Garment District 813

In Designers, Events, Fashion on April 29, 2010 at 2:09 pm

This Saturday, May 1, 2010, the historic Tampa Heights neighborhood will be fashionably transformed into Garment District 813!

Inspired by New York’s Garment and Meatpacking District, Garment District 813 will be a haute tribute to the historic Armature Building . The two featured designers, Ben Chmura and Raven Reda are creating everything 100% cut and sew! The perfect way to embody the true artistic roots of the runway fashion industry.

Garment District 813 will feature Ben Chmura’s first Resort Collection: Lamia’s Wrath. This will be his first show since being on Project Runway Season 7 and recent showing at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in February 2010. Designer Raven Reda will also be showing her newest collection: Coup D’etat. She has shown runway fashion for the past 6 years in cities like NYC, Miami and Tampa.

I simply can’t wait for this fashion runway show! The way these two designers embody their rocker artistic side and true runway craftsmanship into their garments… is my cup of tea! Garment District 813 will be held this Saturday, May 1, 2010 at the historic Tampa Armature building from 7pm-12am. General admission is only $10 and runway seating with gift bag (limited availability) is $20. Click here for more information!

Witness Tampa’s garment haute-ness this Saturday as Garment District 813 brings fashion back to its roots!

  1. […] on its journey growing the fashion scene in the Bay area, on May 1st it got one step closer. Garment District 813 was to me a feeling of familiarity. Historic downtown Tampa turned into the 1970s meatpacking and […]

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