The first fashion show fundraiser was held in 2010 at Heritage Place in Lebanon, Tennessee. And while we are coming upon our 12th anniversary fundraiser on November 5, 2022, there have been many, many fashion shows before then. But have you ever wondered who held the very first fashion show?
History of fashion begins sometime in the 19th century. Charles-Frédéric Worth, a pioneer genius of Haute Couture, in which the first models in fashion show history, were not even human.
Born and raised in England, Charles Frederick Worth (1825–1895) became the first world famous French fashion designer. He was also the first to create and employ the principles of design and fashion that would be called “haute couture,” or “high fashion.”