A “Fashion By Rail” presentation will take place at the Katy Depot in Sedalia Saturday. Click to hear KMZU’s Chelsea Wade talk with Event Coordinator Linda Hunter.

Linda Hunter

Press Release from The Katy Depot:

Vintage fashion items from the collection of Carolyn Miller, owner of Nostalgia Vintage Apparel, will be on display in the Katy Depot. This display is a reminder of what influenced fashion and how people dressed to travel by rail. “Rail passenger travel changed the lives of Americans in many ways.  American culture seemed to move fast forward, leaving a legacy of fashion trends.”  Some fashions are a part of the year long exhibit, others will be on display the week of April 18.

Fashion By Rail Presentation Sat April 23, 2011   10:30 to 11:30 am

Join us for the ‘Third in a Series” of All Aboard Guest Presentations sponsored by the Historic Katy Depot. Carolyn Miller owner of Nostalgia Vintage Apparel will share her knowledge on what influenced fashion and how people dressed to travel by rail. Adult tickets are $5.  Advance tickets guarantee reserved seating.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Carolyn Miller’s presentation is an educational component of the “ALL ABOARD” exhibit on display until mid December.  Proceeds support the “The Historic Katy Depot”

Design your Easter Bonnet letting your imagination run wild and enter the Easter Bonnet Contest. Men need not be shy and let the ladies show them up. Immediately following the presentation, models wearing their fashion entries will stroll proudly past the judges.  Entries in ladies, men’s and children’s categories are encouraged. Entrants may pre register (no entry fee) prior to April 23.  Registration closes at 11 am that day and Judging is at 11:45.

Fashion parade on the platform following judging, weather permitting.