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The Mall at Millenia


August 16, 2010

 A week-long event featuring in-store activities, cutting-edge fashion shows, and exclusive merchandise

 ORLANDO, Fla. August 16, 2010–The Mall at Millenia is celebrating its Fashion Week 2010 in style from September 25th – October 3rd. This exciting event will enable every fashionista to indulge in the glamour of the international fashion world, right here in Orlando. Participating retailers will feature exclusive merchandise, special promotions, and champagne receptions. Plus, three cutting edge fashion shows will illuminate the Mall’s Grand Court with unique collections of fabrics, colors and embellishments.  E! News Anchor Giuliana Rancic will host two of these special runway presentations of fall 2010 trends. In addition to the fashion presentations the week will conclude with a 3-day event with MAC Cosmetics in Grand Court. MAC will be launching their new cosmetics collections, Venomous Villains based on four of Disney’s nastiest characters.

 Fashion Week kicks off on Saturday, September 25th at 2 p.m. with a heart-pumping fashion show hosted by Giuliana Rancic introducing the hottest looks for fall by Anthropologie, BCBG Maxazria, Bebe, Betsey Johnson, Ed Hardy,, True Religion.  Seating for this event is by invitation only, however public viewing areas are available.  Following the show, at select retailers all guests can enjoy exclusive in-store events throughout the day.   

Fashion Week continues on Sunday, September 26th with the Runway To Hope Champagne Brunch & Fashion Event to benefit Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children Pediatric Clinical Trials and Research for Neuroblastoma. This ticketed event will present a sumptuous champagne brunch and an exclusive luxury fashion presentation by Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Neiman Marcus, Salvatore Ferragamo, St. John & Tory Burch will be featured on the runway.  Following the brunch, luxury retailers will host in-store activities and feature special incentives to benefit the organization. This event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and tickets are available for purchase online at or via phone at 321-948-8512.

On Wednesday, September 29th at 7 p.m., students from the International Academy of Design and Technology will storm the runway in a surge of color, texture, movement and music. This is a unique opportunity to see tomorrow's design professionals share their unique fashions. This show will take place in the Grand Court area and seating is offered on first-come first-served basis.

MAC Cosmetics’ Venomous Villains Event provides a grand finale! The event will be held in Grand Court Friday, October 1st – Sunday, October 3rd 11am - 7pm. Venomous Villains will be a large-scale three-day event with stylish, glamorous displays and décor, complimentary makeovers,  sets with props from the movies, live DJs, refreshments, and photo memoirs to share via social media outlets! Contact the MAC Store for reservations 407.363.5124.


About The Mall at Millenia

The Mall at Millenia is Orlando’s premier luxury shopping destination. Much more then the typical mall, The Mall at Millenia boasts a selection of over 150 stores that cater to shoppers looking for the perfect gift or the season’s must-have items. Aside from the luxury stores, internationally recognized department stores and unique décor, the Mall offers top of the line cuisine dining including; The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Brio Tuscan Grille and Blue Martini. To complete the upscale atmosphere, are dramatic architecture, innovative uses of water and technology, and exemplary guest-friendly amenities and services. The Mall at Millenia is visible and conveniently accessed from an I-4 interchange at Conroy Road (Exit 78).To learn more about The Mall at Millenia please visit


Giuliana Rancic

Giuliana is co-anchor of E! News, E!'s flagship show, with Ryan Seacrest. In 2005, Giuliana was appointed solo anchor and managing editor of E! News and, within 6 months, the show went from the lowest rated on the network to #1. Giuliana is also a producer under a new banner with her husband, Bill Rancic, called You & I Productions. Giuliana and Bill are currently the stars and producers of GIULIANA AND BILL, a new reality show on the Style Network about their long distance marriage, which was recently picked up for a second season. Giuliana is also creator and executive producer of The Divas of Newport Coast with ITV Studios, which is currently set up at Vh-1 in its initial stages.


Runway To Hope – Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children

All Funds Generated Will Benefit Pediatric Clinical Trials and Research for Neuroblastoma at Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children.   Neuroblastoma accounts for nearly 10% of all Childhood Cancers. In the United States approximately 600 new cases are identified each year.  Despite steady advances in chemotherapy treatment, children with high risk advance disease continue to have poor survival rate. Arnold Palmer Hospital For Children has recently become a member Neuroblastoma and Meduloblastoma Translation Research Consortium. This research will assist in fighting the battle against this deadly form of childhood cancer. For more information please visit





International Academy of Design & Technology
            The International Academy of Design and Technology is committed to helping students reach their professional goals. The college offers career-oriented Associate and Bachelor degree programs in Fashion Design &

Merchandising, Interior Design, Computer Graphics, Multimedia Design, Game Design & Development and Marketing & Advertising. Since the Orlando campus opened in August 2000, the Academy has established itself as an innovative design college providing an education that brings today’s technologies into the classroom. IADT is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. For more information on IADT-Orlando, call 407-888-5953 or visit


About the Developer

The Forbes Company of Southfield, Michigan is managing partner of The Mall at Millenia.  The developer is known for creating landmark retail properties designed with dramatic architecture, and offering internationally recognized anchor stores with a mix of world-renowned luxury merchants and nationally successful restaurants. For more information, please visit  

Taubman Centers, Inc., (NYSE:TCO) is a partner with The Forbes Company in The Mall at Millenia.  Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO), a real estate investment trust, owns, develops, acquires and operates regional shopping centers nationally. Taubman Centers is headquartered in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. For more information, visit

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Brenda Lounsberry, Marketing Director, 407-363-3555 or

Dana Romanelli, Assistant Marketing Director, 407-363-3555 or

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