Westside Provisions Presents District Design Week

It may not be as well-known or heavily-covered in the media, but Atlanta has an emerging fashion and design district that is worthy of mention and accolades as they await their turn in the national spotlight. To celebrate the design that Atlanta is known for, Westside Provisions District presents a Design Week that is set to inspire and entice this fall. Westside Provisions District announces District Design Week, a premier fete of fall fashion and design featuring exclusive retailers from Atlanta's westside, will be held Friday, September 6 th , through Friday, September 13 th .

The inaugural event will strut to the scene as the southeast's most illustrious design showcase, beginning with A Really Good Strut, a boutique runway show revealing the District's authentic fall fashions on the westside bridge, on Friday, September 6 th , from 6 to 9 p.m. The glitz and glam of the runway show will feature nationally renowned neighborhood retailers including Anthropologie, Billy Reid, Kayce Hughes, Lululemon, Free People, Calypso St. Barth, G. Gilbert, Steven Alan, Jack Spade and Atlanta Made. To accompany the dynamic mix of classic and couture fashions at A Really Good Strut, hair and makeup will be styled courtesy of Dragonfly Salon. Throughout the evening, guests will get an exclusive glimpse of fall fashions while enjoying light bites and seasonally-inspired cocktails from District restaurants, as well as live music.

Extended store hours will allow attendees the chance to snag items straight from the runway. The Westside's District Design Week will gain momentum as the week continues to engage the community in a slew of fashion festivities. Sought-after retailers will welcome friends and fashionistas with events including designer and home decor showcases, creative cocktail tastings, in-store raffles, happy hours, live music and one-of-a-kind makeover experiences. Highlights include Environment furniture's exhibit with artist Roberto Detuesco, as well as Steven Alan's all-day trunk show on Sunday, September 8, featuring designer Millicent of Artemis Design Company. For more information on District Design Week and the latest fashion news, please visit the Westside Provisions District website and Facebook page . Westside Provisions District Westside Provisions District offers upscale shopping and dining in an urban, industrial setting, offering Atlantans "really good stuff" to see, do, eat and drink.

This trendsetting community, centered on the east and west sides of Howell Mill Road between the Atlanta Water Works to the north and Brady Avenue to the south, is home to 94 sophisticated White Provision Residences, as well as extraordinary boutiques, retail and showrooms including retail destinations such as Room & Board, Sid Mashburn, Seed Factory, Lululemon Athletica, Billy Reid and Knoll Furniture, as well as Dragonfly Salon. Dining in the district is an eclectic, inviting mix of offerings, from Abattoir and West Egg Cafe to the trendy tavern Ormsby's, Star Provisions and renowned restaurants Bacchanalia, Quinones at Bacchanalia, Taqueria del Sol and JCT Kitchen. For more information, visit www.westsidepd.com . For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.