Live blogged: Charleston Fashion Week Thursday

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Update March 27: We're live blogging Friday, too. Go check it.

Update March 26: Go check out our video and expanded coverage of the night.

First reporting:

So, we've got three folks live-tweeting and snapping pictures at Charleston Fashion Week's runway, and it occurs to us that we could live-write the story. So, well, we're doing it.

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Here's tonight's schedule:
6:45 Seeking Indigo Fomerly Putumayo (extended show)
- Break
7:45 K. Morgan
8:05 Palm Avenue
8:25 Saks Fifth Avenue / Mary Norton
- Break
9:05 Pearl
9:25 Hampden Clothing (extended show) 6:46 p.m. Taking seats.

7:01 p.m. Seeking Indigo up first = mix of local designs misty Meredith Rebecca & Rachael = haute eco-fashion

7:04 p.m. Seeking Indigo

7:08 p.m. Lotsof gold jewelry and jewels - exotic

7:09 p.m. More candles. Then Ghana stomped the runway in a short dress, right down the middle with bodypaint!!

7:09 p.m. More Seeking Indigo

7:10 p.m More Seeking Indigo

7:11 p.m. Lots of gold tones, earthy reds, high heels

7:12 p.m. Seeking Indigo swimwear!

7:18 p.m. Here comes the roundup!! Stunning!!! Extended show. Longest, yet!! Wait Ghana came out w/ a buddha surrounded by roses.

7:22 p.m. A great deal of buzz tonight! G. Love and Special Sauce may make an appearance! Wayne Newton as a special celeb guest?? What is this?

7:25 p.m Up at 7:45 after the break is K. Morgan

7:25 p.m. CORRECTION!!! Wayne Newton is sitting right across from me!!!! pics to come soon!


7:40 p.m. Just went into VIP lounge and met and got my pic taken with Mychael Knight! Hot!!

7:42 p.m. Trying not to make weird, prolonged eye contact with Mr. Newton. Not working...

Mary norton here on front row with Mychael.

7:46 p.m. Mychael from project runway is flirting with the Charlie girls across the runway.

Okay, star struck period over. Back to our regularly scheduled program.

7:48 p.m. Here come K. Morgan theme fierce and chic -- bold looks with subtle fabrics.

Bold colors and upbeat music.

7:49 p.m. K. Morgan first dress.

7:50 p.m. More K. Morgan.

7:51 p.m. The media pit is stunned and dancing. Hello pink lips on everyone!!

7:52 p.m. More K. Morgan.

7:55 p.m. Model lineup. K. Morgan doesn't walk.

Yea, yea...we all know she fell last year. But what about the photog who fell in with her??? Where is he? Hmmmm?


8 p.m Up next is Palm Avenue.

8:04 p.m. Phew. Breather.

8:06 p.m. Palm Avenue - juice stains as inspiration CFW future of fashion -- more color and grabs attention. Brightens you lives and makes you happy.

Palm Avenue colors with sunglasses.

8:07 p.m.

8:08 p.m. Men in barefeet and color.

8:10 p.m. High waisted colorful shorts with bright lips that pop!!

8:11 p.m. Blazers and pants. CF/W sunglasses welcome to paradise

8:12 p.m. Popping lips with housewife circa 1950 prints and cuts #chsfw Ohh and ruffles

8:14 p.m. And, the round up !


8:18 p.m. Up next is Saks Fifth Avenue / Mary Norton.

8:23 p.m. Just spotted Andrea Serrano of Suite Sole fame.

8:27 p.m. Here we go!!! Saks and Mary Norton!

Ghana worked it in a black onsie then guys came out with shoes!!

8:28 p.m.

8:29 p.m. Here come Katie Kern in Sacks

8:30 p.m

Sneakers by suite sole on the Hot!! men.

8:31 p.m. Shoe dropped!! More santogold!! Shoes and purse on clear handhel displays!!

8:33 p.m. Ghana needs to go to NYC she makes crowd freak out!!! Here come sunglasses

8:35 p.m.

8:37 p.m. Katie Kern and DJ commander

8:38 p.m. Amazing!

8:39 p.m. Final walk.

Mary Norton in the yellow pumps. Hate to see her leave but love to watch her walk away ...

8:40 p.m. Break now. Pearl up at 9:05.

8:53 p.m. The artists behind the tents.

9:05 p.m. No love for the male model who made some faces on the runway.


9:09 p.m. And, we're back with Pearl. -- Future of fashion: tone it down, about looking and borrowing from the past!! Make it your own!! Effortless chic.

Hair swept to the side with casual silky fabrics.

9:11 p.m.

9:13 p.m. More Pearl.

9:16 p.m. Pearl finale.


9:19 p.m. Hampden Clothing's extended show is up at 9:25.

9:20 p.m. Michael Knight from Project Runway is here! He's in the red short sleeves.

9:24 p.m. Ayoka Lucas, creative director of CFW, is thanking everyone.


9:25 p.m. Hampden Clothing is up! Future of fashion: Indie designers from NYC before they hit it big! Individual style is taking risks.

9:26 p.m. Hampden Clothing first piece.

Hampden focusing on the art of fashion -- MGMT remix on music -- green lipstick. Very fashion forward!

9:29 p.m. More Hampden.

9:33 p.m. Even more. Loving the punk rock with hair bun and green lips! Walks more than fierce!! Tongues just stuck out!!

9:35 p.m. Tutus hanging out of the bottom of skirts. Just got the middle finger from model on runway.

And now the roundup.

Gets a standing ovation.

9:43 p.m. That does it for the runway. Now after party at Fish on King Street.

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