Creatures Of The Wind And Tracy Reese Announced As Featured Designers For The 10th Annual Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week®

Dec 10, 2015, 16:03 ET from Charleston Fashion Week(R)

CHARLESTON, S.C., Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® (CFW), one of the nation's leading fashion events, today announced that tickets for the March 15-19, 2016 event are now on sale, and that high-profile fashion designers Creatures of the Wind and Tracy Reese will be the event's closing weekend Featured Designers.

"We are so excited to have Creatures of the Wind and Tracy Reese participate in CFW 2016. Coupled with the previously announced CADET and a yet-to-be announced Belk designer, this all-star Featured Designer line-up is one of our best to date, and a perfect tribute to the 10th anniversary of this iconic event," said Naomi Russell, executive director of CFW.

Creatures of the Wind was founded in 2008 by Shane Gabier and Christopher Peters, both graduates of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Fashion Design. The collection is driven by concept and narrative: inspiration is drawn from subcultures, mythical themes and youth culture. Creatures of the Wind has received critical acclaim from international press and media; the collection has been featured in Vogue, Vogue UK., Elle, Harper's Bazaar and WWD Collections among others.  In 2013, Creatures of the Wind was named one of Women's Wear Daily's "Top Ten New American Fashion Brands to Watch."  In 2014, they won the CFDA Swarovski Award for Womenswear. Creatures of the Wind will be featured on Friday, March 18, 2016.

Tracy Reese is an American designer whose signature rich, daring colors and unique prints are crafted into joyful, feminine pieces for the modern woman. Tracy Reese's design philosophy is rooted in a commitment to bringing out the beauty in women of all shapes, sizes and colors.  Tracy Reese designs have been featured in top fashion publications - Vogue, Elle, Glamour, InStyle, O - the Oprah Magazine, Essence and WWD. Her distinct point of view has also made Reese a celebrity favorite. Notable fans of the brand include First Lady Michelle Obama, Sarah Jessica Parker and Taylor SwiftTracy Reese lines are sold nationwide in top department stores and specialty boutiques, as well as retailers throughout Europe and Asia. Tracy Reese will be featured on Saturday, March 19, 2016.

Nightly tickets for the fashion extravaganza range from $55-$155, which include a reserved runway seat; access to the Style Lounge parties, retailer booths, food and bar; and a visit to the exclusive Belk Tent. For the first time, CFW will also offer a Style Lounge-only ticket priced at $20-30, which allows attendees a more affordable way to watch the runway show – live via streaming video inside the Style Lounge – while still enjoying the swanky parties and fashions within the Style Lounge and Belk Tent. There are also a limited number of weekly packages available with premier seating and access to the Gwynn's of Mount Pleasant VIP Lounge. Tickets are available at www.charlestonfashionweek.com.

About BAKER MOTOR COMPANY CHARLESTON FASHION WEEK® 
Showcasing fashion designers, retailers, and models, the 10th Annual Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week®  (CFW) has quickly become one of the premier fashion weeks in North America.  Named a Top 20 Event for March by the Southeast Tourism Society, this multimedia event presents high-end runway shows, interactive entertainment, chic after-parties, and press events.  The 2015 event featured more than 40 runway shows, 7,000 attendees, Charleston Weddings magazine's Spring Bridal Show, the Emerging Designer Competition: East presented by Benefitfocus, and the Rock the Runway Model Competition™. Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® 2016 is scheduled for March 15 – 19, 2016.  For more information visit charlestonfashionweek.com.

Contact: Angharad Chester-Jones
PR, Charleston Fashion Week®
(843) 971-9811 (ext.322)
angharad@charlestonmag.com

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