Winston-Salem Fashion Week debuts its 4th Annual Showcase Sept. 29-30
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The City of Arts and Innovation will host a weekend full of all things fashion and design with the Fourth Annual Winston-Salem Fashion Week, presented by Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, on Sept. 29-30, 2018.
While Winston-Salem is already known for the its work in arts and innovation, WSFW founder Nikita Wallace hopes that fashion will become a more integral part of the city’s philosophy.
“It is our aim to not only make an impact by adding to our visual and performing arts culture…but to grow the market and bring awareness to Winston-Salem’s growing fashion and apparel industry,” Wallace said.
This year’s event kicks-off on Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. with an Opening Night reception at the Winston Cup Museum Special Events Center, located at 1355 N. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. in Winston-Salem, where attendees can come meet and greet the designers, models, artists, sponsors and partners for this year’s event. This reception is free and open to the public but we are asking that attendees rsvp on Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/winston-salem-fashion-week-2017-presented-by-wake-forest-innovation-quarter-tickets-36462710950?aff=eac2.
The two-day showcase will be held at the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter Biotech Atrium, located at 575 Patterson Ave. in Winston-Salem, on September 29 and 30. The showcases will feature 11 designers, 4 emerging designers and numerous retailers and boutiques from across North Carolina and the east coast. These designers and retailers will introduce their looks for the 2018 Fall/Winter or Spring/Summer 2019. Showcases are ticketed events.
Celebrity guests include actress Desiree Ross from the Oprah Winfrey Network drama Series Greenleaf, Film Director and Producer Korrine Meier, Entertainer and Host Mo Brown and more.
Winston-Salem Fashion Week is a multicultural community event that is devoted to providing a forum for emerging and existing designers, new and existing boutiques and artists to grow. Showcases provide designers a broad audience of investors, bloggers, fashion influencers and the general community. Since its inception in 2015, the event has grown from seven designers to at least 10 designers and nationwide boutiques and retailers showing interest in the 2018 event.
For more information regarding WSFW or tickets, visit www.wsfashionweek.com.