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Kid Couture at the Glazer Children's Museum will feature custom-designed garments for kids, plus fashion workshops. Free with a ticket to the museum, but you must have a child with you to attend. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the fashion show at 1 p.m. at 110 W Gasparilla Plaza in Tampa.


Cocktails & Couture includes a fashion show from Saks Fifth Avenue, plus dance and music performances. Tickets are $5 general admission, $25 for VIP runway seating. 7:30 p.m. Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City.


The Runway to Reality Style Seminar hosted by Working Women of Tampa Bay will feature stylists sharing fashion and makeup trends and tips. Tickets are $20 for members of Working Women of Tampa Bay, $25 for non-members. 6 p.m. at Push Ultra Lounge, 128 Third St. S, St. Petersburg.


The History of Fashion will showcase museum archive clothing and vintage styles dating back 90 years. The event includes cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and dessert. Tickets are $50 general admission, $75 for VIP. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the St. Petersburg Museum of History, 335 Second Ave. NE, St. Petersburg.


Admission to the Business of Fashion luncheon is $50 for chamber members, $60 for general admission, $450 for a corporate table of eight. Register by Monday. 11:45 a.m. at the Sheraton Riverwalk, 200 Ashley Drive, Tampa. That night, the Model Behavior Cocktail Soiree will celebrate designers, sponsors, models and guests with food and drinks, raffles and photo opportunities. Tickets are $35, advance only. 6 to 8 p.m. at the Element, 808 N Franklin St., Tampa.


Karma — the Shops at Franklin is a pop-up shopping experience with clothes and accessories open all weekend and kicking off with a grand opening party. Tickets for the party are $35. The party is from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, and the store will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 21 and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 22. The Vault, 611 N Franklin St., Tampa.


Tampa Bay Fashion Week Runway Show and boutique will feature exhibits from local businesses followed by a fashion show. VIP tickets are $75 in advance, $125 at the door, and include a swag bag, free drinks and access to designers after the show. General admission is $40 in advance, $65 at the door. 6 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City.

Experience Fashion Week

What are you wearing? (We're not being creepy. We promise.) Get involved in tbt*'s Fashion Week coverage by adding the hashtag #tbfashion to your Instagram photos. We want to see your Fashion Week shots, your favorite outfits, your stylish friends, even your own closets. We may publish some of the best photos next week. Until then, follow reporter Stephanie Hayes as she attends all Fashion Week festivities and tweets live via

@stephhayes. And read the Deal Divas blog at for recaps, photos, and a behind-the-scenes video from our closet photo shoots.

On our calendars, next week looks good 09/13/12 [Last modified: Thursday, September 13, 2012 11:09am]
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