Marion Square, downtown Charleston, South Carolina
Founded in 2007,
Charleston Fashion Week continues to celebrate the
local design community from boutique owners and emerging local
talent to Charleston's fashionable elite and visitors alike.
Echoing Bryant Park's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, towering tents in
downtown Charleston's Marion Square will hosts the five-day fate.
More than 100 models walk the 48-foot runway in collections from
local talent and nationally renowned design houses. A make-up tent,
accessories lounge, photographer pit, and VIP area complete the
space where more than 6,000 guests are expected for CFW 2009.
nine emerging designers collections and more than 30 participating
local retailers featuring their high-end wares, the shows will
preview the best of spring and fall 2009 ready-to-wear collections.
High profile designers and industry authorities will lend their
expertise by emceeing the runway shows, judging the design
competition and hosting the Finale Gala.