Austin Fashion Week • JULY 13-19, 2009

NON-STOP FASHION ACTION FOR ONE WEEK!

Although the Austin Fashion Week website claims that this event is for the fashion forward elite I have a feeling Austin is ready to embrace this event and let it take over the streets!

Fashion photographers, designers, hair stylists, make – up artists and models will showcase their talents at local boutiques and salons bringing the best of the best for one week only!

Scheduling for the event is happening as we speak – no word yet on the official list, but it seems to be coming together and available to the public very soon.  Placements for each participant have been confirming all week.

UPDATE:

On July 16th  6 -8 p   Gallery D will host designer Ross Bennett’s women’s organic collection of wears to the beat of DJ Daniel Allen (BACKSEAT BINGO and newer collaborative DNA).  Hair and make-up has not been confirmed yet, but I will update as soon as I hear something.

Gallery D : 436 W 2nd StAustin, TX 78701-3898 512/322-5241

July 18th  9p  I.D. Magazine and Devuska Clothing kick off their two night soiree.   The Table Manners Crew , who include the ever handsome, NERDY HARRY, DJ CROWN, DJ DIGG, DJ KID SLYCE, and DJ TATS will be playing from 3-9 p.

“Find your inner pin-up girl” while dining on Sushi at Silhouette on Thursday the 16th at 9 p.m. for some sweet preview action of their pieces.

And a bit of JUICE : MEGAN SUMMERVILLE, WINNER OF TEXAS NEXT TOP DESIGNER 2009 is rumored to be showing at Underwear,  916B West 12th Street Austin, TX 78703 ,  512/478-1515

I’ll be passing along details as I hear the word.   I will be out and about ALL week – taking photos and getting in on the nitty gritty.

For now AFW official details:

direct link + Austin Fashion Week

Fashion Fete :   July 13 – 19th with 49 boutiques and 19 salons hosting a myriad of talents fashion affiliates.  Grande finale on July 19 at the Long Center with special guest Kanye from Project Runway and select fashions from Senior UT Fashion Design students!

AUSTIN FASHION AWARDS: JULY 19, 2009

Long Center’s Michael & Susan Dell Hall, $43

Featuring Octopus Project, Alpha Rev, Mike Relm, The Soldier Thread, and Ume !

The 1st annual ‘Rising Star’ receipient of AUSTIN FASHION WEEK will receive generous in-kind support from AFW Sponsers and Launch 787.

event tickets can be purchased here

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