Tickets are now on sale for The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills’ “Tour de Fashion” with celebrity stylist and television personality George Kotsiopoulos on Friday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with. This indulgence in shopping, mojitos and more will celebrate the property’s most recent luxury outlet expansion and benefit more than 30 local charitable organizations, which will receive 100% of all ticket proceeds.
Tickets are priced at $30 for the “Designer Level” and $75 for the “Couture” VIP experience. They can only be purchased at www.ColonnadeOutletsTourdeFashion.com.
All guests at this first-time stylish soiree will enjoy street-lined runway shows, refreshment stations, as well as receive value-added shopping incentives, complimentary swag bags and more. Attendees will also enjoy style trunk shows throughout the day, hosted by leading fashion aficionados Rod Hagwood, Sun-Sentinel fashion and lifestyle writer, Annie Vasquez of The Fashion Poet, Kelly Saks of Kelly’s Kloset and Jodi Belden, former senior associate accessories editor for ELLE Magazine. This dynamic group will share their top trends and fashion must-haves from a selection of fine stores at The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills such as Armani, Gucci, Ipolita, Versace and more.
Couture VIP level guests will enjoy all of the above, plus will be granted exclusive access to join George Kotsiopoulos for a special lunch reception to honor five “Role Models” – leading South Florida men and women who support important causes. Sawgrass Mills Role Models 2013 honorees are Diana Pattison (ARC Broward), John Stengel (Art and Culture Center of Hollywood), Joi Freeman (Broward Public Library Foundation), Nancy Peterson (Jack & Jill’s Children’s Center) and Steve Ziff (Angel’s Pediatric Heart House).
“This is an exciting time as Sawgrass Mills celebrates its recent expansion with a wealth of new luxury brand stores not found anywhere else in this market,” said Joellyn Fellmeth, regional director of marketing at Sawgrass Mills. “Event attendees are in for a real treat as we roll out the red carpet for a day of shopping in support of many local charities.”
Sponsors of The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills’ Tour de Fashion include the Wasie Foundation, Ocean Drive Magazine, City & Shore Magazine and WSVN 7.
Tour de Fashion Charity Participants:
Angel's Pediatric Heart House
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
Broward Healthy Start Coalition
Broward Public Library Foundation
Children’s Opportunity Group
Dress for Success Miami
Early Learning Coalition of Broward County
Encore Connect at Impact Broward
Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre
Fort Lauderdale Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumnae Association
The Girl Choir of South Florida
Henderson Behavioral Health
Jack & Jill Children’s Center
JL Charity for Exceptional Youth
Kappa Delta Alumnae Chapters
Kids In Distress
Lupus Foundation of America, Southeast Florida Chapter
Make-A-Wish® Southern Florida
Marine Industry Cares Foundation
Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation
Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
Overtown Youth Center
Unicorn Children's Foundation
Urban League of Broward County
Velocity Boca Raton Inc.
Women's International Film & Arts Festival
Young at Art Museum.
For more information about The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills’ Tour de Fashion, please call (954) 233-0878 or visit us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SawgrassMills).