Salem Fashion Show to Benefit Scholarship Effort

Salem Fashion ShowWillamette University and the Salem/Keizer Chapter of the NAACP will sponsor the Thursday, April 15, 46th annual Ebony Fashion Fair "Color Splash" in Smith Auditorium at the University beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $50, $35 and $25 at A Time for Elegance in Salem (503-540-4063) or by calling the Ticket Line at 971-240-3037. Ticket prices include a one-year subscription to Ebony or six months of JET.

"Color Splash," the world's largest traveling fashion show, will travel to approximately 200 cities in the U.S. and Canada and will be viewed by more than 350,000 people before it closes in Montreal in May.

The show features designers such as Bob Mackie, Givenchy, Oscar de la Renta, Hanae Mori, Christian LaCroix and Black designers Antonio Wingfield, Beaulah Cooley, L'Amour, Stephen Burrows and Fusha.

Begun in 1958, the Ebony Fashion Fair has donated more than $49 million to charitable organizations.

To learn more about the show, please visit