fashionHey Tampa Bay, Alex here to remind all of you that Tampa Bay Fashion Week is coming up this month!

Fashion Week will be taking place September 20- 24, 2011.

Fashion Week celebrates the fashion scene in The Bay Area, while showcasing Tampa Bay's unique style. This event brings talented fashion and accessories designers to The Bay Area to showcase their work for local and national retail buyers, boutique owners and consumers.

Fashion Week Schedule of Events:

Tuesday, September 20- Red Carpet Reception
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Art Institute of Tampa

Wednesday, September 21- VIP Model Behavior Cocktail Reception
Time: 6-9p.m.
Location: Element, 808 N. Franklin Street, Downtown Tampa
Don’t miss the signature VIP Model Behavior Cocktail Soiree hosted by Cambria! Come meet Cheryl Tiegs, iconic supermodel and spokesperson for Cambria, as well as featured designers from Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2011, sponsors, models and elite fashion followers. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine/bar, fabulous raffle prizes, photo opportunities and more!

Thursday, September 22- Swanky Soiree
The second annual Swanky Soiree event is proud to announce its participation in the 2011 Tampa Bay Fashion Week. The event will feature local designers Alla-K and John William Barger III as well as fine artist Don Kobasky. In addition to the world-class art and fashions, Swanky Soiree will host 15 local restaurants, chefs, bakeries and coffee shops – all benefiting Brookwood Florida.

Friday, September 23- Designer Runway Show & FWTB Boutique
Time: Doors Open at 6p.m. for the FWTB Boutique. Runway shows start at 7p.m.
Location: Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort, 36750 U.S. Highway 19 North, Palm Harbor, FL

Saturday, September 24- Private Party - Invitation Only

I hope you all have plans to attend the many events happening during Tampa Bay's Fashion week. Enjoy the high- fashion and artistic energyhappening all week!

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Have a wonderful day and visit often for updates on things to do in Tampa Bay!