GREENWICH, Conn. – The countdown has begun to the fifth annual Fashion on the Avenue event set for Wednesday.
Greenwich Avenue will be transformed into the ultimate high-fashion catwalk with an evening of style featuring local retailers and designers. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with more activities, including an art show, car show, boat show, fitness demonstrations, a dance performance, cigar sampling, music and gourmet food trucks, all planned, according to a press release.
At 6 p.m., a special tribute will be held in honor of 9/11, followed by the fashion show.
Fairfield County Look is the presenting sponsor of the event, as well as the media sponsor.
Diamond sponsors are the Delamar Hotel and l’escale, Greenwich CrossFit, and Zen Bronze who is also the beauty sponsor.
Platinum sponsors are The Arthur Murray Grande Ballroom of Greenwich, Beacon Point Marine, First Bank of Greenwich, the Greenwich Arts Council, Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich, Nat Sherman Cigars, Uber and Val’s Putnam Wines & Liquors.
Participating designers and stores include Alexis Bittar, Crave, Out of the Box, Parulina Fine Jewelry, Yoga Smoga, Clay, New York Sports Clubs, CrossFit Greenwich, Zen Bronze, Lauren DiNardo, Grace Connell Designs, Anne Fontaine, Eileen Fisher, Vineyard Vines, Jea Jea Sport, 2nd Time Around, Sophia’s Costumes.
Other participants are Becker Salon, Color Café, Do’s Salon, and Jaafar Tazi Salon. Restaurants, including Morello’s and l’escale, will offer special dinner menus. Food truck vendors include Caffe Bon, Lobster Craft, Skinny Pines, Taco Loco, Crazy Taco, Have a Ball, Bounty Food Truck and Sal’s Pizza Truck.
Uber has created a special offer for the event. Follow these simple steps to get $20 off your first ride:
1) Download the free Uber iPhone/Android App in your smartphone's app store.
2) Enter your information in the Uber app and use the promo code GFOA2015 when you sign.
3) $20 will be applied towards your first ride on uberX, uberXL, uberBLACK, or uberSUV. You can also signup online at: uber.com/go/GFOA2015 or by texting GFOA2015 to 827-222.
Photo opportunities with the sponsors will be available at 5:45 p.m. outside the Greenwich Arts Council building.
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