Atlanta International Fashion Week


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 The 4th annual Atlanta International Fashion Week has doubled its efforts to bridge the gap and connect continents with fashion and entertainment. This year’s event boasts 50 designers, 12 runway shows, 6 Celebrity Events, 4 fashion workshops, 2 trunk shows all in one week. After three consecutive years of bringing some of the biggest names and brightest emerging designers to Atlanta, the Atlanta International Fashion Week has become a spectacular event gaining international notoriety. Beginning in 2007 at Atlanta’s preeminent exposition center, the Georgia World Congress Center for two years then the luxurious Biltmore in 2009, AIFW remains to be at the center point of fashion in Atlanta and the must attend event. AIFW has showcased the catwalk favorites of Calvin Klein, Kenneth Cole, Juicy Couture, Rock & Republic, Sean John, Ed Hardy, Dereon, True Religion, Akademiks, Apple Bottoms, Ecko, Baby Phat, Rocawear, Phat Farm, and many more . Atlanta is slowly becoming an epicenter of fashion with AIFW bringing it to the forefront on a global level. In 2009, AIFW has also produced an international model and designer casting events in cities such as London, Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, bringing out thousands of new models and emerging designers for an opportunity to become apart of this extraordinary event.

Brand Atlanta commends AIFW for its commitment to Atlanta’s fashion and design community as well as its promotion of women’s health issues. Many AIFW events demonstrate the organization’s dedication to economic development and promotion for the city of Atlanta. “This event supports the growth of Atlanta’s local fashion and creative industries,” says Sonya Moste, director of Marketing at ADA and interim marketing executive for Brand Atlanta. “Fashion Week is about economic development and raising Atlanta’s profile.”

“Atlanta International Fashion Week is dedicated to showcasing Atlanta’s elite designers and models in the fashion industry. This week, full of fun-filled events exemplifies your dedication to the economic development for the City of Atlanta. I commend Atlanta International Fashion Week for your commitment to Atlanta’s fashion and design community, says Mayor Shirley Franklin.

With national and international media partners such as the World Fashion TV, Comcast, Six Degrees Magazine and more along with partnerships with countries such as Africa, Canada, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom, AIFW is increasingly growing and will become international must attend fashion show and trade event of the year. AIFW has featured some special events such as an Adidas Celebrity In Store Event with Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic, special appearances by Mychael Knight from Project Runway, Dwight Eubanks of Real Housewives of Atlanta, Frankie from BET’s Frankie & Neffie, and hosts of corporate buyers and industry professionals.

 Atlanta International fashion week  will be better than ever! The dates are July 19th-24th, 2011 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Atlanta. Make sure you follow them on twitter @ATLFASHIONWEEK or find them on facebook!”

Atlanta International fashion week is back and will be better than ever! The dates are July 19th-24th, 2011 at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Atlanta. Make sure you follow on twitter @ATLFASHIONWEEK or find them on on facebook!”

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2 responses to “Atlanta International Fashion Week

  1. Hi I am an accessories designer interested in selling my jewelry in the style lounge. I googled AIFW but only came up with info from 2010. How can I find out about fees, deadlines and application? Sheinata

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