Greenwich Avenue will be transformed into the ultimate high fashion catwalk with an evening of style in celebration of its annual Fashion on the Avenue event on Friday, Sept 5 starting at 5:30 p.m.
Greenwich Avenue will be closed from Lewis to Elm Streets for a live outdoor red carpet runway show featuring local retailers and designers.
Fashion show participants are:
- Calypso St. Barth
- Casablanca Polo
- Everything but Water
- Back 40 Mercantile
- Gap Kids
- Katie Fong
- Letarte Swimwear
- Michael Kors
- Out of the Box
- Pure Barre
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- The Lexington Clothing Company
- Thomas Dean
- Vineyard Vines
- Zen Bronze
The show will also feature a performance by Equinox and dancers from The Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich, a car show by Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich and boats presented by J. Catalano & Sons.
Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei will once again serve as the honorary chairperson of the event. Casablanca Polo is the presenting sponsor. Serendipity Magazine is the official magazine sponsor of the event. Equinox and First Bank of Greenwich are exclusive category sponsors.
Special events and stores and restaurants include:
Organic Planet – 25% off all beer, wine and cocktails.
Ellala Cosmetics & Lashes – 25% off services
The Lexington Clothing Company – refreshments
Morello Italian Bistro – Special prix-fixe menu
Roam – DJ, gift with purchase
Saks Fifth Avenue – restaurant samplings, cocktails, DJ, pampering
Out of the Box – trunk show
Everything But Water – Enter to win a $150 gift card
Gap Kids – open late
Michael Kors – Champagne and showcase of Fall collection
Theory – 20% off all pre-fall/fall one collection
Vineyard Vines – refreshments
Harvest Wine Bar and Restaurant – Complimentary Prosecco or Moscato
Yogasmoga – open late
This year commemorates the fourth year of the show. Greenwich Fashion on the Avenue has become a highly anticipated event, drawing hundreds of spectators on Greenwich Avenue to watch the show, then to attend the festivities and open houses at participating stores, restaurants and other local businesses.
The event kicks off at 5:30pm on Friday, Sept 5 on Greenwich Avenue between Elm and Lewis Streets. It is free and open to the public.