For two weeks in September, shopping in Orlando gets the full runway treatment with trendy fashions from famous brand names like Salvatore Ferragamo, Armani and Neiman Marcus. Top designers flaunt their latest fashions; students sample their skills and guests at the Mall at Millenia get a sneak peek at the hottest trends of the season at the 10th Annual Fashion Week, September 17 through September 24, 2015.
This year's event features six runway shows open to the public, a variety of in-store events and activities, as well as a ticketed brunch to benefit the charitable organization, Runway To Hope. Each event is packed with tips and previews of the newest must-have trends of the season from brands and retailers for every style and budget.
Here is a preview of all of the activities not to miss:
Thursday, September 17 through Thursday, September 24 - Fashionable Week of in-store activities, as available, open to the public.
From personal shopping and gifts with purchase to champagne and desserts, The Mall at Millenia retailers have compiled a variety of in-store activities. The full blown schedule offers something for everyone!
Thursday, September 17th - 6:00 p.m. - Neiman Marcus' Fall Trend Report
Fashion Week kicks off with the latest in designer fashion as Neiman Marcus celebrates the art of Fall Trends through an exclusive Fashion Presentation.
Presented in The Mall at Millenia's Grand Court. Invited guests with limited seating available to the public.
Friday, September 18th - 7:00 p.m. - Emerging Designs by Sanford-Brown College Orlando
Experience a fashionable collection from local up and coming fashion designers from the Sanford-Brown College Orlando. Hosted by Lauren Rowe, these designs, personally created for The Mall at Millenia Fashion Week will have you in awe of Orlando's Fashion talent.
Presented in The Mall at Millenia's Grand Court. Open to The Public.
Saturday, September 19th - 7:30 a.m. - Bloomingdale's The Makeup Event
Bloomingdale's has set aside a morning for an exclusive runway showcase of the must-know trends in lips, eyes and skincare. Guests will enjoy one-on-ones with expert makeup artists, and take home a limited-edition travel bags with some of Bloomingdale's favorite samples.
Presented in the Bloomingdale's Court at The Mall at Millenia. Invitation-Only Event.
Saturday, September 19th - 2:00 p.m. -Fashion For All Runway Show hosted by Lauren Thompson, TV Personality
The 10th Annual Fashion Week continues as The Mall at Millenia's best-in-class retailers astound guests with the latest in Fall fashion. From chic leggings to mid drift workout tanks, watch the hot new trend of athleisure come to life on the runway, showcasing a few of our stylishly sporty retailers. Following the show, find your favorite look off the runway and enjoy a full day of fashionable in-store events.
Presented in The Mall at Millenia's Grand Court. Open to The Public
Sunday, September 20th - 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Fall Collection Spotlight and Brunch Benefitting Runway to Hope hosted by Laura Brown, Executive Editor of Harper's BAZAAR
Combining philanthropy and fashion in a one of a kind Fall Collection Spotlight presentation to benefit Runway To Hope, guests will enjoy a phenomenal champagne brunch while being entertained with the latest trends from the world's most recognized brands. All Funds generated from the event benefit Runway To Hope and additional fundraising events will further benefit the charity through in-store activities and special incentives offered by participating luxury retailers. Visit www.runwaytohope.org to purchase tickets and for additional information.
Presented in The Mall at Millenia's Grand Court. (Ticketed Event)
Thursday, September 24th - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Fashion's Night In
Wrapping up the 10th Annual Fashion Week, The Mall at Millenia concludes with Fashion's Night In, a private reception and fashion forward presentation of favorite Mall at Millenia brands. Bringing this stylish week to an end, after the show, guests will be able to enjoy in-store activities and shop their favorite trends to be show-ready for the weekend.