Charlotte NC Fashion Week

Charlotte NC Fashion Week
Samantha Busch, wife of NASCAR all-star Kyle Busch, to host Charlotte NC Fashion Week 2011

Well, folks, it's official. Tomorrow means the start of Charlotte's 4th annual Charlotte NC Fashion Week. Mayor Anthony Foxx has even declared it in print. If you didn't get your fill at Fashion's Night Out on the 8th, you'll want to plant yourself in your favorite pumps at the Epicentre's Pavillion September 21-24. Here's the skinny on what each day of the shindig, hosted by Samantha Busch, wife of NASCAR all-star Kyle Busch, holds:

Wednesday, September 21:

  • Kick-off Fundraiser, benefitting the American Cancer Society, and VIP Press Reception Cure by Design Program (at the Hotel Sierra on 435 E. Trade St)
  • 5pm-6pm -gifting suite sponsored by JIREH Communications Group
  • 6pm-10pm Cocktail reception, meet the designers 
  • *Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and special NBA /NFL/ NASCAR-repping guest

Thursday, September 22:

  • Charlotte NC Fashion Week Boutique and Emerging Designer Show
  • Red Carpet VIP Press Reception@ SUITE 210 E. Trade St 6pm-7pm 
  • 7:30 pm-Featured Boutiques and Designers (Gap Kids-South Park, Belle Ville Boutique, Nitsa's Apparel-South Park,  Saks OFF5TH, among others) (on the Pavilion at the Epicentre)

Friday, September 23:

  • 12pm-5pm-Shop-n-Sip at the Epicentre's Revolution and Belle Ville to the tune of music and taste of complimentary wine and champagne
  • Charlotte NC Fashion Week Emerging Designer Show
  • 6-7 pm-Red Carpet VIP Press Reception (@ SUITE 210 E. Trade St)
  • 7:30 pm-Featured Designers on the Pavilion (Alice Andrews Designs; Anarke Jeans BT.2 Designs Group;  Navy & Pearls MEW Designs; Olivia Kole Company; Julkee Fashions; Tsvety Fashion)
  • *Special guest performer:  Pop Songstress K-Riss

Saturday, September 24:

  • Charlotte NC Fashion Week Emerging Designer Fashion Show
  • 6-7 pm-Red Carpet VIP Press Reception (@ SUITE 210 E. Trade St)
  • 7:30 pm-Featured Emerging Designers on the Pavillion (Janie G. Couture;  Huckle & Gatsby;  Nelson Arrington;  Bill Evans; Eleanor Morgan; Alana B. Couture; Cory Couture

Click here for ticket offers and prices.

And you won't want to miss the after-parties, duh. For the dish on what to do after hours, see what our expert nightlife blogger, Jarvis Holliday, suggests.

Categories: Charlotte Shop Talk