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Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 1 - 8, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 1 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

Preservation Jazz…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Live New Orleans Jazz nightly! more

Southern Decadence…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Southern Decadence started forty one years ago as a simple going-away… more

Hidden Treasures:…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join Friends of the Cabildo as the Louisiana State Museum's impressive… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 2 - 2, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Kinder Garden:…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Sep 2 - 30, 2014
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Standing in the…

Sep 2 - Nov 25, 2014
"Standing in the Shadows (No More)" is a series of narrative quilting… more

Funk Monkey featuring…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us for Funk Monkey featuring members of Bonerama. more

Grammy Award-winning…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 3 - 24, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Lunchbox Lecture -…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
History remembers the American, British and Polish Paratroopers who jumped into… more

The Royal Sonesta's…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans presents the September Round Table Luncheon… more

We Live to Eat Kick…

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
For the first time, this event is open-to-the-public and attendees will be able… more

White Glove Wednesdays

Sep 3 - 3, 2014
It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack in World… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Irvin Mayfield's Jazz…

Sep 4 - 25, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Groovesect Labor Day…

Sep 1 - 1, 2014
Join us for the  Groovesect Labor Day Cookout! more

Fashion Week New Orleans Hosts Poolside Fashion Show at W New Orleans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Emily Schmidt, APR
Complex Marketing Manager | W Hotels of New Orleans
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emily.schmidt@whotels.com

Fashion Week New Orleans Hosts Poolside Fashion Show at W New Orleans
Local Designers and Boutiques Debut Latest Summer Fashions and Trends

WHO: Fashion Week New Orleans and W New Orleans
This event is free and open to the public.

WHAT: "Strut + Swim W Happening" - a poolside fashion presentation featuring local designers and boutiques as well as hair and make-up artists showing off their latest collections, trends, accessories and styles in summer fashions. 

WHEN: 5 - 7 PM

Sunday, August 25 - featuring local designers Kano Branon, Jolie & Elizabeth, Brooke Lynn Wright and NOLA Bikinis by Michele Marcombe and Swim ‘N Sport

Glam Squad - Magnolia Makeup and Tranquil Salon & Spa

WHERE:           333 Poydras Street
                       Rooftop pool on the 4th floor

WHY: Fashion Week New Orleans and W New Orleans are redefining the traditional runway show and bringing the latest fashions poolside with the hottest up-and-coming local designers for the second summer in a row. Take a dip in WET, sip on new cocktail creations and indulge in the newest trends. Hosted by Emcees Chet Pourciau and Chriss Knight, the fashion series will include a DJ, drink specials, giveaways and more. Sponsored by Ciroc Vodka, Planet Beach, The Blow Dry Bar, Magnolia Makeup, Maison de Cheveux and Tranquil Salon & Spa.

HOW: There is no entry fee, but space is limited and will be granted on a first come, first served basis.

For more information about W New Orleans, please visit http://www.wneworleans.com/whappenings. Follow W New Orleans on Twitter and Instagram @whotelsnola and become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wneworleans and Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/whotelsnola

About W New Orleans

Located just steps from the French Quarter in the heart of downtown New Orleans, W New Orleans is close to shopping, Harrah's Casino and the Warehouse District. The property boasts 410 guest rooms including 22 suites and over 13,000 square feet of meeting space. Delight in Zoë, featuring innovative New Orleans cuisine; workout in SWEAT, the fully equipped fitness center; lounge in a cabana at WET, the rooftop pool overlooking downtown New Orleans; or sip a cocktail at Rande Gerber's Whiskey Blue, one of the hippest bars in the city. For more information, visit www.wneworleans.com

About Fashion Week New Orleans

Inspired by Fashion Week NYC, and Louisiana's rich diverse culture, Fashion Week New Orleans' goal is to showcase the talents and collection of the Gulf Coast region's emerging fashion designers and boutiques. Fashion Week New Orleans produces an annual event which celebrates all things fashionable in a weeklong event, giving designers, retailers, hair and makeup artist a platform to display their talent in a series of runway shows, fashion events and exhibitions. The organization's goal is build awareness, broaden and cultivate relationships between designers, boutiques and consumers.  For more information, visit www.fashionweeknola.com

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