Friday, September 7, 2012

About Last Night: Fashion's Night Out With Billy Reid & Rogue Wave Surf Shop

Remember last week when I went on a rant about how unacceptable the Fashion's Night Out scene was in Charleston? Well, last night was the big night. So I decided to go to what really was the only event in town that tickled my fancy. The Billy Reid Store (150 King St, Charleston, SC) was hosting an event to show off their new Fall/Winter stuff and also to showcase somewhat of a newer brand: Rogue Wave Surf Shop. RWSS (69 Spring St, Charleston, SC) was founded nearly 2 years ago by Rhett Boyd Jr. who I met during my "Charleston's 10 Most Stylish" feature earlier in the year. His brand specializes in offering the highest quality hand made surf craft and skateboards, along with vintage clothing and accessories. So of course I had to go support my buddy, Rhett, and also show love to the reigning CFDA (Council of Fashion Designers of America) Menswear designer of the year Billy Reid. And in true Billy Reid "fashion" (pun is blatantly intended), there was Bourbon, Food, Music, and Clothes. Which I think is the best combo besides cream cheese, flour, sugar, eggs, and heavy cream (figure it out). Here are some pics from the event. Hopefully the rest of King St decides to join in on the fun next year.




Music by Ryan Bailey


Bourbon mixed drink. 7 minutes after this picture was taken, it was empty

A look in Billy Reid's downstairs basement

Billy Reid' s Bow Tie Display

Me and Rhett

Table of goodies from RWSS available for sale that evening

Closeup of on e of RWSS Floral Pocket T's


3 comments:

  1. Looks like a fun event, great website, awesome style! -Candace

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    1. Thanks. Had a great time. Super event for Charleston!!

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