Jacksonville Fashion Week to showcase accessories

Annual event kicks off in two weeks

Published On: Mar 17 2013 09:51:30 AM EDT   Updated On: Mar 17 2013 10:21:16 AM EDT
Jacksonville Fashion Week to Showcase Accessories
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

It's time for Jacksonville's biggest fashion event of the year Jacksonville Fashion Week! It's just a few weeks away, and will be held from March 27th through the 30th.

This year there is a new addition, a showcase and shopping experience dedicated especially to accessories. It will be on Thursday, March 28th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00p.m. at Museum. The address is 4160 Boulevard Center Drive. It will feature designers Mel Boteri, Lacey B. Designs,YuZu Zen and Crystal Addiction.

Jacksonville Fashion Week CEO and Founder Tiffany Hager says, "We wanted to incorporate an event that really showcased accessory design because we had been getting a lot of requests just to have a real outlet for that. So we're excited to showcase the accessory designers, we're also going to be featuring accessory vendors in a shopping capacity. It's going to be a real fun interactive event."

It's just one part of an event organizers describe it as a 4-day, multi-event fashion production featuring local, regional, and national designers while partnering with area businesses to benefit a non-profit organization. This year will be the third annual event, and will continue to provide a platform for emerging and established designers to present their collections to local buyers, media, influential fashion professionals and consumers through a series of fashion shows and affiliated events.

JFW seeks to establish Jacksonville as fashion destination in the Southeast and ultimately, by discovering talent, be a major contributor to the industry itself. JFW provides business partners, aspiring models, hair stylists, makeup artists and community members an exciting annual fashion-centric event throughout the Jacksonville metropolitan area.

If you want to experience Jacksonville Fashion Week, you can purchase tickets at www.jaxfashionweek.com