The new rooftop deck at Teak, with the onetime borough hall in the background, is the setting for a fashion show featuring stylings by downtown shops. (Photo by Life as Fine Art. Click to enlarge)

Downtown Red Bank will be the scene of its first open-air fashion show in recent memory next month.

The aim of the event is to “showcase that retail is very much alive in our amazing little city,” said Angela Courtney, owner of the Sweetest Sin lingerie shop on White Street.

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Red Bank nightclub Fixx was the scene for the Red Carpet Fashion show last Thursday night, hosted by downtown boutique Bella Mystique.

Lensman Peter Lindner was there for redbankgreen to get a fix on the runway action, which saw 46 models strutting the latest in men’s and women’s styling, including footwear from White Street’s Rare Breed.

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Putting their customers and friends to work, Rosa and Liam Davis of womens’ casualwear shop Bella Mystique brought downtown Red Bank its first open-air fashion show in memory Tuesday night.

The event, held in the courtyard of the Dublin House on Monmouth Street, featured several dozen amateur models — high school students, a bank teller, a toy store employee, a radiology lab worker and others — in dazzling spring and summer outfits.

redbankgreen was there, from start to finish, making full use of its all-access pass to document the show both on the runway and backstage.

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