Virginia young women light up runway at unique fashion show

Several weeks ago, the small town of Woodstock, Va., became the capital of the fashion world. The New York glitterati might not have noticed, but I did. For a few hours on a picturesque Saturday afternoon in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, a nondescript gymnasium served as the epicenter of true beauty.

The occasion was an unusual fashion show hosted by young women in the local congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They were joined by friends from Front Royal, Va., and Charlestown and Harpers Ferry, W. Va.

In the interest of full disclosure, the idea came from my best friend and one of my all-time favorite people: Kodi Wright. But after attending the event, I would have written this column even if my wife hadn’t been involved; the experience was that powerful.

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