303 Magazine Presents Denver Fashion Weekend


DENVER, COLORADO – This spring, Denver can officially say it has its own fashion week. Formerly known as Denver Fashion Weekend, 303 Magazine is happy to announce that it is launching ​Denver Fashion Week​ (DFW) on March 18-25. In addition, DFW is proud to say it is now partnering with Denver Arts & Venues, Visit Denver, Denver Art Museum and ​The Paper Fashion Show​ in an effort to grow the event. “We recognize Denver Fashion Week as a well-primed step in supporting our fast-growing fashion industry in Denver and Colorado. The diversity of Fashion Week programming and dialog exchange will help to amplify Denver’s reputation for design on a national scale, while continuing to attract the attention of new audiences and growing the fashion industry through career-development,” said Lisa Gedgaudas, Denver Arts & Venues With this announcement comes a huge new lineup of events,​ happening all week long. On March 18, our children’s fashion show returns that afternoon alongside a bridal runway show and the 303 Awards in the evening. Then, Monday through Wednesday, Denver Fashion Week will host industry workshops​ for models, boutiques and designers, as well as trunk shows, sales events and more. For these workshops, we will host local industry leaders, acclaimed designers from New York City and expert panels. The Denver Art Museum will also host an exclusive media discussion with fashion illustrator, Jim Howard. ​The media event will take place on March 21 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. as a part of Fashion Week and his exhibit at the museum: Drawn to Glamour: Fashion Illustrations. Denver Art Museum will directly share the media event invite, so keep an eye on your inbox. For all other events, go here to see the full schedule. As always, we will showcase the best in local fashion as well as international designs. Below you’ll see our full lineup.​ This year, we are proud to announce Stevie Boi​ — an NYC designer known for his work with Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Madonna and others​. He will present a brand new, exclusive line on Thursday, March 22 of Denver Fashion Week. Our non-traditional night featuring models of all shapes, sizes, ages and orientations will also return on Thursday, March 22. All events below will take place at Wings Over the Rockies (​7711 E Academy Blvd #1, Denver). The Paper Fashion Show will occur on Friday, March 23 at the Denver Center For Performing Arts Seawell Ballroom (1101 13th St, Denver). Sunday, March 18 Children’s Fashion Show (Doors 3 p.m, show 4 p.m). Dimple For Kids Heloise Children’s Boutique Peach and Penny The Secret Boutique 303 Awards and Bridal Fashion Show (Doors 7 p.m., show 8:30 p.m.​) Femme Fatale Nuorikko Marie-Margot Bridal Couture Gino Velardi Bloom Thursday, March 22 Non-traditional night (Doors at 7 p.m., show at 9 p.m.) Topping Designs Kotomi Yoshida Tyne Hall Rachel Marie Hurst Steve Sells Night by Charlie Price Stevie Boi exclusive collection Saturday, March 24 National Designer Night (Doors at 7 p.m., show at 9 p.m.) Velvet Wolf (Denver) Kouture (Denver) Hogan McLaughlin (NYC) Manfredonia (NYC) Xuly Bet (NYC) Sunday, March 25 Hairshow and SW Hairstylings Awards Charlie Price Beauty Underground Scruples TIGI Davines Flora and Fauna Duane Topping & Hannah Werling Kotomi Yoshida & Stephan Lauren Maggie Burns & Alicia McQuilliams Rachel Marie & Hailey Hodapp Tyne Hall & Bri Bird Fire and Water James Mucker The Look Salon Joe Denny Goldie x Bob Rita B Salon Ha Paul Mitchell As a member of the media, we would like to extend an invitation for you and a photographer to attend any night of Denver Fashion Week. We will also extend this invite again when the event draws nearer. To apply for press credentials, go here: ​http://bit.ly/2krkfe1 For high resolution images go, here:​ http://bit.ly/DFWSpring18 For questions about tickets, general info or to setup an interview please contact Brittany@303magazine.com; For questions about photography please contact Kyle.Cooper@303magazine.com. The official hashtag of Denver Fashion Week is #303DFW. —————————————————————————————————————————— When: March 18 to 25, 2018 Where: ● Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum – March 18 / 21 / 22 / 24 / 25 ● McNichols Civic Center Building – March 19 / 20 ● Denver Center For Performing Arts Seawell Ballroom – March 23 Tickets: DenverFashionWeek.com