The D.C. fashion scene comes more alive during the month of September. Washington D.C. will be holding Fashion Week. DCFW (D.C. Fashion Week) will run from September 19-25 2011. Many industry professionals, including designers, photographers, modeling agencies, and film producers, will be participating at DCFW.
DCFW will host many events from fashion shows to industry networking parties. D.C. will kickoff Fashion Week on September 19, with a reception party. The venue of this event is still to be decided, however admission will be free.
The DCFW runways will feature international collections by talented designers. On September 25, the Embassy of France will be hosting a fashion show featuring international couture collections. Tickets to the event start at $60 to $150. This event is only one of many events that will bring an international twist of style to the Washingtonian public.
Tickets to DCFW are currently on sale on the official website. The price of a ticket depends on the event you would like to attend as well as the level you would like to attend as, for instance, there are tickets available for the VIP level. Ticket prices are ranging from $25-$150 and some events a free to attend. Now is the time to buy your ticket, for these prices are a great deal for an event like this.
What is interesting to note is that DCFW falls right around the same time as Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York (September 8-15), which a fashion capital of the world. Although DCFW is a much smaller scaled event compared to NY Fashion Week, it allows for the public to see D.C.’s growing potential in the fashion industry.
For more detailed information about volunteer opportunities, a schedule of events, and ticket sales, you may visit the official website: http://dcfashionweek.org/dcfw/. And remember to dress your best to DCFW, because you just don’t know who you will run into at the D.C. runway.