FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
5th ANNUAL METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK HOLLYWOOD
TO KICK OFF WITH FASHION SHOW, AWARDS PRESENTATION
SEPTEMBER 28 – OCTOBER 5
HOLLYWOOD, August 15, 2017 – METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK (MetroFW), the most fashionable week in Hollywood, partners with Arcadia Performing Arts Center to kick off its fifth annual festivities with a fashion show featuring unique costumes and haute couture gowns and industry fashion awards, September 28 – October 5, 2017 at Arcadia Performing Arts Center and various locations throughout Los Angeles. MetroFW will be hosted and produced by Eduardo Khawam, fashion expert, producer and TV personality for Telemundo and Univision.
Metropolitan Fashion Week Hollywood festivities begin with the Opening Ceremony & Costume Contest at The Original Farmers Market Los Angeles on Thursday, September 28. Designers will showcase costume and fashion creations inspired by favorites fantasy movies. The top three winners will have the opportunity to participate in the Closing Gala Fashion Show.
Metropolitan Fashion WeekClosing Gala and Fashion Awards, will take place Thursday, October 5th at Arcadia Performing Arts Center. Guests will enjoy a one-of-a-kind fashion show featuring haute couture gowns and costumes inspired by artwork from the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala attracts guests including industry professionals, celebrities, international designers and members of the fashion world. Metropolitan Fashion Week has raised over $13 million for charity. This year’s Project Imagination’s goal is to raise over 1,000,000 school supplies for underprivileged schools.
The Metropolitan Fashion Awards recognize outstanding contributions in costume design, celebrity styling and more. Winners will be announced at the Metropolitan Fashion Week Closing Gala. Categories include Costume Designer of the Year (Motion Pictures), Costume Designer of the Year (TV), Costume Designer of the Year (Live Performance), Fashion Program of the Year, Fashion Designer of the Year, Outstanding Ensemble for Make-Up Artist and Hair Stylist (TV or Motion Picture), Fashion Influencer of the Year, Fashion Icon of the Year, and the Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award.
AWARD SUBMISSIONS/TICKET INFO:www.
metropolitanfashionweek.net. View MetroFW official video reel here 2016 MetroFW video highlights click here
METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK HOLLYWOOD 2017 SCHEDULE:
OPENING RUNWAY SHOW & COSTUME CONTEST at The Original Farmers Market
Thursday, September 28, 6:30 pm (Free Event Open to the Public)
For media credentials please RSVP to media@metropolitanfashionweek.
CLOSING GALA & FASHION AWARDS at Arcadia Performing Arts Center.
Thursday, October 5, 7:00 pm
For media credentials, Media Credential Form
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ABOUT METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK:
Metropolitan Fashion Week is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the United States, with shows in Seattle, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and soon, New York and Miami. Metropolitan is the only fashion week in the world that features both Fashion Designers and Costume Designers, from around the world, on one runway. Metropolitan Fashion Week has made a global impact on the fashion scene by presenting events held in dramatic, non-traditional venues that showcase not only fashion designers and costume designs, but also the most beautiful venues each city has to offer. Celebrating the world of fashion and costume designers in the categories of Avant Garde and Couture Gowns, created by international fashion and costume designers and are original “one-of-a-kind” creations. View Metropolitan Fashion Week official video reel here:https://youtu.be/XBsDwEYiZX0
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ABOUT THE J. PAUL GETTY TRUST:
The J. Paul Getty Museum collects Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts to 1900, as well as photographs from around the world to the present day. The Museum’s mission is to display and interpret its collections, and present important loan exhibitions and publications for the enjoyment and education of visitors locally and internationally. This is supported by an active program of research, conservation, and public programs that seek to deepen our knowledge of and connection of works of art. Hashtag: #GettyInspired; Twitter: @GettyMuseum; Facebook: facebook.com/gettymuseum; Instagram: instagram.com/gettymuseum
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