Thursday, October 3, 2014, the pros of fashion and football gathered at Saks Fifth Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, for the first ever Style Games, developed by Destined for Success in conjunction with Jen Abrams Style. This fashion social supported Philadelphia Eagles player Brad Smiths’ True Foundation.
Upon entry attendees were greeted by Philadelphia Eagles cheerleaders, photogs, and tastes sponsored by Flat Iron Philly and spirits courtesy of Korbel Champagne. It was then time for the games to begin. Introduced by leading man Brad Smith and the evening’s host, Marcus Wiley, players included quarterback Matt Barkley, guard Todd Herremans, wide receiver Riley Cooper, and tight end Zach Ertz, representing the offense. As for the defense, defensive back Brandon Boykin, linebacker Emmanuel Acho and safety Chris Maragos took to the Saks men’s store racks.
The panel of judges was one of great diversity and experience. Celebrity stylists Jen Abrams and Texanna Watts, custom tailor Michael Duru and Philadelphia Inquirer fashion writer, Elizabeth Wellington.
Excitement flowed throughout the men’s department, feedback from both the judges and attendees alike made for a rewarding experience and opportunity to support and celebrate the True Foundation, in its’ eighth year.
“We want to give kids the foundation for their future. To have everyone come out and show support – it means the world”, Smith said as a thank you to attendees.
Brad Smith’s True Foundation works to promote education, discipline, and organized activity for youth in the community. Boys and girls throughout the greater Youngstown area and beyond are able to learn new skills, work on properly performing known skills, and work to carry out organized instructions.