Alexandria, VA, April 20, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- From October 24-28, 2011, thousands of invited guests will descend on the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area as several of the world’s leading fashion designers will showcase their Spring 2012 collections at the Clarendon Ballroom in Arlington, Virginia. The third annual Northern Virginia (NOVA) Fashion Week is a steadily growing fashion event that provides a platform for designers to use in an area that’s coming into its own style capital.
The Clarendon Ballroom will allow NOVA Fashion Week to upgrade its event with a number of production and audio/visual amenities. The ballroom also features a lavish lobby with lounge, space for sponsor suites to welcome guests and other professionals, as well as space for media interviews and press conferences. Andrew Roby, NOVA Fashion Week Executive Director says, “Guests will enjoy the convenience of multiple restaurants, cafes and shops surrounding this new location and they can plan ahead for the excitement that’s in store using our revamped website (novafashionweek.com). The partnership with the Clarendon Ballroom will be an incredible boost to the area and surrounding fashion retailers, restaurants, hotels and others related to the industry.”
During the course of this celebration of fashion, runway shows and events will be presented by student designers and established brands which will be revealed as we near the October show dates.
“With our company and the host committee vigorously working towards our October event, we are extremely happy to present an event of this magnitude and are even more ecstatic from the community response and their request for a fashion week that sets the stage in the Washington area,” said Roby.
Jewell Green, owner of Ashburn, VA-based Posh Couture and NOVA Fashion Week Committee Chairperson states, “I am elated at the opportunity to participate in NOVA Fashion Week. Our goal is to celebrate the industry and its accomplishments in fashion in a very posh way!”
The event kicks off on Monday, October 24th with a VIP cocktail reception and student designer show where proceeds will be donated on behalf of the NOVA Fashion Week Scholarship program in an effort to empower students. NOVA Fashion Week Student Scholarship advances the fashion industry through assisting in the development of individuals who will advance the creativity of fashion by investing in their future.
Media and industry registration opens June 10, 2011. Please visit www.novafashionweek.com to access their registration form. To be included in the official Media and Industry list, all attendees must register before September 16, 2011. Media and industry registration will close October 7, 2011.
About NOVA Fashion Week
Northern Virginia Fashion Week was started by Andrew Roby in an effort to advance the fashion industry within the D.C. Metropolitan area. Noticing the need for a platform in fashion, NOVA Fashion Week was created as an event so that designers and industry professionals could use such an event to connect to ideal constituents. NOVA Fashion Week, through its resources, produces key fashion events to not only influence the fashion industry but improve economic development. As a team of professionals NOVA Fashion Week strives to build a community where designers and professionals are given an opportunity to excel in their craft. NOVA Fashion Week upholds the very essence of fashion and is happy to empower and aid our youth through their journey into fashion.
To learn more about NOVA Fashion Week, visit us at www.novafashionweek.com, become our fan at www.facebook.com/novafashionweek or follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/NovaFashionWeek.
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