Delray Beach, FL — Downtown comes alive with style from January 23-27 during the 6th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week. The 2019 theme of Fashion Never Dies" inspired by 007 will be woven throughout the event featuring spectacular fashion, local designers, entertainment and beauty. Diverse fashions will take center stage at the runway shows, fashion luncheon, Shop the Runway In-Store Shopping Event and in-store promotions throughout Downtown Delray Beach.
“Created by the Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown merchants, Delray Beach Fashion Week is an award-winning event which we are thrilled to produce once again,” said Laura Simon, Executive Director, DDA. This special week is a unique, fun and all-encompassing opportunity to share with our local residents and visitors the fashion and beauty that is found right here in Downtown Delray Beach.
In addition to the Downtown Delray Beach merchants, local fashion designer participants include: Amanda Perna – House of Perna and Neon Bohemians; Glavidia Alexis - Glavidia: by Glavidia Alexis and Glavidia Hair Studios; Bill DeBilzan – The DeBilzan Gallery; Arianne Brown - Ramona La Rue; Lizzie Lambert – Haystacks and Sam Delaney – Greenlines
Events will take place throughout Downtown Delray Beach and two of the runway fashion shows are free to the public to stand and watch. The VIP Pass and runway show reserved seat tickets are available at www.DelrayFashionWeek.com, and 100% of ticket proceeds benefit the Achievement Centers for Children and Families. The VIP Pass is $150, is limited, and includes a reserved seat at all runways shows and the luncheon, a One Year VIP iPic Theater membership (opening in Delray Beach Spring 2019), a VIP Lanyard, entry to VIP Receptions and a special edition of the 2019 Fashion Week Amanda Perna SWAG Bag. Runway show reserved seat tickets and other event tickets range from $25-$50.
There is a “Chance to Win” Downtown Delray Beach Package valued at $500 which also benefits the Achievement Centers for Children & Families. Receive one “Chance” with each VIP Pass or runway seating ticket purchased. Additional Chances to Win will be available at each runway show for $5 per chance or $10 for three chances.
2019 Delray Beach Fashion Week Highlights
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019: "Fashion Royale" Evening Wear & Designer Fashion
Location: Atlantic Avenue in front of The Colony Hotel, 525 E Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach
7PM- 10PM: Ticketed runway seating, Live performance by Edge Effect – an a cappella group, Red Carpet with Step & Repeat, Downtown Merchant Tent, Beauty Bar with stylists from local salons and beauty stores
8PM SHOW: Live runway show featuring Evening Wear & Designer wear Fashions from the Downtown retailers.
Emcees: Heather McMechan and Dana Peller of Local Mom Scoop, Pellerini and SoFlo Moms on the Go, with Amanda Perna, House of Perna and Neon Bohemians
Recommended attire: Cocktail Attire
Tickets: $30 per seat for runway show reserved seating benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families, free to stand and watch.
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019: “For Your Eyes Only” Shop the Runway In-Store Shopping Event throughout Downtown Delray
10AM - 2PM: Shop the Runway! This new Fashion Week event provides a fun, unique way to shop the participating retailers within Downtown Delray Beach. Attendees will enjoy a welcome reception at Brule Bistro, 200 NE 2nd Avenue with champagne and light bites, Fashion Week swag bag, complimentary transportation to participating retail stores for a festive shopping experience, chances to win fabulous prizes when you shop, and a post-event reception with the chance drawing at Papa’s Tapas, 259 NE 2nd Ave.
Tickets: $25 per person - benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families.
Friday, Jan. 25, 2019: “Fashion is Forever” Resort Wear Luncheon and Fashion Show
Location: CHE!!! Restaurant, 900 E Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach
11:30AM - 2PM: Luncheon, resort wear fashion show, entertainment, silent auction
Recommended attire: Resort Wear
Emcee: Amanda Perna, House of Perna and Neon Bohemians, and Jule Guaglardi, Co-Founder, Delray Beach Fashion Week
Tickets: $50 per person includes lunch and the fashion show - benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019: "License to Swim" Fashion Show featuring Swim and Surf Wear
Location: Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach
7PM - 9PM: Celebrate the 007 Swim theme Delray Beach Style! This resort town is filled with all types of swim and surf fashions – check out the over 60 models who will strut the Avenue and the runway in the heart of Downtown Delray Beach. Music, beach games, & vendor tables followed by runway fashion show, chance to win drawing, thank you ceremony and final walk. VIP Ticket holders will enjoy a pre-event reception from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 pm.
Emcees: Lindsey Swing and Lilly Robbins of LL Scene, with Jule Guaglardi, Co-Founder, Delray Beach Fashion Week
Recommended attire: Tropical
Tickets: $25 per seat for runway show reserved seating – benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families, free to stand and watch.
Thursday, January 24 – Sunday, January 27, 2019: Trunk shows, shopping and fashion events throughout Downtown.
The 2019 Delray Beach Fashion Week Committee includes Jule Guaglardi, Co-Founder, Delray Beach Fashion Week; MaryAnn Brown, stylist at In the Grove Hair Studio; Glavidia Alexis, owner of Glavidia Hair Studios and Glavidia: by Glavidia Alexis; Shannon Sipperly, owner of Sunday State Style; Amanda Perna owner of House of Perna and Neon Bohemians; Victoria DeSilvio Group and the DDA Team.
Thank you to the Delray Beach Fashion Week 2019 sponsors(as of 01/02/2019) who make this event possible: Platinum Sponsor: Ed Morse Automotive Group; Gold Sponsors: Capital One, iPic, Ormonde Productions, Victoria DeSilvio Group, VUP Media; Silver Sponsors: 236 Fifth Avenue, CHE!!! Restaurant, Glavidia Hair Studios, Grimes Events & Party Tents, In the Grove Hair Studio, Living Fla, PurStrands, SoFlo Moms on the Go, Tammy Benz Salon, The Colony Hotel and Cabana Club; Bronze Sponsors: Delray Dermatology & Cosmetic Center, Local Mom Scoop, Pellerini, Park View Realty, Worthing Place.
Downtown Delray Beach Participants – As of 01/02/2019:
A Blast from the Past, Antica Sartoria, Aqua Swimwear, Beverly Hills Boutique, Biba, Blings & Things, C.Orrico, Charleston Shoe Co., Chico’s, Coco & Co., DeBilzan Gallery, Elektrik Boutique, Fresh Produce, Glavidia: by Glavidia Alexis, Greenlines, Haystacks, House of Zen Dali, Hy Pa - Hy Ma, Jennifer on the Avenue, LF Delray Beach, Morley, Nina Raynor, Patchington, Periwinkle, Quiet Storm Surf Shop, Ramona La Rue, Sara Campbell, SPICE, Sunday State Style, Surf District Surf Shop, The House of Perna and Neon Bohemian, Tommy Bahama, Tootsie’s, Unique Boutique, Vince Canning Shoes, Vixity Jewelers, Who's Karen Boutique.
Glavidia Hair Studios, In the Grove Hair Studio, PURSTRANDS, Tammy Benz Salon, Karma Eden Salon, Embellished by Deborah Balta
For more information, event details, and to purchase tickets in advance, please visit www.DelrayFashionWeek.com, facebook.com/DelrayFashion, #DELRAYFASHIONWEEK, or phone: 561.243.1077.
About the Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority
The Delray Beach Downtown Development Authority mission is to stimulate, enhance and sustain the economic vitality of Downtown Delray Beach and the quality of life enjoyed by locals and visitors. For more information, please visit www.DowntownDelrayBeach.com or phone 561.243.1077.
About the Charity Partner:
Achievement Centers for Children & Families' (ACCF) mission is to ensure school readiness, provide skill building opportunities, promote academic achievement and support healthy lifestyles. Affordable, nationally accredited programs allow families to work, increasing their overall stability.