09 Oct Viva Fashion Week!
Viva Fashion Week!
San Antonio Fashion Week is here! I am happy to take part in two fun events (underlined) this year. Take a look at the calendar below to find out more about what’s going on in the city.
A slate of fashionable events will keep fans of runway shows, trend reports and stylish networking parties happy when San Antonio rolls out its third annual fashion week, Sunday-Oct. 15.
Here are some of the highlights. Note that some events are free, and others require tickets. For more information on individual events, newly added events and a complete schedule, visit www.fashionweeksa.com, call 210-507-5885 or email the sponsoring organization, Fashion Group International, San Antonio chapter, at email@example.com.
Sunday: The San Antonio Restaurant Association presents A Taste of San Antonio with a spread of great food and a Going Green fashion show at Pearl Stable. The event will showcase student-constructed garments made from recyclable materials.
Monday: The Red Berry Mansion will be the site for a kick-off Fashion Week Style of San Antonio mixer featuring garments and accessories from locally owned boutiques, live music, appetizers, cash bar and more.
Tuesday: Michael Quintanilla, San Antonio Express-News and Trends magazine fashion writer and stylist, will deliver his fall trends report, a fusion of fashion, art, pop culture and humor in fashion. The free event, starting at 6 p.m., will be at the Woman’s Club of San Antonio, 1717 San Pedro Ave. Special appearance by designer Angelina Mata.
Wednesday: The Eklectic Fashion Show, a collaboration of several designers, will take place at El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel; reception at 6:30 p.m. with fashion show at 8 p.m.
* A Hint of Skin fashion show begins at 7 p.m. at Club Maroc, 13307 San Pedro Ave., hosted by Marquee Image Models, with models wearing designs by Love Culture, Express Men and Mar’Kini Swimwear. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure.
Oct. 13: Salon David Escape Spa unveils A Fashion Presentation from 6 to 10 p.m. at Ajuua Mexican Bar and Grill, 11703 Huebner Road. The free event will feature a Sauza Tequila tasting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and fashion and hair show at 8 p.m.
* The Bella Noir fashion show, designed to celebrate the African American woman, begins at 6 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel at 37 NE Loop 410 at McCullough Avenue. Admission is $25; $40 for VIP.
* A Hot Haute Night is on tap at various venues at The Vineyard, 1207 N. Loop 1604, starting at 7 p.m. All ticket sales and 10 percent of all jewelry sales benefit the Rey Feo Education Foundation. Mata will show her designs at J. Green Jewelers from 7 to 10 p.m.
Oct. 14: A gala fundraiser at Sunset Station, 1174 E. Commerce St., will showcase the area’s new design talent in an Emerging Designer’s show as well as honor the city’s rising stars in the fashion business. Event is from 7 to 11 p.m.; tickets cost $25 to $100.
Oct. 15: Fall into Accessories at Dillard’s North Star Mall. Quintanilla and Trends magazine present a look at fall’s must-have accessories, including a runway presentation of the season’s hits. Show begins at 11 a.m. at the Dillard’s mall entrance.
The Synergy Runway Experience, a show featuring custom-made garments inspired by the Rococo period, will begin at 7 p.m. at Bismarck Studios, 930 Proton Road. Tickets cost $10 for students; $20 for general admission.