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Date posted: 09/10/2011
Clear the Runway for Style Week Orange County!
It’s back-to-school season, and that means it’s time to see the newest fashion trends! Orange County will be hosting Style Week Orange County from September 30 to October 8 at the Irvine Spectrum Center and Fashion Island in Newport Beach. At Style Week, you can expect to see dozens of runway shows, fashion festivities, cooking demonstrations and in-store events along with many fashion divas.
Style Week kicks off September 30 with Project Runway alumni and red carpet celebrity Nick Verreos emceeing “Rack Rave”, a fashion carnival with amateur modeling, interactive events, giveaways and shopping incentives. New this year is “Restaurant Rave,” spotlighting new restaurants coming to the Irvine Spectrum Center such as Paul Martin’s American Bistro, Capital Seafood and Wood Ranch BBQ and Grill. The event will be hosted by celebrity chef and radio host Jamie Gwen. Food samples will be available.
On Friday, October 7, as part of the Runway Presentations, Giant Wheel Court will host the Cadillac Competition where designers will compete with creations based on Cadillac car designs. Afterwards, the Contemporary Collection will showcase the hottest new trends from surf, sport and action brands. The day ends with Spectrum Collection with designs from Macy’s, Nordstrom and other retailers.
Throughout the week Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum Center will have fashion shows and host designer appearances, samples, giveaways and special promotions throughout the week. You can take a sneak peak at 2012’s spring trends by visiting the Style Week website here. They include tailored, metal, white, nautical, bright colors and bold prints.
So if you have an eye for great fashion, don’t miss this year’s Style Week Orange County. Maybe you’ll discover next year’s hottest trend there!
Date: Friday, September 30 to Saturday, October 8
Times: 10am to 6pm most days, 9pm after parties
Location: Irvine Spectrum Center & Fashion Island
71 Fortune Drive, Irvine, CA 92618
401 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
For more information, please visit www.styleweekoc.com.