4
| Fashion |

A lot to love on the February fashion calendar

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Love is in the air in February -- especially when it comes to fashion. A highlight of the month will be a Goodwill fashion show hosted by Tim Gunn and Mondo Guerro, who'll also be hosting a weekly Under the Gunn watching party. Here's some of what's in store for February.

See also: Calling local designers: Fashion Design Center Denver hosts its soft grand opening tonight

LVMH International Designer Competition Saturday, February 2 (Deadline)

New designers from around the world will compete to take home the LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize, a $405,000 grant that comes with a year of coaching. The only rules for the contest are that designers must be between the ages of eighteen and forty, and should have commercially shown at least two ready-to-wear collections to date. Throughout the process, the contestants' work will be displayed on the LVHM website, allowing input via social media. The applicant pool will then be narrowed down to thirty, all of whom will be flown to Paris during fashion week in March. To register, go to LVMH.com

Goodwill's Fourth Annual Good Exchange Fashion Show and Clothing Swap Thursday, February 6 Exdo Event Center

Hosted by Mondo Guerra of Project Runway All Stars and Under the Gunn, the Good Exchange Fashion Show and Clothing Swap will feature upcycled designs from young designers in Goodwill's youth programs and local celebrities modeling clothing from Goodwill's Déjà Blue Boutique. Special guest Tim Gunn will share hosting duties and provide his sage mentoring advice. The event runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; tickets are $60 and proceeds from the event will benefit Goodwill's career development programs for at-risk youth. To purchase tickets, go to Goodwilldenver.org.

Under the Gunn Viewing Party Thursdays in February Beauty Bar

Mondo Guerra hosts an Under the Gunn viewing party every Thursday at Beauty Bar, 608 13th Avenue. Doors open at 5 p.m. with activities and prizes; Under the Gunn starts at 7 p.m. Entry is free but a suggested $1 or $2 donation at the door benefits Denver Colorado AIDS Project.

Modern Love: A Benefit for Denver's CASA Saturday, February 8 Mod Livin'

Mod Livin', the Denver­-based purveyor of modern and mid­-century modern home furnishings and accessories, in partnership with Goldyn, The Scout Guide and Matthew Morris Salon, will present Modern Love from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mod Livin', 5327 East Colfax Avenue. This benefit for Denver's CASA includes limited edition art prints from four of Denver's favorite artists and photographers, an informal fashion show styled by Goldyn and Vanessa Barcus, with hair and make-up by Matthew Morris Salon. Admission is free; all proceeds from art sales will go to Denver CASA, a non¬profit that provides abused and neglected children in the Denver juvenile courts with civilian advocates.

Trend Event Fashion Show Wednesday, February 12 Neiman Marcus

Join fellow fashionistas at Neiman Marcus to get a sneak peak at the latest trends for Spring 2014. The show will begin at 6 p.m., and will take place on level two of Neiman Marcus, 3030 East First Avenue. Refreshments and light bites will be served.

Project Beauty Wednesday, February 22 Neiman Marcus

Project Beauty is one of Denver's most exciting beauty events, featuring a live fashion show with the latest in beauty tools, products and tips from national cosmetic experts. The event will begin at 11 a.m., and brunch cocktails and refreshments will be served. Neiman Marcus is located at 3030 East First Avenue; reserve your seat by purchasing a $25 gift card that can be used throughout the store after the show.


Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.