Yes! You read that right! The Bronx will have its first ever Fashion Week this year. From September 5th to 7th, the Bronx will be in full on strut mode as the Andrew Freedman Home is home to fashion shows, networking events, and expos during the 3 day long event-which is right in the middle of NY Fashion Week. Here’s the scoop:
- On all 3 days of the event there will be a Business Expo from 10AM to 4PM where various vendors will be showcasing their works alongside community based organizations.
- VIP Networking event will be held from 5:30PM to 6:30PM on each day of this event.
- Fashion Runway Show from 7:00PM to 9PM on all 3 days as well.
Bronx Fashion Week will be showcasing collections from styles such as Avant Garde, Casual Wear, and Couture and will be hosted and emceed by the following individuals:
AVANT GARDE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH, 7PM – 9PM – JO LANCE
Avant Garde collection on Friday, September 5th will be hosted by Jo Lance, a creative art director and photographer as well as one of the panel judges for Mexico’s Next Top Model. On this evening VH1 will be present filming an episode for the reality show, Mob Wives.
CASUAL WEAR: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH, 7PM – 9PM – QURRAT ANN KADWANIThe Casual Wear collection on Saturday, September 6th will be hosted by Bronx born and bred Qurrat Ann Kadwani, a multi-talented actress and model who is currently starring in her own one woman show and is the FIRST South Asian Female to have an off-Broadway show.
COUTURE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH, 7PM – 9PM – BARON AMBROSIA
BEST OF THE ‘X’ SKATEBOARD COMPETITION TO BE HELD DURING BRONX FASHION WEEK
On Saturday, September 6th during the second day of Bronx Fashion Week, we’ll be hosting a Skateboard competition!
Categories will be as follows:
Best Ollie On Flat
Best Trick Off Steps
Game of S.K.A.T.E
Registration for the competition is from 9AM – 12PM on that day. Practice runs will be held from 10AM – 12PM and the competition itself will start at 1PM and end at 4PM.
Wait! If you catch it in time, there is a special GROUPON DEAL HERE you can get tickets for 50% percent off.
For more information, visit http://bronxfw.com and don’t forget to show support for our first ever Bronx Fashion Week!