WHERE STYLE MEETS SUBSTANCE

&
FASHION MEETS PHILANTHROPY

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Xiaolin by Julia Chew- Fall 2023 Collection

WELCOME TO
THE TAMPA BAY
FASHION EXPERIENCE

Celebrating the beauty of the Tampa Bay area and the heart of philanthropy.

Attendees of the five exclusive, upscale extravaganzas were treated to the best Tampa has to offer, with red carpet treatment and a first chance look at upcoming fashion trends on the runways. Sports and entertainment celebrities were on hand to make this inaugural event infinitely memorable!

Tampa Bay Fashion Experience believes the spirit of giving is always in style. This year’s fundraiser beneficiaries were CAN Community Health, and Autism Speaks, organizations very close to our hearts.

2024 Events

TBFE Fashion Face Off 2024

Imagine Project Runway Meets America’s Next Top Model and then TBFE Presents Fashion Face Off 2024 is born! Join us as Designers and Models go head to head in a competition series where the audience along with three celebrity judges choose Tampa’s Next Top Model and Designer. Prizes include a modeling contract and 20 page portfolio and a showcase at NYFW 2025. Witness an electrifying competition, where talented creators will showcase their artistry. A variety of amateur designers and models will compete for the top prize of being crowned Fashion Face Off Champion 2024! The finale competition showcase will be held in September 2024.

TBFE Studios

Coming January 2024. TBFE Studios  is a beautiful multipurpose space in Tampa Bay has arrived. The space will offer Professional development for modeling and pageantry along with a photography bay for family portraits, prom photos & birthday photo shoots not to mention Popcast space for influencers. (Located off of Himes and Waters Ave in Tampa) TBFE Studios will be home to our Model Boot Camp courses, Glam Beauty Photographer sessions and provide a variety of scenic opportunities for podcasters to shoot their next segments in style. From private runway coaching, to print-posing lessons, and pageantry training, this newly designed space will provide a number of different ways participants can perfect their craft.  If you’re looking to book your next dance class, birthday party, or private event? Host a sip and paint or exercise boot camp? Look no further. TBFE Studios will be available on PeerSpace for private bookings for those interested in finding a unique and convenient location to rent. 

TBFE Fashion Week September 2024

Where style meets substance and fashion meets philanthropy!
Join us in September for the most talked about fashion event in Tampa. Experience three days of exclusive fashions, giving back and star-studded red carpet experiences. Spring Showdown 2024 Finale Competition will kickoff the three day event. Where the top four designers and top 10 models compete for the grand prizes of being crowned Fashion Face Off Champion and Fresh Face 24 Champion. The second day will be spectacular. Suburban Style & Substance Charity Gala Avila Golf and Country Club. Experience the ultimate party with a purpose! This exclusive charity gala is where we get to make an impact in our community while spotlighting the talent within it. Flanked by celebrity appearances, the centerpiece of this night is a runway showcase featuring top designers. This is sure to be a night of giving you don’t want to miss. Night 3 will be sure to dazzle the city. Get ready for an extraordinary fashion spectacle to cap off the week’s festivities from our local luxe icon, none other than Neiman Marcus! Prepare yourself for an unparalleled experience showcasing the latest ready-to-wear fall styles and trends from the most renowned designers in an epic runway show!