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Local designers shine at Charleston Fashion Week on Wednesday night
Charleston has received many an award for it's charms lately. From Conde Nast naming our dear town as the "Best City in the World" to our endless list of James Beard Award nominees every year, Charleston is proving itself as a force to be reckoned with - and the local fashion industry is bringing a powerhouse of talent to the runway as well.
Charleston Fashion Week is the most anticipated event of the year for the holy city's most fashionable crowd, and Wednesday night's presentations under the tents showed exactly why Southern Living named Charleston Fashion Week one of the top 5 fashion weeks in the South.
The event kicked off with a …
Charleston Fashion Week: Thursday, night 3
The stars truly came out to play at Charleston Fashion Week Thursday night. The front row consisted of celebrities such as Real Housewife of Atlanta Cynthia Bailey, Project Runway designer Mychael Knight, and Social Primer's K. Cooper Ray. And with the evening's featured designers being three contestants from NBC's newest hit show Fashion Star, the tents at Charleston Fashion Week seemed aglow with excitement.
The evening started off with a high energy dance performance by Sweet Dreams of DanceFX, followed by the shows of two local retailers, …
Charleston Fashion Week: Wednesday night under the tents
The energy at Charleston Fashion Week was amped up to fantastic heights Wednesday night. The fashion stakes were raised on and off the runway by the attendees and designers alike.
The night kicked off with a unique vocal performance by local artist King Sing and was immediately followed by the shows of local retailers Tommy Bahama and designer/retailer JLINSNIDER. It is strange enough to see these two retailers mentioned in the same sentence as they are polar opposites of each other. Bahama showcased their signature resortwear for fun in the …
Charleston Fashion Week Night 1: A worldly kickoff
The first night of Charleston Fashion Week 2012 presented an array of unique styles, compositions and colors that showcased not only current global fashion trends but also local styles.
The show opened with a rousing performance by violinist Daniel D who played along to popular music favorites such as Michael Jackson and Adele. Immediately following the crowd was shown two shows by local retailers Poe Studio and Palm Avenue.For images from the night, check out the slideshow at the top.
Poe Studio was a great crowd pleasing beginning to the shows with it's circus-themed children's collection and equally adorable models. Palm Avenue pleased the preps of the Holy …
Recovery Room is S.C.'s best spot to grab a PBR (Update: No. 2 in the USA)
Update: Oh, so, close.
Update January 13: A year-and-a-half on and The Recovery Room has only gotten better.
It's moved up from the number one seller of PBR in the state, to the number two spot in all of the U.S. of A.
— Update by Ken Hawkins.
First reporting October 2010: Ah, the old faithful, ice-cold Pabst Blue Ribbon beer is apparently loved the most here in Charleston, compared to the rest of South Carolina.
Late-night favorite The Recovery Room on Upper King St. lands the honor of being the number one retailer of …