As the sun starts to heat things up in Denver, the fashion scene is heating up too, offering plenty of reasons to dress up and get out on the town. From pop-up shops to fashion shows to charity drives and trunk shows, here are the fourteen best fashion events this month, in chronological order.
Scout Designs and Belong Designs Pop-Up Shop
Opening Saturday, June 2, 10 a.m to 9 p.m.
Scout Designs and Belong Designs
1425 Larimer Street
This pop-up shop will offer athletic wear for men and women from both Scout Designs and Belong Designs; it's the first retail location for both brands. After it pops up on June 2 during Larimer Square's Chalk Art festival, the space will remain open through the end of August. Click here for more information.
Last Ones Left Apparel Swimsuit Release Party
Saturday, June 2, 2 to 6 p.m.
1448 Market Street
Local street-wear brand Last Ones Left Apparel will host its second annual swimwear party at the newly renovated Dorchester Social. Along with a rooftop fashion show of the brand's latest line of swimwear, there will be Mediterranean food from Ali Baba Grill, music and prize giveaways. Royal Outerwear will also have a pop-up shop at the event. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Opening Tuesday, June 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History
1035 Broadway Street, Boulder
Head to the BioLounge Gallery in the Henderson Building on the CU Boulder campus to see fashion created by local artists. The display runs from June 5 through August 31 and includes original garments designed and constructed from upcycled materials by students ranging from sixth-graders to high school seniors. Click here for more information.
Made in a City Opening
Thursday, June 7, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
3501 Wazee Street
The new Zeppelin Station is kicking off Made in a City, an ongoing series of rotating retailers.The debut selection features twelve Montreal-based makers selling jewelry, clothing, hats and more. Every month until August 26, the focus of the retail shops will rotate, showcasing products from a different place. Click here for more information.
P.O.M.E. Apparel Launch Event
Thursday, June 7, 7:30 p.m.
Your Mom's House
608 East 13th Avenue
Product of My Environment, or P.O.M.E, is an environmentally conscious lifestyle brand with apparel and accessories for men and women. Although the brand started in Detroit, it's headquartered in Denver, taking inspiration from outdoor and urban lifestyles and culture to produce one-of-a-kind creations. At this event, P.O.M.E. will debut its new clothing line; proceeds will benefit Little Kids Rock, a musical nonprofit. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.
Friday, June 8, 5 to 8 p.m.
1411 Larimer Street, #101
As part of Timbuk2’s commitment to progress and diversity, the San Francisco-based company will celebrate the LGBTQ community with a pride party and runway walk-off, hosted by Miss Gay Pride, Kyile Norell, and Andrea Staxx. There will also be music from DJ Tyler Wyatt, food from Voodoo Doughnut, and beer from Great Divide Brewing Company, plus the chance to get Timbuk2’s limited-release Pride bag. Click here for more information.
Never a Wallflower Trunk Show
Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, June 10, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
True in the Stanley Marketplace
2501 Dallas Street, Suite 164, Aurora
Contemporary womenswear and accessories brand Never a Wallflower, which was started in 2015 by fashion designer Dana Schoonover, will be the focus of a trunk show at True Boutique at the Stanley Marketplace. Schoonover will be on hand to show her designs and offer styling advice on June 9. Click here for more information.
Clothing Drive for Children
Sunday, June 9, 9 a.m to 2 p.m.
Mount Saint Vincent
4159 Lowell Boulevard
Mount Saint Vincent, a treatment center for children, is holding a clothing drive to collect new and used children’s clothing in sizes 5 to 16. If you're unable to participate in the June 9 drive, you can drop off clothing and personal-care items during regular office hours; click here for more information.
Trash Fashion Show
Saturday, June 9, 6 to 9 p.m.
Exdo Event Center
1399 35th Street
The first Trash Fashion Show will feature one-of-a-kind original, wearable art made from recycled and up-cycled materials. Designers will compete in categories such as Little Black Dress (fashion made from black trash bags) and White Trash (fashion created from white materials) in what promises to be a very creative fashion show. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Old School Cool Vintage Fashion Market
Sunday, June 10, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
515 30th Street
The Denver Vintage Collective, a fashion market, will host many of Colorado's vintage vendors at this event, including Old Gold Vintage, Sweet Bean, Denver Rummage and the Denver Fashion Truck. Food trucks will also be on hand. Admission is free; click here for more information.
Ralph Lauren Trunk Show
Tuesday, June 12, and Wednesday, June 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Neiman Marcus Cherry Creek
3030 East First Avenue
Head to the designer sportswear department on the second floor of Neiman Marcus to see the newest collection from American designer Ralph Lauren. Click here for more information.
African Fashion Show
Saturday, June 16, 5 to 9 p.m.
Aurora Association of Realtors
14201 East Evans Drive, Aurora
This show will showcase the work of fashion designers from Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and Ghana; to complement the looks on the runway, there will be live African drumming, a DJ and African cuisine. The event will raise funds for orphans and farmers in Liberia and Conakry, Guinea. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.
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Super Dad's Day
Saturday, June 16, 1 to 3 p.m.
Outlets at Castle Rock
5050 Factory Shops Boulevard, Castle Rock
Just in time for Father's Day on June 17, the Outlets at Castle Rock will host a superhero-themed shopping experience honoring the super dads of Colorado. Six different superheroes will be present, along with life-sized board games, a DJ spinning superhero soundtracks; several outlet shops will offer Father’s Day discounts. Bonus: shoppers who wear a cape will receive a $5 Outlets at Castle Rock gift card. Click here for more information.
Adorn Five-Year Anniversary Fashion and Hair Show
Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Adorn Salon and Spa
277 Broadway, Unit D
Adorn Salon and Spa, a female-owned shop, is celebrating five years in the Baker neighborhood with an open-house party and fashion and hair show. The day's festivities will include live music, a behind-the-scenes interactive hair-and-fashion experience and light refreshments. Models will walk the runway at both 5 and 6 p.m., showcasing modern styles inspired by some of fashion’s most iconic looks. Click here for more information.