Coming Soon- Brooklyn Fashion Week(end)

Local fashionistas rejoice!  Brooklyn Fashion Week(end) is right around the corner.  Here’s the 411 in case you want to join in the  festivities-

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The Event – Fall/Winter 2013 “Honor the masters, celebrate the new” The Runway Show

If art imitates life, then arguably fashion inspires it all! Beginning February 28- March 3, 2013, Brooklyn Fashion Weekend will celebrate its 15th season featuring the Fall/Winter 2013 collections of emerging and established designers around the world. On February 28, famed eco-art designer, Luis Valenzuela will host as Opening Keynote Speaker and Headline Designer of the eco-friendly evening and auction

• 6:30pm Red Carpet Celebrity VIP Reception
• 7:00pm Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
• 7:30pm Runway Fashion Show

The Celebrity VIP & Cocktail Reception
Features a premium bar and an internationally recognized DJ

The Auction
Build a Better Planet (BABP)a non-profit organization promoting sustainability, will partner withBKFW and curate the eco-friendly event ( The evening will focus onpromoting awareness about protecting the environment through fashion and raise funding for supporting charities of BKFW including (Soles4Souls, the Paul Robeson Theatre, and SCIP).

Guests can participate in a silent auction benefiting Build a Better Planet. Auction items include a trip for two to unique eco-destinations in Miami and Nicaragua. The Clifton South Beach Hotel, features newly renovated LEED and eco-friendly amenities. For more information please The Estacion Biologica Laguna de Apoyo, located in Nicaragua, is a nature reserve, featuring wonderful outdoor activities (including hiking, kayaking and SCUBA diving). For more information please visit

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