Tampa Bay Fashion Week announces 2013 schedule and participating designers

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(PR NewsChannel) / August 20, 2013 / TAMPA, Fla. 

FWTB_logo_13Tampa Bay Fashion Week has released their schedule for 2013 event taking place Sept. 13-21 at various locations throughout Tampa Bay.

The nine-day event will bring together the Bay region’s fashion industry professionals, followers and fans. The designer line-up this year includes returning designers: Audrey Pat McGhee, k.hendrix by Kimberly Hendrix, Monstruosite by Dolly Donshey, Sandra Hagen, and Shear Enterprises by Rhonda Shear. New featured designers on the Tampa Bay Fashion Week runway are: Elizabeth Racker, Lolodaisy by Lorena, Rachana Suri and SW8 Clothing, plus an exclusive International Academy of Design & Technology Student Showcase featuring students: Alexandra Lin; Carly Edwards; Gwen Everett and Ivette “Gigi” Guerra-Gonzalez.

Attendees of this year’s Tampa Bay Fashion Week will have an opportunity to experience fashion seminars, fashion and design presentations, parties and of course, the exciting runway show on Friday, Sept. 20.

The full event schedule includes the following:

Friday, Sept. 13: International Plaza and Bay Street kicks off Tampa Bay Fashion Week

Saturday, Sept. 14: Fashion & Bridal Brunch at Piquant in Hyde Park

Sunday, Sept. 15: Kid Couture at the Glazer Children’s Museum; Cocktails & Couture at The Ritz Ybor

Monday, Sept. 16: Beauty Bar with Working Women of Tampa Bay at The Centre Club

Tuesday, Sept. 17: History of Fashion at the St. Petersburg Museum of History

Wed, Sept. 18: VIP Model Behavior Cocktail Reception

Thurs, Sept. 19: Fashion & Design Day at the Channel District; Karma: The Shops at Channelside

Fri, Sept. 20: Boutique & Designer Runway Shows (location released online soon!)

Sat, Sept. 21: Blogger Brilliance Conference in Channelside

This year’s Trendsetter Sponsor is Reeves Audi, who will be joined by other participating sponsors including: Andrew Ashton of LaPosh, White Book Agency, International Academy of Design & Technology, DeocaPac Designs, New Identities, International Plaza and Bay Street, Art Institute of Tampa, Lisa Gilmore Design, Glazer Children’s Museum, White Tent Runway, Hint water, Working Women of Tampa Bay, Basomatik, Karma: The Shops at Channelside, PrettyCity, Courtyard, Marriott, Piquant, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, tbt*, 83 Degrees, CNN Latino, Panache Vue, PR News Channel, VERTICAL Tampa Bay, The Jorge Show and Black in the Bay.

Shoes for the Cure, a recycling company dedicated to keeping footwear out of our landfills, and keeping our environment clean for future generations, has been named the 2013 beneficiary for the event along with High Hopes in High Heels, whose mission is to educate and inspire women to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors by spot lighting local charity organizations, providing opportunities to make informed giving decisions and to foster personal and professional development through networking opportunities.

For tickets, full schedule of events and more information about Tampa Bay Fashion Week, please visit: www.fashionweektampabay.com. Follow us on Twitter @tbfashionweek or on Facebook at: facebook.com/tampabayfashionweek

About Tampa Bay Fashion Week

Tampa Bay Fashion Week launched in 2008 with a focus on leveraging the skills and talents of various individuals, and giving back to our communities. The annual event showcases established and emerging fashion and accessories designers from Tampa Bay and surrounding areas, while recognizing that an individual’s sense of style is deeply related to other elements, like the way he/she sees the world we live in and his/her contribution to its overall welfare. Each year Fashion Week Tampa Bay will benefit organizations that are committed to the well-being of and service to our world, our children, our health, our future and our dreams. The week-long event will consist of multiple runway shows, boutique vendor exhibits and fashion-focused activities throughout Tampa Bay. For more information, visit: fashionweektampabay.com.



Nancy Vaughn
Phone: 813.675.9274 ext. 3
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