Downtown Orlando Fashion Week
November 3-9, 2013
Downtown Orlando Fashion Week is a week long gathering of local pioneers in the style industry. Fashion designers in the community will have an opportunity to showcase their custom apparel through vendor expos, competitions, modeling, and the main event, Downtown Orlando's Fashion Show featuring men and women's apparel. The week long festivities also seek to bring attention to businesses in the downtown area.
Fashion week consists of 7 days of fashion events.
Wednesday will be the DOFW “Fashion Night Out” Benefit Event for Harbor House of Central Florida. Harbor House is a domestic violence crisis center that provides a safe haven for victims of domestic abuse and their children. The night will help raise money for this organization that provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, and emotional support, legal advocacy, and a 110 bed emergency shelter. The benefit will take place at the Russian Ballet Academy located on Mills Downtown Orlando on Wednesday at 7 pm.
Friday will be the The Young Nation Beauty, Health and Art Shopping Expo from 12 pm - 6:30 pm. This fashion week exposition will feature vendors and retail boutiques dishing out their best products, trends, and fashion tips. Shop for jewelry, make up, purses, shoes and accessories. Receive a makeover or check out product demos. Featuring Fashion Wearable Artist LoNa Lee, Petit Boutique of Sequoia! - a Free demo showcasing high fashion wearable art.
Saturday will be the main event for Downtown Orlando Fashion Week - the Fashion Show. There is an early purchase special with tickets on sale for $20 - $40 with a $1 processing fee. For every ticket purchased, attendees receive a chance to win a 3 day Caribbean Cruise for two.
Throughout the week, from November 3 - 9, the Wall Street Plaza bar Hooch will be the official after party location for the Downtown Orlando Fashion Week. Come by from 8 pm to close for drinks and a good time.
Check back regularly for more info!
Models, sponsors, vendor exhibitors, members of the press, photographers and volunteers should register here.
Photos courtesy of Chris Durosea and Harry Tsang.