South Walton's Glittering Turquoise Gulf Waters Wash into the Fashion World with Inaugural Fashion Week

South Walton Fashion Week Calls for Submissions from Aspiring Designers

Jun 28, 2013, 11:36 ET from South Walton Fashion Week

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An area typically known for groundbreaking architectural inspiration and the birth of New Urbanism with its towns Seaside and Alys Beach, South Walton will now dip into the fashion world with South Walton Fashion Week on October 11-13 in Grand Boulevard's Town Center at Sandestin in South Walton, Florida.

South Walton's beaches typically conjure images of sunglasses, swimsuits and straw hats yet beckon such visiting fashionistas as Katie Holmes, India Hicks, Reese Witherspoon and Jessica Simpson. Now this scenic area will strive for a place on the fashion map with its inaugural fashion week full of dynamic events.

South Walton Fashion Week will call aspiring designers and models for a fashion extravaganza to benefit the Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County while also paying homage to their local designers, as well as spotlighting upscale boutiques during the event series.

Designers may apply for the "Emerging Designers Show" beginning June 28, 2013 through August 31, 2013.  Applications must be submitted at  Celebrity judges include Cassie McConnell Kelley, author of style blog and wife of Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley.

To purchase tickets, visit  See ticket pricing and event schedule below:

All schedules subject to change.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013 - $50 Advance / $65 Door
VIP Party + Style Lounge: 7PM - 9PM

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2013 - $50 Advance / $65 Door
Pre-Party: 6:00PM - 7:00PM
Exclusive Runway Shows: 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Emerging Designer Show: 8:30PM - 9:00PM
After-Party: 9:00PM - 11:00PM (Featuring DJ Brian B)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2013 - $20 Advance / $25 Door / Students Enter Free
SW Accessories Show: 2:00PM - 2:30PM
Young Designer Accessories Show
SW Children's Boutique Shows: 3:00PM - 4:00PM

For more information, visit

About South Walton Fashion Week
South Walton Fashion Week is a three day series of dynamic fashion events with proceeds benefitting The Cultural Arts Alliance of Walton County, Inc., to fund their Educational Giving Program which provides much-needed dollars to Walton County teachers for art supplies, books and other supplements in their classroom, along with need-based student art scholarships and college scholarships.

SOURCE South Walton Fashion Week