compliance, LLC

Littler Mendelson

Paul Mattox, '82 & Elaine Davis,'81

Proforma 3rd Degree Marketing

West Virginia Manufacturers Association

West Virginia Orthopedic Trauma, Inc.

United Bank

FLOR Commercial Team (Runway Sponsor)


Ripley Rader

Ripley Rader Los Angeles Ripley Rader is a brand created for all women to feel as good as they look. Born in 2014 from the founder's personal quest to create the perfect jumpsuit, Ripley Rader has since evolved into a full ready-to-wear brand that encourages women to express their individuality through timeliness silhouettes and softly tailored separates. A modern pioneer of the jumpsuit and RR iconic wide leg pant, Ripley Rader has been featured in Forbes, Vogue and Instyle and garnered a dedicated following of style influencers and celebrities including Amy Schumer, Gigi Hadid and Kate Upton.

Ripley's dedication to make all women feel fabulous is reflected in her brand's inclusive sizing.  Ripley Rader is proudly made in Los Angeles. 

Ripley Rader profile

Ripley, founder and chief creative officer of Ripley Rader, is from Beckley, WV. 

"My job as a designer is to make comfortable clothes women feel strong and powerful wearing." 
- Ripley Rader 

chicka-d and UG Apparel

chicka-d and U G apparel

chicka-d & UG Apparel are founded and owned by Charleston, WV native Nesha Sanghavi, where she serves as CEO. She started her wholesale fashion company in 2010 and has since grown the brand to be in over 2,000 stores across the US. chicka-d & UG Apparel design and manufacture women's apparel for the college, resort and boutique apparel industry.
Nesha Sanghavi profile

The company's mission is to create the most comfortable, coziest, and fashion-forward basics, designed to be part of a woman's everyday lifestyle, with a fresh and exciting approach on the college licensed apparel market. We take pride not only in our teams, but also in the attention to detail that we put into every single piece. Our styles are made of premium fabrics, unique textures and washes, and on-trend colors, paired with unique and edgy graphics.  


Ripley Rader Los Angeles  

Ivor's Trunk

yarid's shoes and accesssories

Reid Miller

chicka-d and U G apparel

Indie Sparrow Boutique

The Resort at Glade Springs

Tony the Tailor

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Backstage support for the show provided by: 

Hair by Bethany Shope