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Fashion District Presents “Century 21 Haute Runway Show” with Philly Fashion Week

February 22, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA (February 22, 2018)– As an exciting new addition to this year’s 2018 February Philly Fashion Week Lineup, Fashion District Philadelphia, the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Philly Fashion Week, is thrilled to present the Century 21 Haute Runway Show, an interactive styling experience and fashion show, featuring Century 21 clothing and a spotlight on the fashion of Philadelphia-based designer Iris Bonner of These Pink Lips.

“As the future home of the largest premier shopping destination in downtown Philadelphia, Fashion District Philadelphia is thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of both the Spring and Fall Philly Fashion Week celebrations this year and to host the Century 21 Haute Runway Show at one of our project’s key tenants in Century 21 Department Store,” said Erika Joy Erb, Director of Marketing for Fashion District Philadelphia. “The city of Philadelphia is home to so many talented fashion minds, and before Fashion District Philadelphia opens and becomes the region’s first immersive, metropolitan destination shopping, dining and entertainment experience, we’re excited to invite people from all over to see what our city’s fashion present and future holds, and allow them to participate in bringing those fashion concepts to life with this one-of-a-kind fashion
experience.” 

About the Century 21 Haute Runway Show:
Presented by Fashion District Philadelphia, the Century 21 Haute Runway Show will take place on Thursday, February 22 from 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Century 21 Department Store located at 821 Market St. in Philadelphia, PA. The event will kick-off with an exciting interactive style experience, hosted by 6ABC meteorologist Melissa Magee, where fashion experts will take suggestions and questions from the audience to create customized looks for four mannequins, two featuring menswear and two featuring womenswear, using all clothing that is currently available for purchase at Century 21 Department Store. Following the fashion experience, a Century 21 fashion show will take place with models showcasing clothing and unique looks available only at Century 21 Department Store. Closing the event will be a Philadelphia spotlight on the fashion of featured local designer Iris Bonner of These Pink Lips. Bonner is a Philadelphia-based designer whose clothing is a favorite of famed rapper and songwriter Cardi B and worn by the musician in a nationally broadcasted advertisement debuted this month.

The interactive style experience and fashion show will be moderated by 6ABC meteorologist Melissa Magee and two local fashion experts. 

“Each year, we try to make sure Philly Fashion Week not only presents the latest in fashion and style in Philadelphia but allows our audience to take part in the fashion experience with unique events and featured local designers,” said Kevin Parker, Co-founder and CEO of Philly Fashion Week. “The Century 21 Haute Runway Show is a great way for us to show off the city of Philadelphia’s rich and growing fashion scene, encourage audience participation, and highlight designers who are putting our city on the fashion map.”

For more information on Philly Fashion Week and other events leading up to and following the Century 21 Haute Runway Show,
please visit www.PhillyFashionWeek.org. 

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