DesignConnect Dress for 2050

DesignConnect, a nonprofit organization that pairs creative mentors with students from the Detroit Public Schools Community District to help prepare them for college, hosted Dress for 2050, a gala benefitting Detroit youth, on Saturday, Nov. 13, at the College for Creative Studies’ Taubman Center in Detroit’s New Center. The futuristic fashion gala featured a strolling dinner, premium wine, a fashion contest, along with auctions, raffles, and a live performance. Creative work done by Detroit high school students who participate in DesignConnect programs was on display, as well as work by CCS students. // Photographs by Christine MJ Hathaway