December 29, 2017

Fashion Designer Rulli Torres Talks About His New Clothing Line

We had a chance to speak with Raul "Rulli" Torres.  His collection went down the NWA Fashion Week runway in November.  Check out the below interview, runway and photo gallery of his new clothing line.  

Rulli Torres Interview Part 1

Rulli Torres Runway

Fashion Designer Chavon Shree Talks About Her New Collection

We had a chance to catch up to Fashion Designer Chavon Shree to talk about her new collection inspired by the African culture. Chavon's collection went down the runway at the NWA Fashion Week runway show in November.  

Chavon is from Springdale, Arkansas and is known for her hand painted and hand dyed material.  This collection carries bold and solid colors mixed in to her hand painted material making it very unique.  This collection featured one of her own drawings she called the "Lioness".  Her collection went down the runway layered with some Native American jewelry from the Museum of Native American History located in Bentonville, Arkansas. Click below to watch interviews, runway and photo gallery of her collection.

Chavon Shree Interview Part 1

Chavon Shree Interview Part 2

Chavon Shree Runway

Chavon Shree Collection Photo Gallery

December 28, 2017

Local Fashion Designer Richard Cotto's New Line Hits The Runway

Local Fashion Designer Richard Cotto (RC) featured his "R-Gene" line at the NWA Fashion Week runway show in November. Cotto was awarded one of the first NWA Fashion Week awards at the November runway show.  Richard won the "Incubator Award". It was for a Arkansas-based designer focused on all original design work that have been shown off at other Fashion Week Events.  Check out Richard Cotto (RC) "R-Gene line going down the runway below and photo gallery.

RC "R-Gene" line Photo Gallery

December 27, 2017

Fashion Designer Felix Bui Talks About His New Line

We had a chance to catch up with local fashion designer Felix Bui at NWA Fashion Week runway show held in Fayetteville in November.  Felix is a from Rogers, Arkansas and enjoys bringing high fashion approach and his inspiration from Paris to Northwest Arkansas fall show.   Check out his interview, runway and photo gallery below.

Felix Bui Interview Part 1

Felix Bui Interview Part 2

Felix Bui Couture Runway walk

December 22, 2017

Happy Holidays!

We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season!  Happy Holidays! from The Arkansas CW & The Arkansas CW Crew powered by McLarty Daniel!

December 20, 2017

Santa is coming to McLarty Daniel

Get ready everyone because Santa is making a special trip to the McLarty Daniel dealerships on Saturday, Dec. 23rd.  Everyone is invited, so take a trip to meet the big guy and see if you have made the nice list! Take a look below to see where Santa will be!

Santa's Schedule:

10 - 11 A.M.
McLarty Daniel Ford 
2609 S Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR.

12 - 1:30 P.M.
McLarty Daniel Chysler, Dodge, Jeep & Ram
2201 SE Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR.

1:30 - 3 P.M.
McLarty Daniel Nissan
2501 SE Moberly Ln, Bentonville, AR.

December 18, 2017

Local Fashion Designer Amy Johnson Talks About Her New Line

We had a chance to catch up to fashion designer Amy Johnson with Aimz Designs.  She has a way with bringing fashion design to everyone no matter who you are, this includes designing for special needs adults and getting them involved with the fashion community.  Amy's line went down the NWA Fashion Week fall runway show in November.  Check out her interview and new line below inspired by the 1940s.

Amy Johnson Interview Part 1   

Amy Johnson Interview Part 2 

Aimz Designs 
NWA Fashion Week runway walk

December 15, 2017

Eureka Born Fashion Designer Rosie Rose Talks About Her New Line "Faces".

We spoke with Eureka born Fashion Designer Rosie Rose about her new line "Faces".  She is famous for her handpainted designs and three dimensional fabric Flowers.  She has a unique retro style. Rosie's new line "Faces" went down November's NWA Fashion Week Runway.  Check out her interview, runway walk and fashion gallery below.

Rosie Rose Interview Part 1

Rosie Rose Interview Part 2

Rosie Rose "Faces" Runway walk

Rosie Rose "Faces" Gallery

December 14, 2017

We had a chance to sit down with Designer Laurie Marshall

We had a chance to sit down with Designer Laurie Marshall about her unique style of designing. She has a way of taking something discarded and unappreciated and making into something useful and very attractive! Laurie had a chance for her line to go down the runway at the NWA Fashion Week runway November 8th.  Check out her interview below along with her runway and photos of her line.

Lauri Marshall interview Part 1

Lauri Marshall interview Part 2

Lauri Marshall Runway

December 13, 2017

Fashion Designer, Cordale Boyd Talks About His New Line.

We had a chance to talk with Fashion Designer Cordale Boyd of Adoskope.  Cordale is a former 2012 Razorback football player who is following his life's dream. In November his line went down the NWA Fashion Week runway during its fall show at the Drake Field in Fayetteville.  We had a chance to take a look at couple of his favorite pieces and talk about his love of designing.  Click below for interview and runway walk plus check out the photo gallery of his line!  

Cordale Boyd Interview Part 1

Cordale Boyd Interview Part 2

Cordale Boyd Interview Part 3

Fashion Designer Cordale Boyd 
Adoskope -NWA Fashion Week Runway Walk 

December 8, 2017

Free Virtual Reality Experience at McLarty Daniel Nissan

We stopped by McLarty Daniel Nissan in Bentonville to check out a new virtual experience.  Lucas Films, Disney and Nissan have partner up to bring you Star Wars: Droid Repair Bay.  It is an immersive experience set in the Star Wars universe.  In this simulation you are tasked with repairing droids from the famous franchise.

There is still time to experience this for yourself.  Just drop by McLarty Daniel in Bentonville anytime between 10 a.m & 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 9th, to try it for yourself.

McLarty Daniel Nissan 
2501 SE Moberly Ln, Bentonville

The Crew Checks out Vista College in Fort Smith

The Crew got the opportunity to talk to staff and students of Vista College in Fort Smith.  We learned about all the opportunities Vista College had to offer to our community.

Vista college is a accredited school with degrees in a wide variety of programs, which include Medical Assistant, Information Technology, Business and HAVC to name a few.  Check out the interviews below!

Interview with Education Director Christina Blymiller

Interview with Business student Dorothy Love

Interview with Medical students Ashley Bair, Joselyn Cervantes and Meagann Stiles

For more information on Vista College click here!

December 5, 2017

The Crew Visits the Promised Land Zoo for their Holiday VIP Tour in Branson Mo

The Crew had a chance to do the holiday VIP tour at the Promised Land Zoo in Branson.  We learned a lot about the animals including reindeer!  We had a chance to be up close with the animals as part of the VIP tour this included getting to feed some of the wildlife from the bus during the light display.  You can also drive through on your own.  Check out a fun clip below of what we experienced while we were there!

This was a great experience and if you would like more information on the Promised Land Zoo in Branson Mo go to

The Crew had a chance to check out Christmas on The Trail Chuckwagon Dinner Show.

While on our trip to Branson we had a chance to experience their holiday shows. We pulled up at the Christmas on the Trail Chuckwagon Dinner Show.  It was a fun adventure being apart of the round up at the Chuck Wagon Dinner Show.  We heard a variety of musical styles and lot fun stories about the trail and we laughed a lot!  Click the video below for more information on the dinner show.

Christmas on the Trail Part 1

Christmas on the Trail Part 2

For more information you can go to

Photo Gallery


We checked out the Culinary and Craft School at Silver Dollar City in Branson

The Crew had a chance to cook up a recipe at the Silver Dollar City's Midwest Living Culinary and Craft School taught by Master Craftsman of Culinary Arts, Debbie Dance Uhrig.  Debbie contributes to the Culinary program development and also teaches cooking classes at the school. They not only teach cooking classes at the school, they do dinner parties and other event related meals.   Click on the video below to find out all the school does and the classes that are available.

Culinary and Craft School Part 1

Culinary and Craft School Part 2

Culinary and Craft School Part 3

For more information on the school go to this link Culinary and Craft School 

Photo Gallery