By: Raquel Parks 

Pull out your best dress attire for an evening, dedicated to honoring some of the most well dressed and most stylish individuals in Metro Detroit. Hour Detroit Magazine is hosting its Best Dressed 2012 Celebration and is inviting the public to join in on the fashion party.

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Every year, Hour Detroit Magazine surveys and honors a group of individuals in Detroit with various careers, who have made their mark in the local fashion scene with their sense of style. Many public figures from sports to business have graced the list.

Tom Schoenith, Rhonda Walker, Joseph Saker, and Juliette Okotie-Eboh are a few of the notable figures that have been honored with the title of Hour’s best dressed, over the years.

Hour’s Best Dressed 2012 winners will be revealed in the November issue of the magazine. Hour Magazine has partnered with Art Van furniture and Saks Fifth Avenue to provide an event that not only celebrates fashion but also supports a cause.

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The Hour Detroit Best Dressed 2012 Celebration will be an evening of fine food and fabulous fashion, held in the spacious Art Van Furniture store at 6500 14 Mile Road in Warren, Michigan.

The event will begin with cocktails and appetizers, from 6 to 7 p.m. Afterwards, the Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show will take from 7 to 7:30 p.m., highlighting trendy new pieces and trends. To wrap up the stylish evening, cocktails and deserts will be served from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $100 for general admission and $175 for VIP reserved seating. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Focus: Hope. For more information on Hour Detroit Magazine’s Best Dressed 2012 Celebration and to purchase tickets, visit

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Raquel is a Michigan native with a Bachelors in Journalism from the University of Michigan. She loves fashion and writing about life’s everyday stories. She has written for various local publications that include Dearborn Press & Guide and Detroit Fashion Pages. Raquel also writes for her own local events blog, Metro Diva Pages. You can visit Raquel’s blog at and follow her on Twitter @MetroDivaPages.