Fashion Island’s 12th Annual StyleWeekOC®

September 07, 2023

Fashion Island presents its 12th annual StyleWeekOC®, recognized as Orange County's premier fashion event from Sept. 14 to Sept. 17. This year introduces a new element with industry powerhouse WWD (Women’s Wear Daily) hosting a panel discussion featuring VIP headliner Vanessa Hudgens and WWD Editor Ryma Chikhoune for an engaging Fashion Fireside Chat.

Over four extraordinary days, the event pays tribute to Southern California's distinctive style, showcasing a blend of innovative local brands such as Vuori and gorjana alongside esteemed luxury retailers like Chanel Beauty and Neiman Marcus. Fashion Island and its signature fashion extravaganza have played a pivotal role in establishing Orange County as a global fashion hub, sparking dialogues on style, beauty, and emerging trends.

This year's festivities offer guests a direct connection to the best of Fall Fashion, spanning from standout pieces to timeless classics and understated elegance.

Here's a breakdown of the event schedule:

  • Thursday, September 14 at 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, September 15 at 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 16 at 12 - 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 16 from 2 - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, September 17, All Day

All week long:

  • Neiman Marcus Art of Fashion: An exclusive runway presentation at Orange County's sole Neiman Marcus location, benefiting the local non-profit organization, CASA OC (invitation-only).
  • Fashion Island Magazine Fall Issue Release and VIP media reception at VEA Newport Beach (invitation only).
  • WWD Panel Presentation: Vanessa Hudgens will engage in a Fashion Fireside Chat with WWD Editor Ryma Chikhoune.
  • In-store celebrations at over 20 retailers, some featuring champagne and giveaways. Brands like Vince, A+O, Zadig&Voltaire, Alo, Rails, and Brixton will come alive with in-house parties and exclusive activations.
  • In-store promotions and Special Offers at participating retailers.
  • Fashion Island's casually elegant dining scene sets the stage for sunset happy hours and enchanting evening dinners. Participating restaurants, including Red O, Great Maple, and CUCINA enoteca, will serve special edition Cointreau® cocktails during StyleWeekOC to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Margarita.

For a comprehensive schedule of events, please visit

StyleWeekOC takes place from Thursday, September 14, 2023, through Sunday, September 17, 2023.

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Since 1993, Greer has been writing about fashion, dining and trends in Orange County, as a popular columnist for the Los Angeles Time Community Newspapers (Daily Pilot, Coastline Pilot and HB Independent) and now as founder of Greer’s OC.

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