Chattanooga, Tenn. --- To celebrate the art of fashion and to showcase the designs of a renowned designer and Chattanooga native, the Chattanooga African American Museum is hosting Design of a Decade: The House That Reco Built . The exhibit will include sketches, photographs, and clothing designed by Chattanooga ’s Reco Chapple, owner of House of Chapple located in Atlanta , Georgia .
Design of a Decade: The House That Reco Built will open with a fashion show on Sunday, July 27 at the Chattanooga African American Museum. Acclaimed Ebony Fashion Fair models will showcase Chapple’s clothing line. Tickets for the fashion show are $15 in advance and $20 at the door and may be purchased by calling, The House of Chapple at (404) 433-1272.
The exhibit, Design of a Decade: The House that Reco Built will be on exhibition through October 24. Visitors can tour this fashion exhibit as well as other stimulating exhibits at the Chattanooga African American Museum Monday through Friday between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. or on Saturdays from Noon to 4 pm . General admission is $5, $3 for senior citizens and students and $2 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. To obtain additional information, please call (423) 266-8658 or visit http://www.caamhistory.com/.