Friday, Sept. 13
Tampa Bay Fashion Week at International Plaza
Location: International Plaza and Bay Street (2223 N. Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33607)
International Plaza & Bay Street kicks off Tampa Bay Fashion Week where you can indulge in new fall fashions, attend fashion workshops, talk one-on-one with fashion stylists, meet nationally acclaimed author/speaker, Jackie Walker, Dillard’s Runway Show at 6:30pm and receive a complimentary Fashion Planner.
Price Tag: FREE to attend, but bring your purse to shop the latest fashions for the season!
Saturday, Sept. 14
Fashion & Bridal Brunch
Location: Piquant Epicure & Cuisine (1633 W Snow Ave, Tampa, Florida 33606)
See a vintage collection of bridal dresses, enjoy a delicious brunch and let’s talk stylish weddings while learning the latest bridal fashion, hair/make-up tips, food and event trends at this Fashion & Bridal brunch from:
- Kate Campbell, Director of Fashion & Retail Management at the Art Institute of Tampa and fashion/retail consultant
- Marie Crane, Marketing Director at Rhonda Shear Intimates (intimate apparel company)
- Monica Varner, Owner/Senior Planner of Elan Event Studio (a premiere wedding & social event planning firm)
- Chef Castro & Chef Rosanna of Piquant Hyde Park
- Steven Anderson, Hair & Make-up Artist with LaPosh Salon
Price Tag: $20
Sunday, Sept. 15
Kid Couture at the Glazer Children’s Museum
Location: Glazer Children’s Museum (110 W. Gasparilla Plaza in downtown Tampa)
Tampa Bay Fashion Week and the Glazer Children’s Museum presents Kid Couture! Grab your cute kids and enjoy some family-friendly fun at the Glazer Children’s Museum. Enjoy fashion workshops, stylish crafts and more!
Price Tag: Free with admission ticket to Glazer Children’s Museum
(You must be accompanied by a child to attend…the kids run this cool event!)
Cocktails & Couture
Time: Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8:30pm
Location: The Ritz Ybor
KEVIN.MURPHY and The RITZ Ybor present COCKTAILS & COUTURE as part of Fashion Week Tampa Bay. COCKTAILS & COUTURE will spotlight a hair & fashion show featuring Tribeca ColorSalon. Guests are encouraged to dress to impress, and will be treated to entertainment by the Bella Danza Dance Collective, singer Anye Cole and more. Proceeds from the event will fully benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation (PCF).
Sponsors of COCKTAILS & COUTURE include KEVIN.MURPHY, The RITZ Ybor, The Radiant Group, Tribeca ColorSalon, Fashion Week Tampa Bay and Square One.
Price Tag: VIP $25 (advance; $35 day of show); General Admission $10 (advance; $15 day of show). VIP Areas & Tables with Bottle Service are available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monday, Sept. 16
Beauty Bar hosted by Working Women of Tampa Bay
Location: The Centre Club (123 S Westshore Blvd #8, Tampa, FL 33609)
Join Tampa Bay Fashion Week and Working Women of Tampa Bay for a fantastic Beauty Bar! Hair stylists, make-up artists and more will share and show the secrets to getting fashion-show ready for Tampa Bay Fashion Week!
Price Tag: $10 for members; $15 for non-members
Tuesday, Sept. 17
History of Fashion at the St. Petersburg Museum of History
Location: St. Petersburg Museum of History (335 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, FL)
Take a step back into time and experience the history of one of the world’s most fascinating professions, featuring…the Underwear Edition!
Beneath every great fashion look through the ages, is an under lying truth…underwear. From the Roman amphitheaters to Lady Gaga, the evolution of underpinnings has shaped the lives of people with a whisper force. Previously unseen fashion comes to the spotlight live on the stage. From the hoop skirts and bustles to we got you covered on this unique stroll through the forbidden fashion of St Pete.
Tickets include appetizers, with a cash bar plus a local deejay!
Price Tag: $25 for General Admission
Wed, Sept. 18
VIP Model Behavior Cocktail Reception
Location: Ocean Prime (2205 N. Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607)
Join us for Tampa Bay Fashion Week’s signature Model Behavior Cocktail Reception in the Blu Lounge at Ocean Prime with featured 2013 designers, sponsors, models and fashion followers. Enjoy complimentary drinks including, Berries & Bubbles, an OP signature cocktail with a fashion twist, plus delicious appetizers, live entertainment from, Allon Sams and raffle prizes!
Price Tag: $85 (This event is typically invite only. We have a limited number of tickets for sale. Tickets will NOT be available at the door!)
Thurs, Sept. 19
Karma: The Shops at Channelside (Pop-Up Shop) Opens Today!
Time: 4-6pm on Thursday for the VIP & Media Preview; 10am-5pm on Friday and Saturday
Location: Channelside Bay Plaza (615 Channelside Drive #108, Tampa, FL 33602)
A one-of-a-kind pop-up shop experience featuring clothing, accessories, and more! Karma: The Shops at Channelside kicks off on Thursday, Sept. 19 with a private VIP & media preview from 4-6pm, and then it’s open to the public on Friday & Saturday.
Price Tag: $35 on Thursday (VIP & Media Preview); FREE on Friday & Saturday
Thurs, Sept. 19, 4-6pm (Media Preview; shopping until 7pm!) *Tickets must be purchased
Fri, Sept. 20, 10am-5pm
Sat, Sept. 21, 10am-5pm
Fashion & Design Day
Location: Multiple locations in the Channel District!
A unique exploration into the world of design, from: fashion, interiors, animation, graphics and more! Click here to see a schedule of activities and here to view the map. Plus, the Flicks & Food Trucks event will be happening and there will be fashion mobile trucks onsite courtesy of Tampa Bay Fashion Week!
6-6:30pm: Design Inspirations at BoConcept
6:30-7pm: Costume Design, A Theatrical Journey from Page to the Stage at BoConcept
7-7:20pm: Innovation and Skateboard Design at Cars at Channelside
6-9pm: Skateboard Design Expo at Cars at Channelside
7-9pm: Redbull Flutag Design & Send-Off at Riley Animation, plus Riley Animations Open Gallery Evening
Price Tag: FREE
Fri, Sept. 20
Designer Runway Shows & FWTB Boutique
Time: Doors Open at 6pm for the FWTB Boutique. Runway shows start at 7pm
Location: Hilton Tampa Downtown (211 N. Tampa St. in Tampa)
Exhibitor boutique featuring local businesses that support a fashion-forward Tampa Bay and runway show from some Tampa Bay and surrounding area’s fashion designers.
- Audrey Pat McGhee
- Elizabeth Racker
- k.hendrix by Kimberly Hendrix
- Lolodaisy by Lorena
- Monstruosite by Dolly Donshey
- Rachana Suri
- Sandra Hagen
- Shear Enterprises by Rhonda Shear
- SW8 Clothing
- International Academy of Design & Technology Student Showcase
VIP Friday Fashion Pass (limited seats available)
Includes one VIP seat to runway shows on Friday, Sept. 20, exclusive VIP Trendsetter Swag Bag, complimentary drinks and exclusive access to the designers and fashions following the completion of runway shows.
Price Tag: $85 (Tickets at the door are $125 pending availability.)
Friday General Admission
Includes general admission seat to runway show on Friday, Sept. 20, plus gift bag (while supplies last). Cash bar.
Price Tag: $40 (Tickets at the door are $65 pending availability.)
Sat, Sept. 21
Blogger Brilliance Conference
Location: Channelside Bay Plaza (615 Channelside Drive #108, Tampa, FL 33602)
Blogger Brilliance will bring together fashion, food, travel and lifestyle bloggers from across the country. This conference is an opportunity for bloggers to learn from experts and seasoned bloggers who will be discussing topics ranging from the effective use of social media tools to branding, while connecting with other bloggers who share a passion for social media and connections.
The schedule includes a fun-packed day of activities, including: panel discussions from experienced bloggers and media, round table discussions with bloggers, exclusive raffle prize drawings, shopping at the Karma: The Shops at Channelside (participant of Tampa Bay Fashion Week), plus a special mixer to wrap up the festivities.
Price Tag: $40