‘Fashion Never Dies’ During 6th Annual Delray Beach Fashion Week


Staff report

Runway looks, resort chic styles and trendy hairstyles will be on display in downtown Delray from Jan. 23-27 during the 6th annual Delray Beach Fashion Week.

With a theme of “Fashion Never Dies” inspired by James Bond 007 will be woven throughout the event featuring fashion, local designers, entertainment and beauty.

Diverse fashions will take center stage at the runway shows, fashion luncheon, in-store promotions and the Shop the Runway In-Stores Event throughout Downtown Delray.

“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 DDA Executive Director Laura Simon. “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 Studio; Kyle Groth – Whiskers Laces; Amanda Johnson – Amanda Johnson Studio; Jully Ortega – The Sandy Shoppe; 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.

If you choose to splurge with a VIP Pass for $150, you will receive a reserved seat at all runways shows and the luncheon, a One Year VIP iPic Theater membership, 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. All ticket proceeds benefit the Achievement Centers for Children and Families.

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

Jan. 23:  “Fashion Royale” Evening Wear & Designer Fashion

Location: Atlantic Avenue in front of The Colony Hotel, 525 E. Atlantic Ave.

7-10 p.m.: Ticketed runway seating, Live performance by Edge Effect – an a cappella group, Red Carpet with Step & Repeat, Downtown Merchant Tent, Beauty Bar and more.

8 p.m. SHOW: Evening Wear & Designer Fashions Runway Show

Emcee: Heather McMechan and Dana Peller of Local Mom Scoop, Pellerini and SoFlo Moms on the Go

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.

Jan. 24: “For Your Eyes Only” Shop the Runway In-Store Events throughout Downtown Delray

10 a.m.-2 p.m.:  Shop the Runway In-Store Events throughout Downtown Delray. Purchase a Passport and receive tickets for chances to win great prizes as you make purchases in stores throughout Downtown.

Tickets: $25 per person includes Passport, swag bag with in-store discounts & promotions, and complimentary transportation throughout Downtown – benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families.

Jan. 25: “Fashion is Forever” Resort Wear Luncheon and Fashion Show

Location: CHE!!! Restaurant, 900 E Atlantic Ave.

11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.: Luncheon, resort wear fashion show, silent auction

Recommended attire: Resort Wear 

Tickets: $50 per person includes lunch and the fashion show – benefiting the Achievement Centers for Children and Families

Jan. 26: “License to Swim” Swim and Surf Show

Location: Old School Square Park, NE 2nd Ave.

7-10 p.m.:  Music, beach games, & vendor tables followed by runway fashion show, chance to win drawing, thank you ceremony and final walk.

Emcees:  Lindsey Swing and Lilly Robbins of LL Scene

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.

Sunday, Jan. 27

Trunk Shows and Shopping throughout Downtown.

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.