Charleston Fashion Week

March 27, 2013

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Dress: c/o Warehouse // Blazer: Zara {similar HERE & HERE} // Pumps: Aldo // Necklace: c/o Happy Wrist by Itchelita // Lips: NYX // Nails: Essie ‘Mint Candy Apple’

In addition to visiting family in South Carolina, I also had the opportunity to check out Charleston Fashion Week – an East Coast fashion series put on by Charleston Magazine highlighting emerging designer and model talent. These tents may not be Lincoln Center, but Charleston Fashion Week definitely had some amazing talent showcased. Not to mention, I love the fact that healthy competition between emerging designers in encouraged – announcing nightly winners that move on to the semi final showcase. After speaking with several of these designers one-on-one it was clear that they were all simply excited to have their collections {typically 8-12 looks} shown to an audience period. Most of these blooming artists have recently graduated from design school and their hard work is clearly paying off already! The overall winner, however ended up being self-taught menswear designer Afryie Poku, originally from East Africa, now based in Atlanta, GA. Tailored separates with impeccable detailing rocked the runway inspired by a ‘gentleman-like’ look via the 18th and 19th centuries, sweeping both the people’s choice award and overall competition finalist. I think it’s safe to say, the fashion world will most definitely be seeing more of this young man.

Here are a few of my shots from the runway:Charleston Fashion WeekCharleston Fashion WeekCharleston Fashion WeekCharleston Fashion Week

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  • Reply aniri310 October 10, 2013 at 10:24 am

    you have perfect legs and you’re also very beautiful and clearly talented! i love your blog, just discovered it today! this is probably the first fashion blog where I love all outfits, which is unbelievable since usually all have their hits and fails, to my liking at least. :)

  • Reply Steph April 6, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    Love the color combo, it looks great on you! We carry similar shoes :) http://loveshoppingmiami.com/shoes-1/bamboo-colada-64-taupe-peep-toe-platform-pumps.html

  • Reply Alyssa April 1, 2013 at 9:24 am

    I am obsessed with this outfit! I so need to find some pieces to combo like this. Amazing!

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  • Reply Megan March 29, 2013 at 3:19 am

    loving the shape and hem of that maroon fitted dress and especially paired with the bright blazer you give pretty in pink a whole new meaning! so happy to hear you had a fun time, lucky girl! p.s. i dont know whats more to die for your shoes your clutch or your hair! xo

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    • Reply dot cole April 23, 2013 at 3:01 pm

      amy favorites are the great shoes…..my favorite clothing.

  • Reply Kacie's Kloset March 28, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    What an amazing event! Love your bright blazer!

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  • Reply Jamie March 28, 2013 at 3:55 pm

    Super, super cute!! :-)

  • Reply Shira March 28, 2013 at 5:41 am

    Fun colors and love the pretty nails:)

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  • Reply Meredith March 27, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    It looks so cool! My twin sister lives in Charleston and she was telling me about the fashion events going on! I love your bright pink blazer!
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

  • Reply Kristina Anderson (@yesitskris) March 27, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    Loving that bright blazer on you!

    Kristina

    Kristina does the Internets

  • Reply Kelly Vaughan March 27, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    I’ve always heard this was an awesome event, maybe I should make the trip next year! I can never say no to Charleston :) Love the pink!

    Kelly Vaughan
    http://www.shesinhighcotton.com

  • Reply kirstinmarie March 27, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Looks like fun!! I LOVE this outfit on you. You look so pretty in bright pink!

  • Reply Agi March 27, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Love your outfit and the pictures are amazing. Don’t forget about my link up tomorrow. HOpe you can join me.

    Agi:)

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  • Reply Darcy E March 27, 2013 at 11:16 am

    Gosh, I love that pink blazer! Always love how colorful your outfits are :)

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  • Reply Kelsey Elizabeth March 27, 2013 at 11:08 am

    That mint peplum outfit is my favorite! Looks like a fun getaway!

  • Reply amy March 27, 2013 at 11:01 am

    Love this color combo! Also, I didn’t know Charlotte had a fashion week, I would love to go next year when (we move to NC in June). How exciting!

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    • Reply Kristin Clark March 27, 2013 at 11:41 am

      Hi Amy – it’s actually Charleston Fashion Week in SC, but not to far from NC! Congrats on the upcoming move! :)

  • Reply Laura @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels March 27, 2013 at 10:42 am

    I love your red and pink!!
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  • Reply Poor Little It Girl March 27, 2013 at 8:38 am

    So glad you had such a great time in Charleston! Next year I should come down and we should go together…I absolutely LOVED it when I went in 2012!

    xoxo
    Cathy, your Poor Little It Girl
    http://poorlittleitgirl.com

    • Reply Kristin Clark March 27, 2013 at 10:07 am

      Let’s do it, I’m in! It’s never as fun when you don’t really know anyone lol. But omg you were so right…the FOOD is where it’s at! I def gained a couple lbs on that trip…