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September 25, 2011

State Street Fashion Week

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It’s no secret that Ann Arbor is home to some of Michigan’s fashion elite. Influences from fashion-forward cities ranging from New York to Los Angeles can be found on every block downtown. Toss in some Midwest trends and you’ve got an eclectic array of what’s what in the fashion world.

The State Street Area Association is recognizing some of these influencers in this year’s State Street Fashion Week, which will take place from October 17 – 22 at various retailers and venues within the State Street Association.

The main attraction and headlining event for the State Street Fashion Week will be a free fashion show at the Michigan Theater on October 18. Collections from Ann Arbor retailers, local models and a bevy of who’s who will showcase the area’s best fall looks.

There will be daily prizes and giveaways including free parking in the city structures with validation from participating retailers.

Also on the list of events is a celebration of some of the most reputable and recognizable names in the Ann Arbor fashion scene. Van Boven will be celebrating their 90th anniversary, Bivouak and Renaissance will both have events for their 40th anniversaries and All About Blue will ring in 2011 with their 10th anniversary.

You’ll definitely want to check out the free fashion show and take advantage of some of the deals happening throughout the week. For more information about State Street Fashion Week, participating retailers, dates and special events, check out the State Street Area Association’s Facebook page at

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