10+ Events to Celebrate Denver Fashion Week

by | Nov 2, 2018 | 303 Magazine, Denver Fashion, Denver Fashion Week, Designer, Downtown Denver, Fashion, Neighborhoods, News | 0 comments


With Denver Fashion Week (DFW) presented by Mile High Luxury Real Estate less than a week away, there’s no shortage of events to look forward to. There is something for everyone, from the casual shopper to the fashion devotee, including runway showsworkshops and networking events.

For anyone who can’t make the runway shows but wants to partake in the festivities, these events around Denver will help you do just that. In celebration of DFW, locals in the fashion industry will host events where you and your friends can come network, collaborate, shop, enjoy and enter for a chance to win tickets to DFW.

Take a look at the full list of events below. Shop local and celebrate the return of Denver Fashion Week!

Bonus: Most of these events are free to attend! 

Denver Fashion Week Industry Meet Up Presented by Fashion Group Denver

Photo courtesy of Art Hotel on Facebook.

When: Monday, November 5, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Where: The ART, a Hotel — 1201 Broadway, Denver
Cost: Free, Make sure to RSVP here.

The Lowdown: Come mix and mingle with other fashion professionals to celebrate the kickoff of DFW at The Art Hotel. Fashion Group International (FGI) is one of the city’s most significant fashion professional organizations devoted to helping its members become more effective in their careers. Join FGI members and the best of the DFW community for drinks, networking and celebration. Make sure to RSVP here.

Model Workshop

Photo by Kyle Cooper.

When: Monday, November 5, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building- 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver
Cost: $25+ get tickets here 

The Lowdown: If you’ve ever wanted to walk the DFW runway, this is a must attend event. Hosted by DFW model coordinator, Julie Gallahue, you’ll get an inside look at how to best prepare for casting, how to perfect your walk, backstage etiquette and more important tips.

Evey K, Fashionliner and The Look Salon

Photo Courtesy of The Look Salon Facebook Page

When: Monday, November 7, 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: The Look Salon — 75 S. Madison St. #100, Denver
The EventEvey K will collaborate with The Look Salon for an event in Cherry Creek for a sip and shop. Come sip, shop, and get beautified during the week of DFW. In addition, you can receive 20 percent off The Fashionliner that night and 10 percent off retail hair products and eyebrow design from The Look Beauty Bus. Gather the girlfriends for a night to celebrate fashion and beauty for the season!

Designer Workshop

drawing sketches on paper, fashion designer concept, scissors

When: Monday, November 5, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building- 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver
Cost: $25+ get tickets here 

The Lowdown: Aspiring or new designers, mark your calendars. This two part workshop will welcome top experts in the field to talk about important industry topics. First Carol Engel-Enright, Ph.D of Department of Design and Merchandising at Colorado State University, will lead your through a panel discussion about small batch manufacturing. Afterwards, stick around to learn how to identify fabric without knowing the fiber content in a workshop with Colorado Fabrics.


When: November 5 – 9
Where: 4347 Tennyson St., Denver
The Event
Spruce is raffling away a pair of tickets to Denver Fashion Week for the Hair Show on Sunday, November 11. Come shop the week of Denver Fashion Week to find an outfit you’d wear or even get a new hairdo for the show. Enter the raffle at checkout! Winner will be announced Saturday.

Rustic Thread

Photo Courtesy of Rustic Thread Facebook Page

When: November 5 – 9
Where: Rustic Thread — 3716 W 32nd Ave., Denver
The Event: Rustic Thread is giving shoppers 15 percent off their purchase when you show them your DFW ticket at checkout (this excludes sale items). Don’t have a ticket to DFW? You can enter a chance to win a pair to the Hair Show on November 11 with your purchase. 

Sarah O.

Photo via Sarah O. Jewelry Facebook Page.

When: November 5 – 9
Where: 4301 Tennyson St., Denver
The Event: Sarah O. is giving away a pair of tickets to the Denver Fashion Week Hair Show on Sunday, November 11. You can enter the raffle with any purchase from November 5 through November 9.

Fashion & Film

Christoph Waltz, left, and Jamie Foxx star in Columbia Pictures’ “Django Unchained.”

When: Monday, November 5, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
Where: McNichols Civic Center Building- 144 W Colfax Ave., Denver
Cost: $5+ get tickets here 

The Lowdown: Denver Fashion Week is teaming up with Denver Film Festival for this special discussion with Courtney Hoffman. Hoffman is a celebrated costume designer who is known for her work on Quentin Tarantino films like Django Unchained, where she was the personal costumier for Christoph Waltz. She was also the costume designer for Magic Mike, Baby Driver, The Hateful Eight and many more. Denver Center For the Performing Arts’ costumer designer, Kevin Copenhaver, will lead what is sure to be a riveting discussion with Hoffman. Afterwards, head downstairs for a reception at an immersive lounge designed by Denver’s Invisible City.

READ: A Costume Designer Known For Quentin Tarantino Films is Coming to DFW

DENVER X PORTLAND Maker Panel Discussion

Photo Courtesy of Denver x Portland Facebook Event Page

When: Friday, November 9, 7 – 9 p.m.
Where: Zeppelin Station — 3501 Wazee St. Suite #100, Denver
The Event: Zeppelin Station is hosting a DENVER X PORTLAND Maker Panel Discussion. Presented by Eyes Open Project and Denver Fashion Week, the panel will be moderated by Vanessa Barcus, formerly of the boutique Goldyn. The first 50 people to the event will receive a gift bag from Eyes Open Project. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the panel begins at 8 p.m. The panel will discuss what it means to be a maker in a smaller scale city, like Denver or Portland. The discussion features Denver panelists from Winter Session, C.R. LEE and Mercury Mercury  whereas the Portland panelist includes Barrow PDX and Bridge & Burn.

Zeppelin Station and Big Trouble ’90s Party

Photo Courtesy of Big Trouble Facebook Page

When: Friday, November 9, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Where: Big Trouble – 3501 Wazee St. Suite #100, Denver
What: After the panel discussion, Zeppelin Station is hosting a “Dream of the ’90s” after party to coincide with the panel event. Sip on some drinks from Big Trouble while dancing to the tunes of DJ Ginger Perry.

All the Pretty Little Things

Photo Courtesy of All the Pretty Little Things Facebook Page

When: Friday, November 9, 4 – 6 p.m.
Where: All the Pretty Little Things — 8200 S Quebec St., Centennial
The EventAll the Pretty Little Things boutique will host a complimentary wine and desserts shopping event. Enjoy drinks along with 25 percent off all new arrivals, jewelry and handbags. Shoppers also have a chance to win a pair of DFW tickets to our National Designers show on November 10 if you exceed the limit of $150 on your first purchase. This will all be in-store only so make sure to come by!

Shine Boutique

Photo Courtesy of Shine Boutique Facebook Page

When: Friday, November 9, 5 – 8 p.m.
Where: Shine Boutique — 1280 S Pearl St., Denver
The Event: On Friday, November 9, Shine Boutique is giving shoppers 15 percent off on their total purchase in the name of Denver Fashion Week. Shop for the perfect outfit that you think would rock the runway.


Denver Fashion Week presented by Mile High Luxury Real Estate is November 4 – 11. Tickets to the workshop can be purchased here. The McNichols Building is located at 144 W Colfax Avenue, Denver.


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