PHILADELPHIA — Dec. 11, 2017 — In the midst of the busy holiday travel season, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Marketplace PHL will be featuring the hottest winter styles during a runway fashion show on Thursday, Dec. 14 from 2-2:30 p.m. as part of the Winter Fashion Festival taking place from noon to 4 p.m.
Models will stroll the catwalk to show off the newest fashion trends from select high-end and popular merchants within the airport, so travelers looking to get some holiday shopping done before their next flight are in luck. Clothing, accessories, luggage and more from Philadelphia Marketplace retailers including Gap, Brooks Brothers, Johnston & Murphy, Furla, Pandora, Solstice and others will be on display.
The event is taking place in the B/C Connector of PHL and will be emceed by Clarence LeJeune, managing partner of MarketPlace PHL and Nicole Michalik, host of iHeartRadio’s Q102. The popular Philly radio station will also be providing music to energize onlookers.
The Winter Fashion Festival will also feature live, hand-drawn illustrations by local artist, Denise Fike. Other fun activities taking place during the festival include hot chocolate and peppermint latte tastings by Starbucks, cookie tastings by Chick-fil-A, makeup demonstrations by MAC Cosmetics and more. Passengers are also invited to take advantage of the free holiday gift-wrap station and can enter-to-win a Furla handbag as part of a special holiday promotion.
“Passengers are always so grateful to have entertainment during the holiday travel season,” said Mel Hannah, vice president and general manager of MarketPlace PHL. “The Winter Fashion Festival is an exciting event that has something for everyone to enjoy.”
For information about the more than 170 concessions and services offered at PHL, special offers or other upcoming events at the airport, please visit www.philamarketplace.com.
About MarketPlace PHL, LLC
MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is the private partner with the City of Philadelphia in the management of the food and retail program throughout Philadelphia International Airport. The award-winning program consists of over 170 stores, restaurants and services, featuring regional, national and international brands as well as local Philadelphia favorites. MarketPlace also manages approximately 20 specialty carts and kiosks throughout all seven terminals. MarketPlace PHL, LLC, is a partnership between MarketPlace Development, a Boston-based airport retail development firm, and LeJeune & Associates, a Philadelphia-based retail development, management and consulting firm. For more information, visit www.philamarketplace.com.