Three Fairfield County businesses have teamed up to present the second annual Fashion Forward fund-raiser fashion show on Thursday, Oct. 11, 7 p.m., at CronArt USA Gallery, 31 Church Lane, in Westport. The sponsoring businesses are Blue Star Bazaar, Melly Bonita - Stella & Dot Independent Stylist, and Whip Salon.
The fashion show will feature local models with proceeds from ticket sales and raffles benefitting the Kwei family. Issy Kwei, a 12-year-old Wilton resident, is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor that was was diagnosed and surgically removed in July. She is now receiving chemotherapy treatment. Issy is expected to make a full recovery, however, faces months of medical treatments and rehabilitation to help regain mobility and speech functions.