Time to clean out your closet, putting away all the cold-weather clothes. Need to update your wardrobe for spring? There are plenty of events where you can find inspiration this month, from the much-anticipated Denver Fashion Weekend to trunk shows. Here are our nine favorite fashion events for April.
Goldyn E-Commerce Website Launch Tuesday, April 1
Founded in 2007 by Vanessa Barcus, Goldyn has established a reputation as one of the town's best boutiques. And now it's launching its new, re-branded e-commerce website, featuring easy-to-navigate, user-friendly technology. Check out the new site at Shopgoldyn.com.
Under the Gunn Viewing Party 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 3 Beauty Bar
303 Denver Fashion Weekend April 3, April 5-6 City Hall Events Center
One of the most anticipated spring fashion events, Denver Fashion Weekend brings together top national and local designers, boutiques and hair stylists to help the fashion faithful get ready for the new season. The local designer lineup this year includes Oscar Utierre, Crystal Lee, Kotomi Yoshida, Jiberish and celebrity designer Mondo Guerra. Tickets start at $20; to purchase them go to 303Magazine.com.
Spring Into Denver Style 6-10 p.m. Friday, April 4 Fashion Design Center Denver
The Fashion Association of Denver is hosting Spring Into Denver Style, a free event where you can view the work of Denver designers and learn where to find locally-designed fashion. The event is sponsored by Fashion Denver and Fashion Design Center of Denver.
RVCA Trunk Show 5-8 p.m. Friday, April 4 Rustic Thread Boutique RVCA (pronounce roo-kuh) will bring its West Coast style to Denver boutique Rustic Thread, at 3716 West 32nd Avenue. Shoppers will receive a gift with purchase (while supplies last) and will be entered in a drawing for a free RVCA outfit as well. Find more information at Rusticthread.com. Keep reading for more events on April's fashion calendar.
"Diver City" Fashion Show 7-10 p.m. Friday, April 4 Forney Museum of Transportation Students of Johnson & Wales University's CatWalk have joined with Clothes to Kids Denver to present the sixth annual Diver City Fashion Show, a student-produced fashion show that donates all proceedings to nonprofits. Guests will be able to shop from the featured designers and enter a raffle to win a new 2014 Ford Mustang. Student tickets start at $17, general admission are $22 and $43 VIP tickets include a special happy hour from 6 to 7 p.m. and a swag bag. For tickets go to ClothestoKidsDenver.org.
Donna Karan Spring Trunk Show April 6-13 Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek
If you're looking to update your spring wardrobe with a few key pieces, Donna Karan's new sportswear collection won't disappoint. Neiman Marcus will host the line from April 6-13. For store hours, go to ShopCherryCreek.com
Rene Caovilla Trunk Show April 10-12 Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek
Italian shoe designer Rene Caovilla will help Denver shoe lovers get into spring; stop by the Neiman Marcus shoe department to see his latest models. For store hours, go to Shop Cherry Creek.com
Ralph Lauren Trunk Show April 22-23 Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek
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Ralph Lauren, "America's" designer, will bring his laidback sportswear style to Neiman Marcus for a two-day trunk show. For store hours, go to Shop Cherry Creek.com.