Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel and International Plaza and Bay Street  are collaboratively offering the “Style Lives Here” package in conjunction with Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 , an annual event celebrating Tampa Bay’s unique style on Monday, September 12th through 24th. Tampa Bay Fashion Week and “Style Lives Here” will showcase the latest and greatest designs from fashion’s talented designers. Local, regional and national retail buyers, boutique owners and consumers will have the unique opportunity to experience quality style in a positive, high-fashion and artistic atmosphere. There will also be a fashion show taking place at 7 p.m. on September 23 in the stunning Grand Court at International Plaza, this is something you won’t want to miss.

The “Style Lives Here” package includes an overnight stay at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel, one-hour session with an International Plaza fashion stylist, a passport to savings at International Plaza & Bay Street, a signature International Plaza shopping tote and two (2) tickets to Friday’s Fashion Show.

The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel also offers other amenities like easy access to more than 200 upscale stores, a modern fitness center, serene outdoor swimming pool, trendy lobby bar and Italian-inspired cuisine at Pelagia Trattoria, the hotel’s upscale restaurant open all day long.

Guests who stay at the Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel on Friday, September 16 will have the opportunity to experience the hotel’s new Friday Four-Course Dinner for Two at Pelagia.

Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 will feature several fashion designers and brands, including Banana Republic, Athleta, Lilly Pulitzer, Pandora, Nieman Marcus, Ally B. Swim, Madame Adassa by Marsha Vacirca, Elizabeth Carson Racker, and more.

During Tampa Bay Fashion Week, several events will be hosted fashion industry professionals and aspiring fashion designers:

  • On Wednesday, September 21, Tampa Bay Fashion Week will be hosting a Sip & Shop Soiree starting at 6 p.m. at The Hideaway, where attendees can network with fashion industry professionals, enjoy drink specials, raffle prizes, and shop at local designer and accessories brands!
  • The next day on Thursday, September 22, there will be Fashion Photos & Prosecco at  Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, where guests can experience fashion photography at the museum, along with Prosecco and cupcakes. Exclusive members can watch Leslie Joy Ickowitz, VERTICAL Tampa Bay’s founder and editor-in-chief, deliver a presentation on the fashion photography featured in the magazine along with behind-the-scenes stories about select photo shoots.
  • Friday night September 23 marks the Designer Runway Show will start at 7 p.m. at the  International Plaza and Bay Street. The runway show will feature Tampa Bay and the surrounding area’s fashion designers, plus exclusive showings from select brands. The designer line-up includes Elizabeth Carson Racker, Floridita by Charlotte Marin, Free People, Lilly Pulitzer, Pandora and a Sanford Brown-IADT School of Design Student Showcase.
  • Saturday, September 24 brings a whole new Runway Show with a bevy of designers and shops including Ally B Swim, Athleta, Banana Republic, Madame Adassa by Marsha Vacirca, Neiman Marcus, and Tracy Negoshian. Doors open at 11 at International Plaza, runway begins at noon.  Also on Saturday the Children's Museum in Downtown Tampa hosts Kid Couture Workshops from 10 am to 11 am. 

You definitely don’t want to miss out on Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel and International Plaza’s “Style Lives Here” package for an overnight stay at the hotel, two (2) tickets to Friday’s Fashion Show and many more perks. Get ready for this trendsetting, weeklong Tampa Bay Fashion Week 2016 events with some of the best fashion designers and brands. You will be inspired to become a fashion designer yourself by the end of the first day and be thoroughly inspired!