9/5: DISTRICT OF FASHION RUNWAY SHOW UNVEILS SPRING/SUMMER 2020 COLLECTION LINEUP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Media Contact: Catherine Llamido

Linda Roth Associates, Inc.

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catherine@lindarothpr.com

**MEDIA ALERT**

9/5: DISTRICT OF FASHION RUNWAY SHOW UNVEILS SPRING/SUMMER 2020 COLLECTION LINEUP

DC’s Premier Fashion Event to Host Third Show

WHAT:  The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) presents its thirdDistrict of Fashion Runway Show in partnership with Mayor Muriel Bowser's Commission on Fashion Arts and Events (CFAE). Join celebrity TV personality and stylist Paul Wharton as he hosts the District of Fashion’s runway event, just ahead of New York Fashion Week, to bridge the gap between the two cities and elevate DC’s position in the fashion industry.

WHO:  This season’s runway show will feature various national and international designers primarily from DC/MD/VA including Dur Doux, Shari Henry, SJL Collection, Abrams Wearable, ShuEsq, Insight DC, Mylk and Honey Clothier, celebrity designer TruFace by Grace and returning District of Fashion celebrity all-stars Andrew Nowell Menswear, Cheero Citizen, Christopher Schafer Clothier, Grindstone Universal, Sincerely KAJ, and DiDomenico.

WHEN: Thursday, September 5, 2019, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

The DowntownDC BID District of Fashion Runway Show is an invite-only event. The location, in DowntownDC will be disclosed to registered media only, and ask that media not promote and/or post the event to public platforms ahead of the show.

For media inquiries, please contact Catherine Llamido at catherine@lindarothpr.com. To request press credentials, please fill out the online form.

For more information about DowntownDC’s District of Fashion Runway Show, visit districtoffashion.com, District of Fashion’s Instagram and official event hashtag #DistrictofFashion.

 About District of Fashion

The District of Fashion Runway Show is DowntownDC’s premier fashion event. It serves as a unique platform for designers, buyers, fashion press, stylists, and other fashion creatives to conduct world-class business in Washington, DC. District of Fashion events are held in September and February as kickoffs to New York Fashion Week. The DowntownDC Business Improvement Corporation (BID) is working to establish the District as a thriving fashion capital and to create awareness about DC’s local, innovative and inclusive fashion industry. The event seeks to solidify DC’s status alongside thriving industry destinations such as New York, L.A, Paris and Milan.

About the DowntownDC BID

The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) was founded in 1997 and is a private non-profit organization that provides capital improvements, resources and research that keep the BID area clean, safe, economically and environmentally strong and accessible. The DowntownDC BID is a catalyst, facilitator and thought leader in diversifying the economy, promoting public/private partnerships and enhancing the DowntownDC experience for all. This special district, where property owners have agreed to tax themselves to fund services, encompasses a 138-block area of approximately 520 properties from Massachusetts Avenue on the north to Constitution Avenue on the south, and from Louisiana Avenue on the east to 16th Street on the west. Find DowntownDC BID on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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