In honor of our 10th year anniversary, we'd like to share a few of our most fashionable moments from past events including, some of our favorite celebrity guests, hosts and top fashion designers who have graced our runway over the past years.
One of the most electrifying Charlotte International Fashion Week shows was in 2010 which, featured Hip Hop icon Lil Kim and, an appearance by the lovely actress Meghan Good. Lil Kim debuted her 24/7 Star Goddess collection on the runway for the very first time at Charlotte International Fashion Week.
Check out video below debuting Lil Kim's 24/7 Star Goddess collection at Bank of America Founders Hall during the 2010 Charlotte International Fashion Week.
R&B singers Chico Debarge and soulful artist Calvin Richardson dropped in to check out the scene at the 2009 Charlotte International Fashion Week-Mint Museum. Calvin Richardson performed songs from his latest CD.
Left to right) Guest, Host Samantha Bush (Wife of Nascar drive Kyle Bush) and Mayor Pat McCrory take in the final night of Charlotte International Fashion Week 2011 at the Epicentre sponsored by Instyler
Samantha Busch hosting 2011 Charlotte International Fashion Week at the Epicentr sponsored by Instyler
Pitch Perfect 2 and Django Unchained, Actress Rashia Whitlock hosts Charlotte International Fashion Week 2015.
Atlanta reality TV personality, Dwight Eubanks hosts the Charlotte International Fashion Week 2014 at the Charlotte City Club
Over the past 10 years PLITZS Fashion Marketing Charlotte has played a pivotal role in setting the standard for Charlotte's growing fashion community by providing designers with affordable, upscale marketing opportunities. We are proud to highlight just a few of the outstanding designers we've had the pleasure of working with and, whose work and growth continue to inspire us to do what we do.
DeliseAna Parker is one of LA's most sort after couture designers. The former South Carolina native and, USC Graduate who now lives in LA designs creates one of a kind garments for celebrity artists in the music and film industries. Her clothing is pulled by celebrity stylists and has also been featured in numerous local and international fashion magazines. We first met DeliseAna in New York when she won the PLITZS Designer of the Year Competition in 2009 which, won her a trip back home and, the opportunity to present her collection at the 2009 Charlotte International Fashion Week where she presented her collection in front of her fellow USC students. DeliseAna Parker recently showed her newest collection at LA Fashion Week in 2018.
(Fashion Designer Delise'Anna at 2009 Charlotte International Fashion Week Mint Museum)
Designs by Delise'Anna Parker at Charlotte Intl Fashion Week at the Mint Museum
Bulgarian born fashion designer Tsvety McAuliffe presented her first collection in the United States at Charlotte International Fashion Week in 2011 and, her career hasn't slowed down since. In addition to being a finalist in the 2012 Charleston Fashion Week Emerging Designer Competition, Tsvety, who is now a resident of Miami Beach, FL has shown in several fashion weeks throughout the region and, currently has her own textile line Alexia by Tsvetelina Alexieva which is made by Belmont furniture-upholstery design and manufacturing company Marlatex.
Tsvety Fashion Charlotte International Fashion Week 2011- Epicentre
Tsvety Fashion at Charlotte International Fashion Week Avid Xchange NC Music Factory 2017
Jordan Parks Chic| Lenshina Nchami is one of the best breakout emerging design brands of the year. Based in New York City, Jordan Parks is a unique, fashion forward, luxury women's line that exudes class, style and sophistication. Each of the unique pieces from the collection is sure to make a statement and, is a must have for the women who want to stand out from the rest. Jordan Parks Chic presented her collection to sold out audiences at PLITZS NYC Fashion Week 2017 and 2018 and, currently has plans to launch a luxury menswear collection soon. Stay tuned for more on that.
Designer, Jordan Parks | Lenshina Nchami Designs at 2018 PLITZS NYC Fashion Week-Hotel Pennsylvania)