On Saturday, July 20, I attended the first annual Local Fashion Advantage event by renowned fashion designer Hilton Hollis in Carthage, Mississippi. The proceeds from LFA [Local Fashion Advantage] were donated to The Leake County Foundation and The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi. “My father passed away from complications due to diabetes, so I wanted to give to …

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Hello, my fabulouses! This week’s Weekly Whistle is super special because it includes a precious fashion designer friend of mine, Hilton Hollis.  I attended his Local Fashion Advantage event in Carthage, Mississippi which benefited The Leake County Foundation and The Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi. Shhhh….no more chit chat about the event! I do not want to spoil all of my …

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Renowned fashion designer Hilton Hollis, a proud Mississippi native, was born in Natchez and brought up in Carthage.  He attended elementary school at “The Old School” in Carthage.  When Hilton received word of its possible destruction, he was devastated and knew that he had to do something to help preserve it.  His connections to not …

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