On February 27th 2016, 5th Annual Gran Gala Dominicana was held on The Press Room, downtown Phoenix. This Gala was organized by Bella Q Dance Studio’s owner Denise. Event was filled with the tastemakers, trendsetters and influencers in the Latino community, locally, nationally and internationally. Guests include well-known athletes from MLB, and NBA, local national international guests, celebrities and community leaders of the Phoenix.
Followed by red carpet runway, the guest enjoyed cocktail receptions, silent auction, ballroom dinner and live entertainment. This year, Alfredo Griffin, currently the first-base coach for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in MLB and the Estrellas Orientales (Eastern Stars) in his native Dominican Republic’s Winter League were awarded with the “5th Annual Gran Gala Dominicana Excellence Award.”
Founder of Bella Q Dance Studio and organizer of Gran Gala Dominicana.
Alis Fashion Design sponsored the representative of this event with our one of a kind couture evening gowns. Bespoke designer Lana Gerimovich also attended her custom designed gold sequin evening gown with side slit.
Ketonya Bankston from Style Stalkers gave a glam on designer Lana, as well as hairstyle done by Shimon Mattox. Ketonya was wearing one of a kind animal print evening dress neckline trimmed with beads ornaments. She stunned in this gown complimenting her curves perfectly! We love how Ketonya rocked in this gown from our collection!
Designer Lana and client Stacy. She is so gorgeous!
Vanessa Santiago wore our one of a kind red sequin evening dress with ruffle. She is stunning in this fishtail couture dress!
Assistant of this event Esmeralda Munguia wore our high neck one-of-a-kind evening gown with gold choker. Gold sheer fabric blend with blue sophisticated beading over in the skirt.
Model Maria was wearing one of a kind brown ruffle empire waisted evening dress with black sequin belt. Gorgeous 3D rosette fabric truly gave a couture look.
We are so honored to be a part of this fantastic gala event, Gran Gala Dominicana with our custom couture gowns from the collection designed by Lana Gerimovich. Huge thanks to organizer Denis for making this amazingly fun, gorgeous event happened! Special thanks to Style Stalkers team members Ketonya and Shimmon for professional glam on our bespoke designer Lana Gerimovich! Great appreciation to Photographer Elena Thornton for capturing the moments beautifully!