The Dewitt Creativity Group is a united effort on behalf of the creatively-minded students at DHS to ensure continued innovation and expression in all forms.

Urban Renewal Fashion Show

Urban Renewal is the premiere fashion event of 2016 in Lansing! This event by the Michigan Creativity Group will showcase the apparel of local established and emerging designers from The Runway (fashion business incubator) and Lansing Community College's Fashion program. The Michigan Creativity Group is pleased to present Lansing Area high school students will model fantastic designs. After the fashion show, there will be TED style talks from the designers discussing their experiences establishing themselves in the fashion industry. Any individuals interested in starting up an apparel line or helping to build the industry in the Lansing area will not want to miss this amazing event! Urban Renewal Fashion Gala: Uniting and Celebrating Local Talent in the Lansing Region will be held at the Runway in Lansing (300 South Washington Square, Suite 100 in the Knapp's Centre) at 6:00 (doors open) through 8:00 PM. Cost is free! Please contact Meleena Herring for additional information: Meleenamarie@aol.com.

The following designers/procurers participated in the Urban Renewal Fasion Gala:

Robert Montalvo: Lionblood Clothing

Rebecca Clark and TJ Duckett: District Eleven

Jonathan Arias: Modern Cut Apparel (Population Dynamo)

Spence Sowulewski: Vintage Looks

Kaitlin Slack: Bad Latitude

Lauren Olson: Remark Clothing


The event was attended by 60-70 individuals and was very well received. Many thanks to the following individuals:

Meleena Herring

Jeff Croley

Jason LaFay

Michigan Creativity Group

DeWitt Creativity Group

Student Models

Student Volunteers

Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP, Inc.)

Lansing Community College Fashion Program

The Runway

Sara Parkinson