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Greenville Fashion Week Announces GFW Favorite Cocktail Competition

Greenville Fashion Week to launch Greenville’s Premier Fashion event, “Greenville’s Gateway to the world of Fashion” to strengthen fashion careers; impacting the upstate of SC economy.


GREENVILLE, S. C. – Greenville Fashion Week (GFW) is kicking off April 19 through April 21, 2018. In leading up to this premier event, local restaurants within the community are excited to participate in the designer–‐inspired cocktail competition.

Participating restaurants include Husk, Halls, Rick Erwins Nantucket, Rick Erwins West End Grille, Sobys, Nose Dive, Lazy Goat, Passerelle’s, Crepe du Jour, Roost, Grill Marx, Limoncello, Larkin’s on the River, Otto Izakaya, Up on the Roof, Ruth’s Chris and Greenville Country Club.

These mixologists have concocted hand crafted cocktails inspired by the following designers: Tom Ford, Armani, Manolo Blahnik, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, Burberry, Dolce and Gabbana, Coco Chanel, Dior, Prada, Jimmy Chu, Gucci, and Vera Wang. This resulted in some fun drinks such as “The Little Black Dress” – Coco Chanel and Tom Ford’s “Spectre.”

The philosophy of this first event is to embrace Greenville’s love of food and combine it with a passion for fashion. Be sure to visit these participating restaurants and vote for your favorite fashion cocktail March 29th – April 11th. The winning cocktail will become the signature cocktail for Greenville Fashion Week 2018.

To stay up to date with Greenville Fashion Week by following their social media and visit

ABOUT GREENVILLE FASHION WEEK Greenville Fashion Week, a premier fashion weeks in North America, takes place from April 19 – 21, 2018 under the tents in downtown Greenville, S.C. The multimedia event showcases collections of emerging designers, nationally renowned designer runway shows, glamorous on–‐site festivities, entertainment, shopping, after–‐parties, VIP parties and much more. For information, please visit or @gvlfashionweek.


Heather is the owner of Charlie Mason Entertainment in Upstate South Carolina. Entities include Upstate Exposures Magazine, Charlie Mason Radio, and the Northwest Corner Podcast.

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