Haute.lanta Fashion Week(R) Partners With Green Opportunities For Urban Neighborhoods

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  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) July 14, 2010 - Haute.lanta Fashion WeekŪ (HLFW), The Official Fashion Week of Atlanta is back in its fourth year infusing the best in fashion, beauty, and art with a host of style makers, fashion elite, and trendsetters. This high-energy media and fashion event takes place from Wednesday to Sunday, September 15th-19th, 2010.

    With all of its fabulousness, HLFW, in partnership with Green Opportunities for Urban Neighborhoods, has officially gone GREEN! ENVIRO-Couture, a sustainable fashion event will take place on Saturday, September 18th during Fashion Week in Atlanta. The show will kick off with a live internet feed "Eco-Razzi Green Carpet" pre-show and will feature green designers as well as an Eco-Chic Student Design Competition, in which designers will showcase their hautest eco-responsible fashions to compete for $1000 in cash and an all expense paid trip to the Green Shows at Eco Fashion Week in New York City. The show will also feature the Willian Collection by Keia Bounds, stylist for TLC's What Not to Wear.

    The HLFW 2010 Vision
    The HLFW Vision is to emphasize sustainable fashion, showcase independent and emerging designers, and draw national attention to Atlanta's unique connection of art, design, and sustainability. Known for its celebrity presence, creativity for modern art, design, and urban development, the city of Atlanta is being unveiled as 'The Manhattan of the South'. On the runway since 2007, Haute.lanta Fashion WeekŪ showcases the hottest designer collections of the upcoming season through a five-day series of non-stop high-production runway shows, live mannequin and accessory exhibits, silent auctions, premium live entertainment, celebrity appearances, and oh so haute after parties. HLFW exposes independent designers to a host of style makers, celebrities, fashion elite, consumers, and more importantly buyers, and regional & national press.

    Commitment to the Design Community
    'Fashion Week' in Atlanta has always been affordable for independent designers. For a nominal fee, HLFW produces and stages their entire show; moving fashion forward for a sustainable future. This year Haute.lanta Fashion WeekŪ is making the production of the event itself sustainable - from construction of the actual runway with eco-friendly materials and energy efficient lighting, to cruelty-free styling products and cosmetics by LAMIK Beauty, organic hors d'oeuvres courtesy of BANG! Hospitality, recycled printing materials and giftbags, to even using sustainable-certified hotels for our guests. HLFW supports the city's sustainable economic development mission to encourage the effort for a greener earth and will continue to lead the Atlanta design community by example.

    Haute.lanta Fashion WeekŪ benefits two nonprofit organizations, RISE (Resources for Independence, Self-Sufficiency & Education) and Green Opportunities For Urban Neighborhoods. Eco-Fashionistas..it would be absolutely out of style for you to miss such a fabulously green affair. For more information, or for event tickets, log on to: www.Hautelantafashionweek.com or www.goungreen.org call 770.217.HLFW.

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