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RED CARPET FASHION EXPERT NICK VERREOS OF PROJECT RUNWAY KICKS OFF BACK TO SCHOOL WITH FALL FASHION EVENT

WHAT: Red Carpet Fashion expert Nick Verreos of Project Runway will host ”A Live Style Off” highlighting a fashion show with five finalists from Project Style who will model  their latest fashions from South Bay Galleria that they purchased using a $250 Galleria Gift Card.  The finalists will compete for the title of “Top Trendsetter” to win a $1,000 shopping spree.  They include Kristy Gail Hargrove, Fabian Cabrera, Nikoleta Panteva and Caryn Lee.

During the event, Nick Verreos will conduct a “Meet & Greet,” as finalists model their fashions and share their style secrets, telling guests why they should win the “Live Style Off.”  The public is encouraged to text to vote for the fan favorite with the opportunity to win a $500 Galleria Gift Card.

A panel of three will judge the fashion finalists, including:

  •  Nick Verreos, designer and former Project Runway contestant
  •  Warren Chaumont, Orange County Fashion Week Producer
  • Chelan Gabor, Owner, Chelan Design, stylist and visual merchandiser

WHEN: Saturday, September 3, 2011

WHERE: South Bay Galleria, 1815 Hawthorne Boulevard, Redondo Beach, California 90278, Center Court, (310) 271-7546

1-2pm         Private “Meet and Greet” with Nick Verreos Center Court South Bay                                         Galleria

2-3pm         Live “Style Off” Center Court and Fan Favorite Text to Vote.

3pm            Project Style Judging and Winner Announcement and presentation of $1,000 Galleria Gift card to top trendsetter.

3-3:45pm    Nick Verreos accompanies Project Style winner on shopping trip at his/her favorite South Bay Galleria stores.

4pm             Fan Favorite Winner Announcement Center Court.  Nick Verreos awards $250 Galleria Card to Fan Favorite.


WHO: Nick Verroes received international attention after appearing on Project Runway and has since enjoyed success as a red carpet fashion expert on E!, TV Guide Network, and more. Under his label NIKOLAKI, he and his partner David Paul have designed gowns worn by Heidi Klum, Kathy Griffin, and Eva Longoria.  

INTERVIEWS:  Nick Verreos and finalists will be available for interviews.