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!

By thefatandskinnyonfashion

Jai has been helping bring fashion and beauty news to women around the world as the editor of The Fat and Skinny on Fashion for 5 years!

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