With ninety degree plus temperatures daily, many may be of the opinion that it is just too hot and sticky to think about dressing stylishly during the summer months when living anywhere below the Mason-Dixon line. However, for those fashionistas that beg to differ, you will definitely be interested in what’s happening weekly on St. Charles Avenue at TWIST Cocktail, 628 St. Charles Avenue.
Fashion Week New Orleans, the fashion-forward thinking organization that brought a much needed fashion presence to the Crescent City with its first bona fide fashion week this past March is at it again. Since July, FW NOLA has been hosting ‘Fashion with a TWIST’ a summer fashion soirée; showcasing the hottest of the coolest fashion for this summer season; and the fashion frenzy continues through the end of August.
Be part of the fashion scene and among the fashion elite each Wednesday in August; starting at 6pm with the soulful sounds of songsters Robin Barnes followed by fabulous fashions from New Orleans designers and upscale boutiques. And, if that wasn’t enough to please your pallet, enjoy complimentary gourmet appetizers of Mike’s on the Avenue as well as complimentary Ciroc cocktail specials while soaking up the latest styles of the summer. The line-up of for August includes FW NOLA’s Top Design Winner, Alicia Zenobia, designer John Delgadillo with his Cutting Edge Diva Collection, and boutiques Lola, Voluptuous Vixen for the curvy girls and Total Woman. In July, featured weekly were Swim n Sport, So Chic Boutique, Fleur de Paris and designer Alicia Zenobia. And, each week a different glam-squad is in charge of making the models runway beautiful. Handling the hair and makeup needs are Artistocat Salon, Hair Loft, Stardust Salon, Finish Studio, Arthur Severio, and Glenn Mosley. Gotta love the glam-squad and the beauty they create!
What could be better or more fun on a warm summer evening than to have an excuse for dressing stylishly chic and joining other tastemakers in taking in this seasons fashion trends? Well, let’s add that it’s a free event, serving up complimentary hors d’oeuvre and Ciroc apple-tini’s….very tre’ chic!
For more information on Fashion with A TWIST visit Fashion Week New Orleans or Twist Cocktails on facebook.