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2013 Style Exhibition Brings Fashion Designers From Around The US

Style Exhibition

This weekend was the sixth annual Style Exhibition. The Style Exhibition is a local fashion event put on by 3 Jay Productions every spring which showcases fashion designers from all over the country. The first night is a networking mixer, and then the last two nights are full of fashion shows. This was my third time attending the events, and I have written about it in the past. Because I have seen the event improve every year, I was really excited to see the designers that they had showing during the two nights of fashion shows.

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Style Exhibition 2011

Another event that I went to last week was the Style Exhibition. It was put on by 3Jay Productions here in Columbia, SC. It was a three day event, but I could only attend one day. I went to the networking event expecting to meet some of the designers who were showing in the fashion show the next day. I got to meet two of them and speak with some vendors.

michi knitwear

Michi Knitwear

The two designers I met were Valeri Reaves from MyMyApparel and Michele Walden from Michi Knitwear. Both designers make straight and plus sizes, so you know I got excited when I heard that. Both designers were also wearing their wares, so check out the post pictures for a looksee. I also met Gloria Qualls who makes Earth 2 Earth natural beauty products from scratch.


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USC Fashion Week and the Style Exhibition Come to Columbia

Check out this week’s local fashion events!

USC Fashion Week:

Monday, April 11, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Russell House patio — Kick-off event.

Tuesday, April 12, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., Greene Street in front of Russell House and the Darla Moore School of Business patio. — Bagel breakfast, bake sale and clothing drive benefiting SisterCare, a local organization that gives aid to battered women and children.

Wednesday, April 13, 7 p.m., Public Health Research Building auditorium — Fashion Symposium, featuring Jess James, creator of Style Swap, a fashion-accesory exchange at which attendees bring an item of clothing and accessory to the event and exchange them for other items.

Thursday, April 14, 6 p.m. – doors open, 7 p.m. – fashion show, 701 Whaley St. — 2011 USC Fashion Week Fashion Show.

Tickets to the fashion show are $7 in advance and $10 at the event. Beginning at 6 p.m. and during intermission, attendees may browse booths and purchase merchandise from retailers not included in the show.

USC Fashion Week features items from retail stores Bohemian, LaRoque, Brittons, M Boutique, Van Jean, DeLibel Boutique, Handpicked, Just The Thing and designer Laura McCall.

The USC Fashion Board is an organization of students from all majors and backgrounds with a common interest in fashion. The board meets weekly to discuss fashion through history and fashion show reviews and to hear guest speakers from every facet of the industry. The board also plans community outreach projects and events to promote local retail businesses.

For more information on USC Fashion Week, contact Melody Burdette, Fashion Board vice president for promotions, at 404-406-2050.


Style Exhibition:

Thursday, April 14, 2011

“Pre-Show Party” at MODA Lounge, Doors Open at 10:00pm. 920 Lady Street, Columbia, SC 29210    Admission: $5-Ladies/$10-Fellas  (VIP Available)  Dress Code: Fashion Forward; No T-shirts, Ball caps, or sneakers allowed fellas.

Friday, April 15, 2011

“Happy Hour Networking Social” sponsored by The Solomon Law Group. Held at the Hospitality House, 1510 Canal Drive, Columbia, SC 29210 Admission is FREE so be prepared to connect with others in your field & be certain to have business cards in tow!

Saturday, April 16, 2011

“Über-Hawt” Finale Showcase held at the SC Archive & History Center, 8301 Parklane Road  Columbia, SC 29223   Doors open at 6:30pm, Admission: $20   Attire: Stylish & Fashionable  This will be a grand display featuring our participating designers. *Please Note: Only authorized press & photographers will be allowed to take photos during the event.*

Saturday, April 16, 2011

“After-Glow” held at Mr. B’s, 3128 Two Notch Rd., Columbia SC  29204 Admission: FREE before 10pm.  End the night with us during a signature toast to a successful event!