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New Fashion Design Event Aims To Make Virginia A Fashion Capitol

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New York, London, Paris and… Richmond, Virginia? A new event named Fashion Design and Art Week (FDAW) aims to significantly boost Virginia’s fashion market and establish Virginia as a new center for innovation in fashion design.

The three-day event, hosted by Beauty by Destinee’ from January 14-16, 2016, will feature a runway show and special presentations featuring collections from both established and emerging fashion designers with ties to Virginia. You may also want to check out FDAW’s Fashion Lounge and Expo; featuring art, fashion designs/products, textiles and an assortment of accessories.

A highlight of FDAW will be the inaugural FDAW Awards, including the 2016 Fashion Designer of the Year Award, The 2016 Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year Award. along with “3″ Catwalk Slayer awards. All award winners will be chosen by a select panel of judges, with the latter being awarded to models displaying the best overall runway presence during the event.

A social hour/meet and greet and a “Fashion Biz Series” of talks aims to bridge the gap between designers, buyers, consumers and members of the media, by facilitating dialogue with key players in the East Coast fashion/arts industries.

FDAW founder says “FDAW promises to showcase the best in fashion design and art that Virginia has to offer. It will also be a platform for designers to maximize their exposure within and beyond their industry networks, as well as open gateways for more business opportunities.”

FDAW will choose a beneficiary each year within a local charity, with 50% of all proceeds going to the Virginia native non-profit Gray Haven. The event also aims to place a special awareness on breast cancer.

For more information on Fashion Design and Art Week, contact Tammi or Alex at [email protected]

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Fashion Design and Art Week (FDAW) is a 3-day fashion event contending an extensive boost to Virginia’s fashion market, with the ultimate goal of building Virginia as a new fashion Capitol. FDAW bridges the gap between buyers, consumers and members of the media/press to view upcoming collections from VA (and around the world) native designers. FDAW leads the way with initiatives that supports, strengthens and develops the fashion industry. Exceeding the runway, this annual event provides a physical platform that’s gradually repositioning fashion as a useful tool for commerce and creativity in Virginia.

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Contact Info:
Tammi James
Fashion Design and Art Week
[email protected]

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    • nubwaxer

      New Fashion Design Event Aims To Make Virginia A Fashion Capitol
      capitol is a building like the US capitol building in our capital of washington d.c. FAIL




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