Tuesday night kicked off the sixth installment of Columbia Fashion Week, previously known as Columbia Style Week. This year, the show will run from June 13-17 with a different theme each night. Tuesday, the series commenced with the Beautiful People Party and the 25 most stylish people in Columbia awards, which were awarded based on popular vote as well as director's choice. If you missed the celebration last night, check out our calendar of events for the remainder of the week here.
Wednesday — Fashion education panel and networking party
A panel of fashion experts and professionals from the Carolinas will host a discussion and educational session regarding all things event production, public relations, hair/makeup and fashion styling. It also allows for interested community members to speak with individuals in the business in order to network and gain insight into the fashion world.
Thursday — Kids Night and Student Designer Night
If you're looking to take your family to fashion week, June 15 is the night to do so. It will feature teenage models walking the runway, as well as showcase student and amateur designers.
Friday — Featured Designers and Retailers
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This evening will showcase collections from Talisha White, LesAnn's Creations, Yasmeen Reeves and many others. There will be two surprise showcases and a final showcase of Machicao Couture.
Saturday — Featured Designers and Retailers
The final night of Columbia Fashion Week will include collections from RIP Designs, DMR Fashion, Entourage Clothing and Gifts, T Michelle Designs and more. It will also include two surprise showcases.
All of the events will take place at the Hampton Room at 1620 Main St. at 7 p.m with doors opening at 6 p.m.