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Published on March 19th, 2016 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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FLORENCE FASHION WEEK® COMES TO DOWNTOWN FLORENCE

Florence, SC – From April 14th to 17th Florence Fashion Week will present a diverse mix of designers and exceptional boutiques in the heart of Downtown Florence. Cynthia Ladies Fine Apparel will open Florence Fashion Week in the Art & Fashion Opening Reception featuring at collaborative presentation of artwork inspired by the latest in spring style trends.

The inaugural celebration of Florence Fashion Week will feature a great wealth of local talent promoting beauty and fashion businesses as an integral part of the Florence lifestyle. “Fashion Week highlights entrepreneurs and what they’re creating, and has attracted the interest of regional designers who are looking to connect authentically with a Florence audience,” said event organizer, Felicia Orr. The Feature Designer Runway Shows will showcase mini-collections of 8 independent designers.

The latter part of the event will ignite the entrepreneurial spirit by showcasing local boutiques on the runway including Blush, Brandi’s on College, Butler’s Fine Men’s Clothing, Flirt Boutique, Heyward & Hannah, Kick & Flare, Mainstream Boutique, Pieces, So-Lace Boutique, and The Pink Hanger. The event wraps up with a finale runway presentation of bridal, black-tie, & special occasions attire that will also provide a boutique-like experience featuring best-in-class vendors of special event services.

Orr says, “The accessibility and variety of events allow the public to engage the week on many levels: experiencing a show, shopping sales by participating sponsors, boutiques and vendors, joining in the many festivities around Downtown Florence, or following Florence Fashion Week on social media through the event hashtag, #FWFLO.”

Event schedule:

Thursday, April 14, 7PM, Art & Fashion Opening Reception, Florence County Museum

Friday, April 15, 6PM, Feature Designer Runway Show, Florence Little Theatre

Saturday, April 16, 11AM-5PM, Boutique Runway Show & Vendor Market, Waters Building

Sunday, April 17, 4PM, Feature Designer Runway Show & Bridal Event, Victors & Hotel Florence

Event sponsors include Victor’s, Kenneth Shuler Schools of Cosmetology, Cynthia Apparel & Shoes, SHE Magazine, Hotel Florence, Florence Downtown Development Corporation, The Tim Smith Salon, Raldex, Pieces, and School of Dance Arts.

For tickets and more information visit: www.florencefashionweek.com.

Facebook: Florence Fashion Week

Instagram: @FLOfashionweek

Twitter: @FLOfashionweek

 

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