FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Emily Schmidt, APR
Complex Marketing Manager | W Hotels of New Orleans
t 504 207 5030| f 504 568 9312| c 504 253 0729
Fashion Week New Orleans Hosts Poolside Fashion Show
at W New Orleans
Local Designers and Boutiques Debut Latest Summer Fashions and Trends
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
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