Even as the summer nights cool down, the Denver fashion scene keeps heating up. August is filled with fashion shows, flea markets and launch parties; here are the ten best fashion events this month, in chronological order.
10. Superposition Fashion Show
7 to 9 p.m. Friday, August 5
2350 Arapahoe Street
Denver-based artists Cyrus and Keenan Ferguson will display the line they designed, featuring fabrics painted by Reach Studio artists, at Superposition at RedLine tonight. This is a real fashion show, with a live performance that includes sound produced by Denver musician offthesky. The evening is free, with refreshments provided. Click here for more information.
9. Inspyre Boutique Grand Opening Party
6 p.m. Saturday, August 6
4170 Tennyson Street
Womenswear boutique Inspyre has moved from its LoHi location to 4170 Tennyson Street, where it will have a grand-opening bash to celebrate. Stop by for drinks and music, and stay for the shopping. Click here for more information.
8. KidXClub Back to School Kick Off
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, August 6
Town Center at Aurora Shopping Center
14200 East Alameda Avenue, Aurora
The Town Center at Aurora is hosting a Back to School Kick-Off as part of its KidXClub Arrive in Style series, with back-to-school-themed projects and special deals; while supplies last, students in Aurora Public Schools will receive backpacks and immunizations at little to no cost. Registration in KidXClub is free, and new members will receive a welcome bag filled with program information, special gifts and exclusive retail offers. Click here for more information.
7. ModCloth PopUp Shop
August 12 through September 5
180 Clayton Lane
ModCloth, an online-only retailer, will open a pop-up shop in Cherry Creek North on August 12, with samples and in-stock merchandise, including a custom Denver-ModCloth T-shirt. The three-week run kicks off with live music on opening night, as well as August 19 and August 26; other special events include tea time with Teako on August 13 and the Tin Lizzy Apothecary trunk show on August 14. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday; find out more at modcloth.com.
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6. Northern Grade Denver X Armitage and McMillan at The Denver Flea
10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday, August 13, and Sunday, August 14
City Park, Thatcher Fountain
Local menswear experts Armitage & McMillan have teamed up with the Denver Flea to host Northern Grade, a USA-made traveling pop-up market. Northern Grade and Armitage & McMillan will have a tent at the Denver Flea at City Park featuring clothing, apothecary, home goods and more from national brands, as well as a few local favorites including Manready Mercantile, Armitage & McMillan, Bridge & Boro, Throne Watches, Merchant Leather, Ratio Clothing, Winter Session, Stock Mfg Co, artist Shane Garron and more. Click here for more information.
5. Status Industry Fashion and Art Show
8 p.m. Sunday, August 14
400 Santa Fe Drive
This black-tie charity event will celebrate the official launch of the Status Industry website, which specializes in lifestyle and fitness apparel. There will be a fashion show featuring the debut of Status Industry's Summer '16 Collection, drinks, light appetizers and more. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
4. White Party
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 18
The Riviera at the Breakers
303 Magazine is hosting a poolside White Party featuring ten local designers. There's a casting call for the event on August 9; find out more here.
3. Fuck Up Nights Volume 4
7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, August 18
4483 Logan Street
Success is never final, and failure is never fatal — that's the motto behind Fuck Up Nights, an ongoing event celebrating local movers and shakers. Jeremy Priest and Mark Johnson, owners of Knotty Tie Company, will be on hand to discuss their path to success — and the bumps along the way. Each ticket comes with a free PBR beer. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
2. Denver Style Magazine Issue 6 Launch Party and Mix and Mingle
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, August 25
Division West Cherry Creek
257 Fillmore Street
Denver Style Magazine celebrates its sixth issue with a party at Division West, a sneaker and menswear shop. Click here to reserve your spot.
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1. Urban Nights Fashion Show
7 p.m. Friday, August 26
Mile High Station
2027 Old West Colfax Avenue
The Joseph family created the Urban Nights fashion show and fundraiser to support homeless youth. This annual fundraiser features Denver's hottest up-and-coming designers in a fashion show under the viaduct at Mile High Station; there will also be a silent auction. Proceeds from the evening benefit the youth of Urban Peak; click here to purchase your tickets.