Baton Rouge Fashion Week kicks off with special events

Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion Week model alumni wear clothing created by designers who will be featured during the 2016 event starting today. Featured designers, from left: iME by Brandon D. Campbell, Chokolat Creme by Samjah Saulsberry and April Alexander, HD Bling by Dana Ayo, iME. Photo by Kristina Britt.


A runway scene from last year's Fashion Week.
A runway scene from last year’s Fashion Week.

Oneofakind Baton Rouge Fashion Week launches its third year with special events starting today, Thursday, Feb. 25.

Founded by entertainment producer Brandon D. Campbell, OBRFW aims to promote and unite local talents in the fashion industry while also positively impacting the community through donations, awareness and economic growth and development.

Here’s a roundup of this year’s Fashion Week events:

  • For Kids by Kids: Fashion show solely produced by kids. Turner Gallery, LSU Museum of Art. Tonight, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance; dress is semiformal.
  • BARE: Casual fashion show with makeup-free models hosted by WBRZ’s Ambria Washington. Turner Gallery, LSU Museum of Art. Tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance, and cocktail attire is suggested.
  • BIG Night: Final fashion show of the week, hosted by NBC 33’s Danielle Grossman. Capitol Park Museum. Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance and include hors d’oeuvres, drink and VIP swag bag. Portion of proceeds benefit the Louisiana Museum Foundation. Formal attire in Pantone’s colors of 2016—rose quartz and serenity—is encouraged.

Tickets for all Fashion Week events are available online at

And for more details on the designers and creators of Baton Rouge Fashion Week, check out this article in the February issue of inRegister’s sister publication, 225 magazine.