Copley Place, a premiere Simon mall, announces it will host two exciting fashion elements during Boston Fashion Week 2011: a “New Faces” fashion display featuring work by select up-and-coming designers and a “Fall into Fashion” event with the Smiling Stiletto Shoe Club. Copley’s Center Court will become a fashionista’s playground as it plays a central role during Boston’s city-wide fashion extravaganza September 22-30.
“Boston Fashion Week is such an exhilarating time around the city, and we are excited to bring new elements to the scene this year,” said Debora Konig, Director of Marketing for Copley Place. “We’re proud to be able to spotlight some of Boston’s most talented designers and partner with the fashion-forward shoe club, Smiling Stiletto. We look forward to being the central location during Boston Fashion Week once again this fall,” she added.
Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is Boston’s most distinctive shopping destination with 75 fabulous boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., Jimmy Choo, Intimacy, Tourneau, Salvatore Ferragamo, Porsche Design, David Yurman, A|X Armani Exchange, Louis Vuitton, Emporio Armani, Hugo Boss, Christian Dior, Burberry and BCBGMAXAZRIA. A dazzling mixed-use complex, Copley Place is a concept unlike any other in the Boston area. The upscale center includes two levels of shopping, restaurants, four office buildings, 1,400 parking spaces and two hotels, The Westin Hotel and The Boston Marriott Copley Place.
On display in Center Court September 26 – 30
Copley Place will shine a light on exclusive creations by five designers selected by Fashion Group International of Boston and Boston Fashion Week as the “New Faces” who will be showcased during Boston Fashion Week, based on their creative vision, professionalism and potential. The public is invited to take in looks by the following designers*, which will be on display in Center Court for free and public viewing during Boston Fashion Week:
- Karina Bresnahan
- Georgannette Chatterley
- Mishal Kizilbash
- Christine Lam
- Candice Wu
“Fall into Fashion”
Thursday, September 22, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Slip into your favorite fall styles and kick off Boston Fashion Week with Smiling Stiletto’s “Fall into Fashion” runway event Thursday, September 22 at Center Court in Copley Place hosted by Lisa Donovan of Kiss 108’s Matty in the Morning. Fashions from stores such as Banana Republic, bebe, BCBG, Cache, Elie Tahari, Karen Millen, Shoe Woo and Tumi will be featured in the runway fashion show. Models will show off hair by Aveda and makeup by Neiman Marcus while they strut their stuff to music by DJ Eric Moreira.
Tickets are $20 each and include complimentary Skinnygirl margaritas, Cameron Hughes wine, Hint Water, and hors d’ oeuvres by Legal Sea Foods, Sweet M’s Bake Shop and Cabot Cheese. Each attendee will receive a gift bag and a chance to win a fabulous prize in a “best shoe” competition. Ticket proceeds will be donated to Project Smile, a non -profit organization helping children who are victims of traumatic events, and the Simon Youth Foundation. Attendees are encouraged to dress to impress and enjoy a front row seat to the hottest trends this season all available at Copley Place. Tickets are available at http://ow.ly/6d0u1.
In addition to the these fashion elements, Copley Place retailers will offer a variety of deals, promotions and special offers as part of Boston Fashion Week’s “Boston Fashion Trail.”