There are still fourteen shopping days left until Christmas. Some of our favorite designers and stores have stepped up to make gift-buying easier, while others are opening their hearts and using fashion to raise funds for those in need. Take a look at what's still on the fashion calendar:
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Fjallraven -- Boulder Grand Opening Thursday, December 12 Swedish clothing company Fjallraven, which specializes in outdoor clothing, will open its doors at 777 Pearl Street in Boulder today. The shop will also sell products from other Fenix brands, including Brunton, Primus and Hanwag. There will be Swedish cocktails and treats and a special discount on holiday shopping. For more information, call 720-508-8191 or go to Fjällräven.us.
Fashion Feast 2013 "Punk Rock Royalty" Thursday, December 12 A fashion fundraiser for Food Bank of the Rockies and Feeding Colorado, with designs from local designers and New York designer Geoffrey Mac's Spring/Summer 2014 GMAC collection. There will also be a special guest performance by Sharon Needles, winner of RuPaul's Drag Race. All at Exdo Event Center, 1399 35th Street. GA (standing room only) $10 presales, $15 at the door; first and second row limited $30 presales only; all other rows $20 presales, $25 at the door. For tickets, go to Tracksdenver.com
Images of Hope Luncheon and Fashion Show Friday, December 13 Images of Hope, now in its 41st year, will hold a fashion show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; over the years it's generated more than $4.7 million for the advancement of maternal, fetal and neonatal healthcare throughout Colorado. All at the Broadmoor Hotel, 1 Lake Avenue in Colorado Springs; tickets are $75 at Newbornhope.org.
Sinfully Delicious Fashion, Food and Cigars Friday, December 13 Creator of the trendy ACID cigar brand, Scott Chester, aka ACID, will make his first Denver appearance at CY Steak, for a dinner and late-night party. Chester will host a cigar dinner while presenting a fashion show with his wife, Evelyn Luna, founder of LUNA ALKALI clothing line. Restaurant proprietor Cliff Young and his chef, Doug Mace-have created a five-course menu to enhance the cigar tasting. Seating is limited; for reservations call Cliff Young at 720-327-7596.
Shop Hi & Lo for the Holidays Friday-Saturday, December 13-14 Designed to support the businesses of the Lower Highland and West Highlands neighborhoods, Shop Hi & Lo will offer great holiday finds and deals today. For more information, go to Shop Hi & Lo.
Let Em Have It Salon - Soft Opening Celebration Saturday, December 14 If you haven't visited the eco-friendly salon designed by Fallene Wells, it's time to go. Let Em Have It Salon has become a community meeting space for creatives, and has partnered with Jonesy's EatBar on this opening celebration. DJ jonny D will provide the tunes; Peter Tom's beautiful photography will be on display and jewelry designer Tom Althaus will show select pieces of his new Canned Goods line. The salon willalso be offering 15 percent off all products that evening only. Let Em Have It Salon is located at 490 East 20th Avenue, with a celebration from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, and after-parties at Jonesy's EatBar and the Horseshoe Lounge.
Mona Lucero Studio Sale & Fashion Show Saturday, December 14 Mona Lucero, one of our favorite designers, is having her eleventh anniversary and holiday sale from noon to 5 p.m. today, with doors reopening at 7:30 p.m. for a fashion show at Mona Lucero design studio, 2900 Marion Street.
Fashion Denver Holiday Market at the Mansion Sunday, December 15 Fashion Denver's Holiday Market provides one-stop shopping for designer and beauty buys; there are also fashion shows throughout the day. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Grant-Humphreys Mansion, 770 Pennsylvania Street; admission is free.
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Rina Limor Precious Jewels Designer Personal Appearance and Trunk Show December 18 Award-winning jewelry designer Rina Limor will be at Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek, 3000 East First Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.