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Philly Fashion Week Preview

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The biannual Philly Fashion Week is back for the city’s celebration of fashion from September 19-24. Throughout the city, there will be fashion-centric events including fashion shows and designer showcases. All of the events are presented by FBH-The Agency, a Philadelphia-based modeling agency, and are open to the public. Style gurus will be in attendance to see the creations of local and national designers.

Monday, September 19th

Philly Fashion Week kicks off on Monday at Monarch Philly* with a chic, poolside fashion show. (Due to the inclement weather, the event will most likely be moved indoors at Monarch*.) The show will feature swimwear and lingerie designers, including Hope Chest**, a premiere lingerie brand in Center City.

Tuesday, September 20th

Fashion week continues at Sugarhouse Casino for a Style Gala. The Gala’s fashion show will feature the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator designers and offer complimentary food to guests.

Wednesday, September 21st


The peak of the week is quite literally at the top of the city at the new One Liberty Observation Deck, where attendees can enjoy a fashion show overlooking the city on Wednesday, September 21st. The fashion event will continue below in the Rotunda at the Shops at Liberty Place. While sipping on fabulous drinks at the VIP show, retailers in the audience will have a chance to buy pieces from some of their favorite looks.

On Wednesday, you also won’t want to miss the first ever “Gentlemen’s Night Out,” hosted by Chad Michael* and Miz Inc. for Philly Fashion Week. Chad will be on site doing hair, and fresh shaves. Miz Inc, and Chad will be providing essential tips on what’s trending in men’s style for the fall. For more information, email

Thursday, September 22nd

Leading up to the weekend, Philly Fashion Week moves to Macy’s for a premier fashion show presented by Macy’s and the Philadelphia Fashion Incubators. The show will also offer guests the chance to purchase items on-site and will include a special presentation by current project runway designer, Mah-Jing Wong.

Friday, September 23rd & Saturday, September 24th


With the weekend comes the main event of Philly Fashion Week with The Runway I and II shows. The runway will take place in South Philly at the 2300 arena where attendees can expect to see local, national and international high-end designers presented at each show.

Each event will offer fashion lovers the chance to get a first look at fall fashion coming to the area and around the world. To purchase tickets, and see a full schedule of events, click here.

Going to any of the events during Philly Fashion week? Let us know which one is your favorite!

*Monarch Philly and Chad Michael are Current Clients of Philly PR Girl 

**Hope Chest is a past client of Philly PR Girl