New Designer Debuted at Fashion Show Benefiting Genesis Women’s Shelter

New Designer Debuted at Fashion Show Benefiting Genesis Women’s Shelter

Dallas, TX- June 5, 2017 – Celeste Johnson, a 17-year-old designer, made her debut yesterday at a fashion show benefiting the Genesis Women’s Shelter hosted by Chef Nikky Phinyawatana of Asian Mint.

Over 150 attendees marveled at six of the young designer’s creations. She was invited to participate in the fashion show by Margaret McKoin, CEO of The Time Group and organizer of the event and the show emcee, former NFL player, Super Bowl XLVI Champion, Isaiah Stanback.  Isaiah met Miss Johnson while judging an Incubator competition for the Coppell School District where she presented her business concept.  Her concept was to create a company where women could go online and create their own unique dress that Miss Johnson and her team would custom the dress for that woman’s individual body type. Miss Johnson received a $1,000 gift certificate for services from The Time Group to assist her in launching her brand. 29 models participated in the fashion show from ages 5-60.

Food, Fun, and Fashion

NFL player, Super Bowl XLVI Champion, Isaiah StanbackMany were family members of professional athletes, future Miss Texas contestants, Asian Mint millennials and friends from the community. It was an afternoon of food, fun, and fashion.  The event sponsors included: Host Sponsor-Asian Mint, The Time Group,, Adams Roofing and Construction Company, Steadfast Fitness and Performance, Mary Kay Representatives: Homa B. Ahmed, Debbie Fain, Regina McGhee and Renee Rupon who provided makeup for the models. Desserts were provided by Rush Patisserie and Haute Sweets Patisserie. Photography was provided by Brad and Rikki Dewees of SassyBomb Photography and video by A2Z Creative. Beverages were provided by Freixenet and Tea & Coffee of America. A special thanks to Mr. Tuxedo for providing the men’s and boy’s fashion.

“We were very honored to host the event and help provide support for the Genesis Women’s Shelter. They offer much needed services for women and their children when they need it most,” stated Asian Mint Founder, Nikky Phinyawatana.

For information about the Genesis Women’s Shelter, visit


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