8th Annual Maryland Fashion Week Returns Reinvented And Ready To Kick Off An Eventful Week

This week kicks off the “Bold and Beautiful” mdFashionWeek events that are ready to take the state of Maryland by storm
Aug. 1, 2012 - PRLog -- Laurel, Maryland – The 8th Annual Maryland Fashion Week (mdFashionWeek) will kick off an overdose week of high fashion, with events beginning this weekend.  Maryland’s fashion industry has flourished and gained a lot of exposure locally, nationally and internationally catapulting opportunities for designers and talent in the area.  Fashion Week supports our upcoming designers to allow them a platform to showcase their styles on the runway.

Saturday, August 4 will launch mdFashionWeek with the Push & Pull for Pink event at LA Fitness in Largo, MD from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  Push and Pull for Pink is a breast cancer charitable fundraiser that features celebrities and individuals being challenged to do their maximum amount of pushups and pull ups.  Sponsors will make a donation or pledge for a participant or an in kind donation to the Push and Pull for Pink challenge with proceeds being donated to Hopkins Breast Cancer, Inc.  For example, a company can sponsor NY Jet Aaron Maybin for $1 per push up and pull up, if Aaron maxes out at 250 pushups and 100 pull ups, the sponsor will donate $350.  We are searching for personal trainers, body builders, your everyday individuals and others who are up for the challenge.    More information can be found on www.PushandPullforPink.com.

Following Push & Pull for Pink, Sunday, August 5, 2012 mdFashionWeek’s Industry Workshop will take place at Center for Arts and Media in Laurel, MD from 2:00pm – 5:00pm.  The Industry Workshop will feature several industry professionals discussing Modeling, Public Relations, Branding, Marketing, Digital Media and more.   This workshop will provide vital entertainment industry information for models, industry professionals, entrepreneurs and more.  

On Tuesday, August 7, 2012 will conduct mdFashionWeek LIVE on mdFashionWeek TV with a LIVE set of models, designers and industry professionals discussing fashion and other interesting topics.  Models and designers will be LIVE for your questions, thoughts and comments.  To participate and view mdFashionWeek LIVE log onto www.mdFashionWeek.com at 7:00pm and click the link for the LIVE broadcast.  mdFashionWeek Networking Social Event takes place at Bobby McKeys Dueling Piano Bar at the National Harbor on Friday, August 10, 2012 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm.  This networking event will allow fashionistas, industry and media professionals to mix and mingle in a delightful atmosphere while being social and enjoying the entertainment.  

Saturday, August 11, 2012 the Kids Rock Fashion and the International Fashion Showcase will take place at the Clarion Hotel in Oxon Hill, MD.  The Kids Rock Fashion Event begins at 12:00pm and will include designs from Marshalls, Laquanda Turner and Kiddie Luxury.  Then at 5:00pm the International Fashion Showcase will feature George Thompson, Lu Ann Walcott (Trinidad|Tobago), De Johnea and Chic Couture Images.  

mdFashionWeek’s finale, 10th Annual Washington Premier Fashion Showcase will take place on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at Colony South Hotel & Conference Center in Clinton, MD from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.  This show will be produced by Joe & Theresa Dyer, the Founders of mdFashionWeek and will feature designers from Miami, London, Miami, NYC, MD and more.  Designers will include Joy Houston Bridal (Thailand) showcasing her bridal designs that have been featured at national bridal shows, Dee’s Couture (Richmond, VA), James Furs, Malcolm Barrett, Tamara Joseph, Jacinta Ligon (Miami), Linda Mirembe, Mayerly Rodriguez, Afua Sam will present a tribute to Whitney Houston and Curvysta Couture who will feature a full figure line and have invited special guests such as a Project Runway contestant, Fat Man Scoop’s wife and more.  

Tickets are available now and can be purchased at www.mdFashionWeek.com.  Customized sponsorship packages are available for all brands. Contact us for further details.

Stay updated by following us on Twitter @mdfashionweek and giving us a “LIKE” on Facebook.  Also, visit the official website www.mdFashionWeek.com and sign up for our newsletter.


Saturday | August 4, 2012
Push and Pull for Pink | LA Fitness Center | Largo, MD | 10:00a – 2:00p

Sunday | August 5, 2012
Industry Workshop | Center for Arts and Media | Laurel, MD | 2:00p – 5:00p

Tuesday | August 7, 2012
MD Fashion Week Live “Maryland Fashion Week TV” | IMEG Studios | Laurel, MD | 7:00p – 9:00p

Friday | August 10, 2012
Networking Social Event | Bobby McKeys Dueling Piano Bar | National Harbor, MD | 9:00p – 1:00a

Saturday | August 11, 2012
Kids Rock Fashion Event | Clarion Hotel | Oxon Hill, MD | 12:00p – 2:30p
International Fashion Showcase | Clarion Hotel | Oxon Hill, MD | 5:00p – 8:00p

Sunday | August 12, 2012
10th Annual Washington Premier Fashion Showcase | Colony South Hotel & Conference Center | Clinton, MD | 6:00p – 8:30p
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