Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Focus on fashion this week: Charleston Fashion Week -March 22 - March 26, 2011

Charleston Fashion Week

Following are the runway schedule and ticket info. All events take place under tents in Marion Square:


6-7 p.m.: Style Lounge Pre-Party. The Style Lounge is open until 11 p.m.

7 p.m.: Runway doors open. The runway shows include retailers, featured designers and semifinals for the Emerging Designer Competition: East.


--Today: Retailers: Rapport Fine Clothing and Furs, Copper Penny and Copper Penny Shooz. Featured designers: Barbara Beach and Jamie Lin Snider.

--Wednesday: Retailers: Tommy Bahama and House of Sage. Featured designer: Troubadour.

--Thursday: Retailers: V2V, Palm Avenue, Hampden Clothing. Featured designer: Hunter Dixon.

--Friday: Retailers: Sucker Jeans, Mary Mojo and The Shoe Fairy, BITON, Gwynn's of Mount Pleasant. Featured designer: April Johnston.


Spring Bridal Show: 10:30 a.m., doors open. Cocktail hour until 11:30 a.m. Retailers: YoYo Designs, Modern Trousseau, Charleston Wedding Dress by Alena Fede, Belle Couture Bridal and Kira Elizabeth Designs, White, Maddison Row and Bella Bridesmaid. Featured designer: Heidi Elnora.

Fashion Finale: 7-8 p.m. Style Lounge Pre-Party. The Style Lounge is open until 11 p.m. Runway doors open at 8 p.m. Featured designers: Larika Page and David Yoo. Rock the Runway Model Competition and finals of the Emerging Designer Competition: East.


Today-Thursday: $45 general admission, $75 VIP, which includes a guaranteed seat and one drink.

Friday: $55 general admission, $85 VIP.

Saturday: Spring Bridal Show, $45 general admission, $60 VIP; Fashion Finale, $55 general admission, $95 VIP.

Weekly pass (excludes bridal show): $210 general admission, $325 VIP.

Tickets are available by calling 800-514-ETIX or visiting

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