Airbnb, RAGTRADE ATLANTA Collaborate to Present A Night at the Fashion Museum

RAGTRADE ATLANTA will celebrate their fifth-year cultivating Atlanta’s fashion industry by hosting a celebratory event featuring independent designers, live music and more.

ATLANTA-October 22, 2018/-- RAGTRADE ATLANTA, a fashion community committed to developing a sustainable fashion industry for the city of Atlanta, has partnered with Airbnb to produce A Night at the Fashion Museum on Saturday, October 27th at the Margaret Mitchell House from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. RAGTRADE ATLANTA will also celebrate five years cultivating Atlanta’s fashion community.

Guests will experience three (3) curated fashion presentations featuring collections from independent designers Natt Taylor, a popular fashion label that has shown with RAGTRADE since 2014, ANINETEEN, a new emerging label that has generated major buzz since launching earlier this year and soon to be released luxury loungewear brand DAYO. In addition, hair for the presentation will be styled by RAGTRADE ATLANTA creative lead, Lisa Pope of Trade Secrets with Lisa and models will be provided by longtime partner MP Management-Atlanta. All parties involved with the presentation are Atlanta-based, strengthening the purpose of RAGTRADE ATLANTA.

Angela Watts, founder of RAGTRADE ATLANTA, is thrilled to celebrate another year of success. “I cannot believe we have reached our five-year milestone. Since launching in 2013, we have witnessed so much success with our past shows, the growth of our yearly programs, memberships and fashion designers who have chosen to show on our platform year and year. Our five-year celebration in partnership with Airbnb symbolizes growth for our fashion community in Atlanta with more to come. Five years is just the beginning.”

A Night at the Fashion Museum presented by Airbnb and RAGTRADE ATLANTA will take place on Saturday October 27th at the Margaret Mitchell House, 979 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.ragtradeatlanta.com/calendar .

 

About RAGTRADE ATLANTA

Established in 2013, RAGTRADE ATLANTA is committed to developing a sustainable fashion industry for the city of Atlanta. Our organization aims to further the growth and interests of local and international designers in four key areas: Business Development, Scholarship Awards/Grants, Reputation, and Innovation & Tech.

Since its inception, RAGTRADE ATLANTA has produced various events like the cities official fashion week and manages a yearlong-curated event calendar that features exclusive listings of fashion-focused events hosted by key community leaders.

About Airbnb

Founded in 2008, Airbnb’s mission is to create a world where people can belong through healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technology to economically empower millions of people around the world to unlock and monetize their spaces, passions and talents to become hospitality entrepreneurs. Airbnb’s accommodation marketplace provides access to 5+ million unique places to stay in more than 81,000 cities and 191 countries. With Experiences, Airbnb offers unprecedented access to local communities and interests through 15,000+ unique, handcrafted activities run by hosts across 1,000+ markets around the world. Airbnb’s people-to-people platform benefits all its stakeholders, including hosts, guests, employees and the communities in which it operates.

About Margaret Mitchell House

The Margaret Mitchell House is a historic house museum located in Atlanta, Georgia. The structure was the home of author Margaret Mitchell and is located in Midtown at 979 Crescent Avenue. The house was known as the Crescent Apartments when Mitchell and her husband lived in Apt. 1 on the ground floor from 1925 to 1932. While living there, Mitchell wrote the bulk of her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, Gone with the Wind.

 

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Angela Watts