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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 30 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 30 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

George Porter Jr. Trio

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring George… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 30 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 30 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 30 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

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

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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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