Presenting FGI Charleston and Fashion Shows

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The first Charleston regional chapter of Fashion Group International® is finally coming to Charleston.
And with their arrival, they would like to present a night of viewing fashion shows that would impress even the brattiest of fashionistas.

Showing collections from Paris, Milan, London, and New York (basically every fashion capital in the world), and presented by industry experts, this FGI event will be a marvelous site to see, and place to learn about the styles, shapes, patterns, fabrics, moods, and everything else these sleek catwalks have to offer.

So, Miss and Mr Fashion, save the date. This is not an event you would want to miss. Here's what we know so far:
When: Tuesday, February 8, 6-9pm
Where: TBD (we'll keep you posted)
Call: (843) 696-2688 for more information

About FGI
FGI is here to help its members become more effective in their fashion-related careers by providing two of the most important keys to success; insights and access. FGI is a global, non-profit, professional organizatoin with 5000 members in the fashion industry including, apparel, accessories, beauty, and home.

Read More to learn about Charleston FGI's Regional Director, Rosanna Krekel.

Meet Charleston's FGI Regional Director

Rosanna Krekel's bio:Rosanna Giacalone Krekel is the founder of the marketing advisory company La Vita É Bella which was launched in 2008.  Ms. Krekel has extensive experience in all aspects of advertising and publishing.  Her last industry position was Vice-President and Associate Publisher of the Robb Report, where she lead her sales and marketing team to one of the magazine’s most profitable years.Previously, Ms. Krekel was the launch publisher of Life & Style Weekly where she created a successful celebrity news weekly alternative in a highly competitive market. From scratch, Life & Style Weekly hit the 1 million mark in circulation during her tenure.Over a span of nearly 20 years, Ms. Krekel has enjoyed record-breaking sales performances as the Executive Beauty Director at Glamour (earning her the Salesperson of the Year award), Fashion Director at Rolling Stone, and Accessories & Jewelry Manager at Elle.  Also, she was one of the founding officers of the multi-media start-up, 2D Interactive.In addition to her work with La Vita É Bella, Ms. Krekel will be launching the first Charleston regional chapter of The Fashion Group International ® which is a global, non-profit, professional organization with 5,000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home.  The FGI mission is to be the pre-eminent authority on the business of fashion and design, and to help its members become more effective in their careers.  Formerly, she has been an active member of FGI since 1994.In addition to her professional responsibilities, Ms. Krekel is a member of Cosmetic Executive Women, The Center for Women’s Business and the Gibbes Museum. Ms. Krekel holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and attended graduate school at the University of Salamanca in Spain.  She resides with her husband in Charleston and New York City.

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