#FWSD17 Survival Guide

Posted on: September 28th, 2017

#FWSD17

SURVIVAL GUIDE

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The Fashion Week San Diego 2017 10 Year Anniversary Runway Shows are just days away!

Wednesday, October 4th – Sunday, October 8th, 2017.

To ensure you have the best experience possible at FWSD17, we want to give you exclusive tips for each night of the shows (before, during, and after.)

FWSD Kick Off VIP Party & Fashion Film Screening
Wednesday, October 4: The Lot, La Jolla – 6pm.

Art & Beauty Behind Fashion
Thursday, October 5: Andaz – 6pm.

Runway Shows Night One
Friday, October 6: Broadway Pier – 6pm
After Party @ Florent 5th Ave.
All FWSD Pass Holders will be admitted for FREE.

Runway Shows Night Two
Saturday, October 7: Broadway Pier – 6pm
After Party @ Oxford Social Club.
All FWSD Pass Holders will be admitted for FREE.

Annual Trunk & Fashion Awards
Sunday, October 8th: Hotel Del Coronado– 10am to 2pm.

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When You Arrive:

Guests will check in under the last name that was used to purchase the week passes. At this time, week pass holders will receive their VIP or GA lanyards that give them access to the remaining nights of runway shows. Once you have a lanyard you do not have to wait in line for check in the remaining nights. YOU MUST BRING YOUR LANYARD WITH YOU EACH NIGHT TO GET IN.

FAQ’s:

1. How early should I arrive?

Doors open at 6pm each night. Arrive no later than 6:15pm or you’ll miss part of the show! FWSD starts on time!

2. Is photography allowed?

Photography is allowed. Please be considerate and refrain from blocking other guests’ views. Please tag @fashionweeksd or hashtag #FWSD17. We love to #reshare your photos.

3. Will there be seating available?

Seating is for VIP pass holders ONLY. GA pass holders have standing room only. If you need seating assistance please see a FWSD team member.

4. Parking?

  • Valet parking is available at The Lot and Andaz.
  • Broadway Pier is self parking in lots, stalls or take an Uber, Lyft, carpool etc.
  • The Hotel Del is self parking or valet.
  • Afterparties are in The Gaslamp. Lot and stall parking available.
  • For all events we suggest taking a ride share and not drinking and driving.

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5. Where to Eat & Drink!

Each night of the FWSD17 Runway Shows we have something tasty going on! Here are the details:

Wednesday 10/4 • FWSD Kick Off Party & Fashion Film Screening – This night is all about the tasty treats! We kick off the party with drinks and appetizers! When the Fashion Film begins, The Lot takes movie theater food to a whole new level, offering a variety of items from salads, flatbreads, sandwiches, and sharable plates. Also, popcorn flavors: chili, caramel, butter, salt and vinegar, and zebra along with traditional candy and snacks.

Thursday 10/5 • The Art & Beauty Behind Fashion – As Art & Beauty make their way down the runway this evening, FWSD and our partner Tito’s Vodka will be hosting one of our handcrafted signature cocktails to start the night off right! Come early or stay late, Andaz also has on on-site Restaurant with vibrant food, wine, craft beer and nightlife scene.

Friday 10/6 & Saturday 10/7  • Designer Runway Shows  – During the FWSD Designer Runway Shows, you can drink for a good cause! Every FWSD Cocktail sold will help raise money for Rancho Coastal Humane Society and FAB Authority. Did we mention they also taste amazing? These signature drinks are specially crafted with Tito’s VodkaHubert’s LemonadeLillet, for our beer drinkers, Karl Stauss, + more! Not a drinker? No worries! FWSD also has a variety of non-alcoholic beverages including Flow Water & Clearly Kombucha. Need a little mid-runway snack, we always have KIND bars on site too! Also, in the Runway venue we will have Acqua serving their famous healthy frozen cotton candy and hand crafted sandwiches for either a sweet treat or bite to eat during the shows.Finally, if you’re staying the night in downtown, perhaps at Kimpton Solamar, their on-site restaurant Upper East Bar is a great option for early or late night dining following the runway shows!

After Party Fun! 

Friday 10/6 • Following the Friday Night Runway Shows, all FWSD pass holders are invited to join us for an exclusive VIP After Party at Florent. Moet Chandon splits for all guests and a Late Night Dining Menu from the new Executive Chef, Come hungry!

  • Check out this amazing menu:

Saturday 10/7 • Following the Saturday, Finale Night of Runway Shows, all FWSD pass holders are invited to join us for an exclusive After Party at Oxford Social Club. This Avant Garde themed nightclub is guaranteed keep the cocktails pouring in celebration of the FWSD17 10 Year Anniversary Runway Shows!

Sunday 10/8 • FWSD Designer Trunk Show and Fashion Awards – How about a mimosa or brunch with your shopping? The Hotel Del Coronado offers a variety of on-site food and beverage options including their restaurant 1500 Ocean. Its been a long week of fashion and fun, treat yourself!

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