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Fashion in the Ballroom

Fashions from designers with local and regional ties highlighted Fashion in the Ballroom, a Hygienic Art XXXV event Friday night at the Crocker House Ballroom. Designers included; Katey Cusack and Kristin Haddad of MayMac Design Studio and Killustrateit, Annie Nguyen, Iryna Kavalenka, Laughing Cherries and Redfield.

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Models wearing dresses by Annie Nguyen take to the catwalk for a rehearsal prior to the start of the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London. Five local, or regional, designers, showed their lines to a packed ballroom as part of the Hygienic Art XXXV.

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A model wearing a dress by Annie Nguyen stops for photographers at the end of the catwalk during the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.

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A model wearing a dress by Annie Nguyen makes her way down the catwalk during the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.

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Models wearing fashions by Katey Cusak of MayMac Design Studio and Kristin Haddad of Killustrateit wait to take a rehearsal turn on the catwalk prior to the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.

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Alex Lombardi, right, helps model Marie Dirgo with her outfit by Lombardi's girlfriend Katey Cusak of MayMac Design Studio as models wearing dresses by Annie Nguyen take to the catwalk for a rehearsal prior to the start of the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London. Five local, or regional, designers, showed their lines to a packed ballroom as part of the Hygienic Art XXXV.

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Model Haylan Victoria, right, checks her dress before taking a rehearsal stroll down the catwalk in a dress by Annie Nguyen for the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London

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Friends of designer Annie Nhuyen snap photos as models wearing Nguyen's dresses take a rehearsal turn on the catwalk prior to the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.

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A model wearing a dress by Annie Nguyen makes her way down the catwalk during the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.

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Model Haylan Victoria poses at the end of the catwalk in a dress by Annie Nguyen during the Hygienic Art XXXV Fashion in the Ballroom Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 at the Crocker House Ballroom in New London.