Tampa Bay Fashion Week returns in 2022! Now in its 15th year, the annual event celebrates the unique look and style of the bay area’s fashion scene. The event, as in past years, welcomes a diverse range of talented designers to the Tampa Bay area to showcase their fashions for boutique owners and consumers, as well as for local, regional, and national retail buyers.
Creativity and artistry will be on display September 21–27 during the high-energy week of fashion, with opportunities for local businesses, aspiring models, and members of the community to participate and enjoy. A model casting call, announced on Instagram and Facebook, is set for Saturday, August 27, with more details to follow.
Featured designers include:
Alicia Calero: Tampa Bay Fashion Week describes Alicia Calero’s signature styles as “sophisticated and aspirational.” These are fashions “for the modern professional woman, invoking strength and passion” in the women who we wear them. (Left her work at recent New York Fashion Week)
Cheyvonne® by Armeysheia McNeal: The Cheyvonne® line offers “fashion-forward and size-inclusive” designs, including swimsuits and ready-to-wear fashions. En’Satiable LLC, a Florida-based fashion and style company, is parent company to Cheyvonne®.
Elizabeth Carson Racker: ECR Designs “seeks out the fashion forward, bold woman who’s not afraid to stand out.” The label’s key message is to “push the level of luxury, while also providing a since of ease & comfort.”
Urban Native by Erik Wise: Urban Native fashions incorporate authentic fabrics and products that are produced and/or sourced from Africa. The company maintains a fashion house in both Lagos, Nigeria, and Florida.
Jaylani’s Boutique by Jomy Enid: Jomy Enid, named 2017 “Designer of the Year” by Brand Model Magazine, specializes in children’s wear. Her handmade clothing and accessories for girls vary from “everyday wear through red carpet couture.”
Rhonda Shear: A former beauty queen and Hollywood actress, Rhonda designs Intimate wear that encourages women to accentuate their physical attributes. Her fashions cater to women sizes XS to 3X.
Keep your eye on the Tampa Bay Fashion Week website for upcoming news, schedule, and ticket info. Sponsorships are available. Current sponsors include J.Thor Productions, White/Book Agency, Vū, Mocha in the Morning, The Shoppes at Bayshore, WayPointeTPA, 83 degrees, Working Women of Tampa Bay, DJ Lady Shay – Kitty Gang, and Mico White.
You can also stay up to date with all things #TBFashionWeek by signing up for email updates on the event’s home page: www.fashionweektampabay.com. For another great fashion show check this out. Content written by Dianna Graveman for Destination Tampa Bay™. Photos for editorial purposes only-all right reserved.
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