Charleston Fashion Week
Cannon Green is excited to be a restaurant partner of Charleston Fashion Week 2015. Make your reservation for dinner or Sunday Brunch at Cannon Green while in town for the city’s most stylish event! We’ve worked with our sister property Zero George to pull together some highlights of this year’s event:
Taking place March 17-21, Charleston Fashion Week 2015 is a five-night celebration of all things style. With a plethora of talented designers and over 35 runway shows this year, Fashion Week is sure to be a success. In addition to the runways, chic after-parties, and interactive entertainment, CFW also hosts the Rock the Runway Model Competition, casting a national spotlight on up-and-coming models. Past winners have gone on to sign exclusive modeling contracts with some of the top agencies world wide, further securing CFW’s reputation as one of the premier fashion weeks in North America. Get dressed to the nines, grab some cocktails, and strut over to Historic Downtown Charleston to enjoy the fashion week festivities!
This years designer panel consists of several creative duos. We’ve summarized their savvy looks into a couple words to help you choose which ones to watch.
Andie Enomoto and Taylor Kaclik: Brooklyn, New York. Women’s RTW. one-of-a-kind patterns & uptown funk.
Bernadette Jeudy and Roxanne Walton: Spring Valley, NY. Men’s RTW. rejuvenated prep.
Sarah Hazel Cannon and Rachel Cole Cannon: Raleigh, NC. Women’s RTW. Posh night-out.
Daniel Velasco and Ryan Workman: Savannah Georgia. Evening. Swanky gowns.
Johannah Hickey and Orea Guthrie: Savannah Georgia. Women’s RTW. Simple shapes with subtle hipster vibes.
Julie Le and Sean Mueller: Raleigh, North Carolina. Women’s RTW. Sophisticated mod.
Fashion week is more than just catwalks! In addition to the runway shows, there will be a deluxe Style Lounge where guests can shop for a wide-range of clothing and accessories throughout the event. Each day, the Style Lounge will showcase items from handfuls of different designers.
Some of the featured brands not to miss:
#1. Bluegrass Belts: Premium, saddle quality bridle leather belts with monogrammed brass nameplates. High-quality products handmade in Kentucky.
#2: Zass Design: Mother-daughter designer duo of sustainable jewelry. Great if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind funky statement piece!
#3: DeClare Cakes: Who doesn’t love divinely delicious sweet treats?
Zero-in on fashion pannel member, Fern Mallis
In order to judge some of the hottest upcoming designers and models, one needs to have an impressive fashionista resume. As the founder of New York Fashion Week in 1993, international fashion and design consultant Fern Mallis definitely has the prerequisites. After the success of Mallis’ work in introducing America to fashion week with 7th on Sixth Productions, she became Senior VP of IMG Fashion. In this role she headed-up fashion weeks in Miami, Berlin, Moscow, Sydney, and other places around the globe. In 2010, Mallis left IMG to start her own fashion and design consultantcy, Fern Mallis LLC. Throughout her career, Mallis has been quoted on various shows including America’s Next Top Model and Project Runway. Mallis also a hosts a weekly program with NYC’s world-class cultural center 92nd St and Y. In her program Fashion Icons w/ Fern Mallis, conversations have been had with some of the most iconic names in the industry including: Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Mar Jacobs, Vera Wang and a handful of others.
Photo credits (left to right)
(row 1) Larry Monteith, Jonathan Balliett
(row 2) Charlotte Elizabeth, Charlotte Elizabeth, Larry Monteith