September 2014 marks the fourth installation of Jersey City Fashion Week (JCFW). The week will be held in Jersey City, NJ. The week is focused on showcasing talent from the tri-state area and beyond including Jersey City designers. JCFW was created to celebrate fashion and entertainment while highlighting local businesses and giving back to the community. JCFW is produced by the DLJ Give to Live Community Foundation a project of United Charitable Programs a registered 501 c 3 charity). Give to Lives mission to to support charitable causes through fashion, sports and entertainment. This year Jersey City Fashion Week will be donating to charities that are assist the sick and disabled or are in the area of health and wellness including the Mo Hair Foundation and the Concordia Learning Center at the St. Joseph’s School for the Blind.
Reality TV star and rapper Jim Jones will showcase his Vampire Life clothing line at this year’s VIP exclusive fashion show. National Ms 2014 and Miss New Jersey USA, Jeanette Josue will host an Upscale fashion event at the Liberty Center which will feature designs by the very talented Marco Hall. Top model Louis Allen will walk the runway for the cause during our week.
Great clothing from the The House of Sadia with designer Sadia Hussain, designer Kenya Smith of Planet Zero Motors, FashionSixty 4 by designer Samanta Samuels and Chablis Designs designer Tyrone Chablis will also be shown during the week.
This years’ Fashion Week calendar will also feature the following:
Wednesday – Opening Night Fashion Soiree with International Designers 6-10PM at VB3 Restaurant and Bar. Hosted by Lori Bryant (Ms. Black NJUSA – 2010)
Thursday – A Walk-thru In the Park – an exclusive VIP Fashion Event 6-10PM at the MaritimePark in Jersey City featuring the Vampire Live clothing line by Rapper and Reality TV Star Jim Jones.
Friday – A School of Fashion – Children’s Fashion Event 6-8PM at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ.
Friday – Featured Store Night and Night of Lights featuring Gentlemen’s Attire in Greenville, On the Ave in the Heights and Aaraa in Hoboken.
Saturday – New Faces: Catwalk in the Park – An upscale fashion event with Emerging Designers. 6-10PM at the Liberty ScienceCenter in Jersey City, NJ with a live Internet radio broadcast by Jeff Foxx from WBLS and Sirius XM satellite radio.
Sunday – Estilo Moda Comida – Where Style, Fashion & Food Collide for the Soul. The JCFW’s Fashion brunch. 12 to 2 pm Liberty Prime Steakhouse.
Through JCFW Give to Live has donated to over nine charities including Dress for Success (Hudson County), Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County, York Street Project, Art House Production’s, Rising Tide Capital, Hope Center for the Visual Performing Arts, Snowflake Youth Foundation, Jersey City Recreation Foundation and the Gridiron Group. This is a fabulously fashionable charity fashion week that is sure to bring in lots of talent and style while giving back to the Jersey City Community. To attend JCFW you can purchase tickets at http://www.uniiverse.com/jcfwsept2014. For more information please check out the website at http://www.jerseycityfashionweek.com
JCFW is sponsored by Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive & the Board of Chosen Freeholders, Skoloff and Wolfe Attorneys at Law, Investors Bank, Media Sponsor Hudson County Reporter and Jersey City Magazine. Fashion Media Sponsors Fashion United and Fashion Avenue News Magazine, VB3 3 restaurant and bar, Events Cherished, Uniiverse, YELP. JCFW Supporters include PNC Bank, Jersey City Medical Center- Liberty Health Care Systems, City of Jersey City, City of Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs, City of Jersey City Division of Recreation, City of Jersey City- City Council