Fashion, Fun, Etc.
Need your fashion fix before Tampa Bay Fashion Week?
Here you’ll find fashionable and fun Tampa Bay area happenings before and after our event.
Our Fashion, Fun, Etc. page shares the must-be-seen-at events in town. If you have a fashion event coming up and want to keep the most trendy and stylish followers in the know, submit your event here and we’ll add it to this Fashion, Fun, Etc. events page!
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
Name of Fashion Show/Event: Rhonda Shear’s Comedy PJ Party
Date: Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013
Location: The Mahaffey Theater (400 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701)
Event Details: Comedienne turned entrepreneur (and fashion designer), Rhonda Shear, invites you to an all new comedy event on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, hosted by the Mahaffey Theater Foundation. Doors open at 7pm and guests are encouraged to grab a drink and browse the over 20 fabulous vendors selling gifts, accessories and fashions in a boutique shopping area. Pajama clad guests will then be ushered into the main theater for an exclusive couture runway fashion show featuring hot local designers and the upcoming season’s most exciting fashions! Rhonda and three other headlining comedians, including Carole Montgomery, Vicki Barbolak and Ludo Vika, plus special guest, Bobby Kelton, bring comedy to the stage in a unique slumber party style show!
This promises to be the comedy event of the year and makes for a great Valentine’s weekend night out!
Fashion Week Tampa Bay fans, use code word FUNNY for $5 OFF per ticket!
Fri & Sat, Feb. 8 & 9, 2013
Name of Fashion Show/Event: Christian Fashion Week
Date: Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013
Location: LSA Hall – 4810 N. Howard Ave. Tampa, FL 33603
Time: Doors open at 5pm, first fashion event starts at 6pm
Event Details: The vision of Christian Fashion Week® is to create the world’s first series of fashion shows and events around the idea of fashion with a Christian worldview, considering Christian values such as modesty, boldness, and true style. We aim to create a viable forum for fashion designers and industry professionals to network and increase awareness of a values-based fashion industry that has always taken a back seat to the world’s more risqué sense of style. Christian Fashion Week® is a mission to stand for dignity on behalf of our communities, families, and fashion consumers. Visit website for more information.
||Christian Fashion Week 2013 “Model4Jesus VIP Reception” will take place the night before the shows Feb 8th, 2013. (Visit website for more information.)
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
Name of Fashion Show/Event: Unmask Your Inner Diva Fashion Show, presented by Saks 5th Avenue and Opera Tampa
Date: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
Location: Saks 5th Avenue in Tampa (Westshore Mall)
Time: 6 PM
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
Name of Fashion Show/Event: Cocoa Couture Fashion Show (The Festival of Chocolate “Yumway”)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
Location: Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)
Time: 3:30 PM
Event Details: On January 19-21, 2013 the Ultimate All-Chocolate Shopping, Interactive and Educational Event will make chocoholics in South Florida feel like a kid in a candy store. Recognized as on of the top 10 Chocolate Festivals in the country, the event features an incredible Vendor Showcase featuring the best local and regional chocolatiers and confection companies; demonstrations by world renown pastry chefs, chocolate and wine pairings; hands-on classes for the home chef; Kids-4-Chocolate workshop; crazy chocolate contests; an adult chocolate clubhouse; chocolate game show stage; live professional chocolate showpiece competition and featuring the Cocoa Couture Fashion Show and Icing on the Cake Accessories Collections on The Festival of Chocolate Yumway.
||As the Showpiece to the Festival of Chocolate, up and coming designers sketch, stitch, sew and eat their way into the creation of cocoa-themed fashions. These designs are candy couture highlighted by creative combinations of candy wrapper in every shape, size and color. Designers are encouraged to indulge their sweetest childhood memories for inspiration for the fashion forward garments.Select Designers were handpicked from numerous submissions to showcase their avant garde creations on the Festival of Chocolate “Yumway”. With exclusive works in the past shows featuring a Resee’s Mermaid Silhouette Cocktail Dress, a Godiva Mini and even an M&M Ball Gown …these chocolate inspired fashions are admired for their art, skill and the number of calories that went into their creation.Fashion experts in the design industry will select their favorite design for Best Cocoa Couture Creation and Festival of Chocolate guests will have the opportunity to choose a Fan Favorite.
The Cocoa Couture Fashion Show is Complimentary with Admission into The Festival of Chocolate. Don’t miss the sweetest runway in Florida.