New York, Paris, Milan and…San Diego? Yes, you can add this beach town to the list of top fashion destinations thanks to some up-and-coming designers, hip boutiques sprouting up across neighborhoods and the return of Fashion Week San Diego.
Launched in 2008, Fashion Week San Diego celebrates San Diego style with a bevy of events ranging from runway shows to trunk shows and mixers with designers. Don’t miss these events that are sure to prove that there’s much more to San Diego’s style than flip-flops and board shorts:
The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
This chic event at the newly remodeled W Hotel in downtown San Diego will feature commissioned original artworks inspired by San Diego’s style, complimentary desserts and the premier screening of a mini-documentary about Fashion Week San Diego.
Fashion Week San Diego Runways Show & After Party
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Held at the Hard Rock Hotel, this event offers more than just a chance to see the fabulous collections from featured designers. Guests can live out their Project Runway judging fantasies by voting for their favorite designer of the evening. The audience will be able to score designers’ creations on wearability, creativity, and overall production. The designer with the highest score will be awarded a business package to help launch their line.
Fashion Week San Diego Trunk Show
Sunday, October 7, 2012
If the runway show got you inspired to update your own wardrobe, the trunk show offers a chance to view and purchase the designs you just saw on the runway the previous night. In addition to the Fashion Week San Diego designers, other local boutiques, designers and beauty companies will offer plenty of stylish shopping opportunities.
For a complete list of Fashion Week San Diego events, visit fashionweeksd.com.