Immaculata Hosts Main Line Fashion Week
Immaculata University is proud to host Main Line Fashion Week 2014, September 29 – October 4 in the Great Hall. This year’s theme is “In Style We Trust.” Wings for Success of Frazer is the Main Line Fashion Week’s charitable recipient for 2014. Wings for Success provides work-appropriate clothing to women facing the challenge of securing sustainable income.
Patricia Maristch, founder of Main Line Fashion Week, is a 2012 graduate of Immaculata University. Students in Immaculata’s Fashion Merchandising program will be assisting with the week-long events gaining valuable first-hand experience. In addition, Immaculata’s students are collecting gently used or new professional clothing to donate to Wings for Success. Collection boxes are located at various sites around Immaculata’s campus.
Main Line Fashion Week showcases boutiques and local designer’s merchandise. Participants include: Posh Collections, Revivals, Nich, Chloe Johnston, Stacey Lee, Ted Rossi, Main Line Parent Magazine, Styled Creative, Hattan Home Art Scarves, and many more.
Events scheduled for the week feature an Industry Panel, geared toward students and young professionals, on Monday, September 29, from 7 – 9:00 p.m. in the Great Hall. Fashion runway shows are scheduled on Tuesday, September 30 and Wednesday, October 1, from 6 to 9:00 p.m. Each fashion show highlights local boutiques and designers. Hosts for the fashion shows are Autumn Lexer, member of the Miss Pennsylvania Pageant board of directors and Cheyenne Palma, president of Femfessionals in Philadelphia, a community movement supporting local women in business on a global platform. The week concludes on Friday, October 3, with a marketplace from 6 – 9:00 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to shop the Main Line all in one place – Immaculata’s Great Hall.
Tickets for the event(s) are $20 per event or $50 for all events during the week. For more information, please visit http://www.mlfashionweek.com/tickets/
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.