July 24, 2012
-- PHILADELPHIA, PA – JULY 24, 2012 The events will start on August 17, 2012 and continue through September 2, 2012 with over 21 fashion events produced by local industry veterans, style insiders, and fashion newcomers.
Executive Director, Anthony Henderson says that he is “… personally looking forward to another successful 17...Days of Fashion that will bring awareness, and raise money for different charities throughout the community.
17... Days of Fashion is a nonprofit organization, that focuses on highlighting the Delaware Valley’s unique fashion sense and diverse style. It is the organization’
s desire to promote, and support as many fashion-minded professionals, groups, and individuals who seek to build and strengthen their networks, expand their knowledge base, and advance their exposure in the fashion industry. Their mission is also to promote community, charity, and couture through all of their events.
Henderson says, “Philadelphia has great fashion, and style and it will be on display for 17... Days!” Beginning Friday, August 17, the festivities will kick off with an invitation only Media Reception. Press are invited to attend beginning at 5 pm to meet with fashion event producers and other notable guests to discuss the coming week’s events and conduct interviews. The party will then continue with V.I.P’s and special guests beginning at 6 pm for additional cocktails and conversation.
To get a full schedule of the 17...Days of Fashion Events for 2012 please visit 17daysoffashion.com;
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About 17…Days of Fashion
17... Days of Fashion is a nonprofit organization with its 501(c)(3) application pending that was established in 2009 by the founding members of the Philadelphia Fashion Consortium (PFC). The member’s goal was to create an unparalleled event. With this mission in mind, they created 17…Days of Fashion. The annual event features 21 fashion events produced by local designers and industry professionals and it also incorporates education forums lead by leaders of the Delaware Valley and fashion community at large. Each participating organization is also charged to give back raise money through the course of their event and donate to another charity of their choice. To learn more go to 17DaysofFashion.com