March is the beginning of festival season in New Orleans. But, did you know that it is also fashion month? The NOLA Fashion Council was founded to promote Southern designers and to give New Orleans a place in the sun in the world of fashion.
There are two big fashion events in March. One is happening right now. It's NOLA Fasion Week from March 3-10. During Fashion Week there are runway shows at various venues around the city featuring many talented Southern designers. NOLA Fashion Week also features Educational Workshops that are expanded every year to educate budding Southern industry. There's also a Fashion Market that offer a chance to purchase one of the desinger items you can't resist.
At the end of the month, March 21-25, there's another fashion week with over 35 runway shows at various venues and a design contest. There's also a special bridal show. Some of the proceeds from this fashion week go to charity.