Winston Salem Fashion Week is regarded as one of the premier events in the Triad since launching in 2015. Winston Salem Fashion Week is a multicultural community event that provides an opportunity for, but not exclusive to, local designers, artists and professionals in the
apparel industry (as well as sponsoring business owners and partners) to showcase their collections and talents while expanding their brands..In 2016, Mayor Allen Joines highlighted the mission and how it fits in with the City of Arts and Innovation.
2017 will feature 10 designers and 6 emerging designers that will present their Fall/Winter or Spring/Summer Collections on the runway by professional models. Eight local retailers will introduce the looks for 2017 Fall/Winter or Spring/Summer 2018.