STYLEWEEKOC 2015 Begins Sept. 10!
It’s that time again! Orange County’s biggest fashion fete STYLEWEEKOC returns to Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Market Place for its eighth year! Join in the celebration of OC’s signature style with fashion shows, in-store parties and trend presentations Sept. 10 through Sept. 19, 2015.
Don’t miss the headline runway design competitions at 7 p.m. on Saturday Sept. 12, 2015 at Fashion Island and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Irvine Spectrum Center with celebrity designer and on-air fashion correspondent Nick Verreos. For the second consecutive year, presenting sponsor Celebrity Cruises has challenged the students from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) to create innovative resort-wear looks that evoke “Modern Luxury” and designs that are inspired by the cruise line’s exotic destinations.
To celebrate Irvine Spectrum Center’s 20th anniversary this year, the Surf and Action Sports Showcase salutes 20 years of style from iconic O.C. fashion brands carried at Tilly’s, ActiveRide and more – with a unique runway presentation on Friday, Sept. 18.
The eighth annual Style Week OC continues the tradition that Irvine Spectrum Center launched in 2008 to showcase local emerging designers, notable style makers and fashion brands in Orange County.
Here’s a quick rundown of the must-see events – we hope to see you there! For full event details, visit www.styleweekoc.com.
NEIMAN MARCUS RUNWAY SHOW
11:30 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 10
Neiman Marcus kicks off the weeklong series of stylish events at Fashion Island with its own runway show featuring fall’s hottest trends from its collection of coveted designer brands.
RIVIERA MAGAZINE’S “WOMEN OF STYLE” PARTY
7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 10
Riviera Magazine hosts its “Women of Style” party to fete Orange County’s most fashionable women, with another presentation of the Neiman Marcus runway show.
FASHION ISLAND CONTEMPORARY SHOW
7 p.m., Friday, Sept.11
The Fashion Island Contemporary Show will feature fall’s best looks from participating retailers such as Neiman Marcus CUSP, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Anthropologie, Elie Tahari, Joie, Rebecca Taylor and Vince Camuto.
NEIMAN MARCUS’ PROJECT BEAUTY
9 a.m., Saturday, Sept.12
Neiman Marcus presents Project Beauty, where each guest can receive an exclusive Neiman Marcus bag filled with deluxe beauty product samples along with beauty presentations on the season’s hottest products and learn tricks of the trade from makeup artists. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased at any beauty or fragrance counter in Neiman Marcus.
NEIMAN MARCUS CHILDREN’S FASHION SHOW
Noon, Saturday, Sept. 12
Neiman Marcus celebrates future style setters with its Children’s Fashion Show.
FASHION ISLAND COLLECTION SHOW
7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12
The evening kicks off with the Fashion Island Collection Show. Participating retailers include: Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, bebe, Elie Tahari, GARYS and Halston Heritage.
FASHION ISLAND’S EVENING OF GLAMOUR + CELEBRITY CRUISES DESIGN COMPETITION
7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12
Fashion designer and TV personality Nick Verreos hosts the crowd-pleasing runway design competition. Presenting sponsor Celebrity Cruises has challenged graduate designers from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) to create innovative, on-board resort-wear that evokes “Modern Luxury.”
SURF AND ACTION SPORTS SHOWCASE
7 p.m. Friday, Sept.18, Giant Wheel Court
To celebrate Irvine Spectrum Center’s 20th anniversary, the Surf and Action Sports Showcase salutes 20 years of style from OC’s iconic fashion brands carried at Tilly’s, Active Ride and more – with a unique runway presentation.
SPECTRUM COLLECTION SHOW
7 p.m., Saturday, Sept.19, Giant Wheel Court
The Spectrum Collection Show will wrap up Style Week OC 2015 at Irvine Spectrum Center. Participating retailers in the runway show include: Nordstrom, Macy’s, bebe, Francesca’s Collections, Kaitlyn, Max Studio, Tommy Bahama, White House Black Market and Windsor.
IRVINE SPECTRUM CENTER’S EVENING OF GLAMOUR + CELEBRITY CRUISES DESIGN COMPETITION
7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19
Fashion designer and TV personality Nick Verreos returns again to host the crowd-pleasing runway design competition. Presenting sponsor Celebrity Cruises has challenged graduate designers from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) to create innovative, offshore resort-wear that evokes “Modern Luxury.”
2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 19
The Market Place showcases its top looks for fall when “Saturday Style” returns. Customers will be eligible to win a $1,000 shopping spree by visiting at least two out of five in-store parties with informal modeling and light refreshments at Charming Charlie’s, LOFT, Off Broadway, Stein Mart and White House Black Market.