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The Ten Best Fashion Events in February

The Ten Best Fashion Events in February
Photo courtesy of Maia Chavez Larkin
Roses are red, violets are blue, love is in the air...and fashion is, too. February is here, bringing with it plenty of reasons to go shopping and look your best. Here are the ten best fashion events in Denver this month, in chronological order.

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF MAIA CHAVEZ LARKIN
Photo courtesy of Maia Chavez Larkin

Feather + Stone Trunk Show
Now through Thursday, February 15
Talulah Jones
1122 East 17th Avenue
To celebrate Valentine's Day, Talulah Jones, a lifestyle boutique, is hosting local jewelry designer Maia Chavez Larkin of Feather + Stone and her exclusive collection of gemstone necklaces, earrings and bracelets made by hand exclusively for this shop. This collection is inspired by colors that evoke romance and natural wonder.  Click here for more information.

PHOTO COURTESY OF MICHAEL SULLIVAN
Photo courtesy of Michael Sullivan
HAUS Pop-Up Shop
Friday, February 2, 6 p.m. to midnight; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, February 3, and Sunday, February 4
Buffalo Exchange
51 Broadway Street
Denver-based fashion brand HAUS is launching its new spring/summer collection,"Ferel," at a First Friday weekend pop-up event with vintage consignment shop Buffalo Exchange. The opening-night festivities include an art exhibition, drinks, music, live screen printing, custom fittings for pre-orders, and shopping and fashion, of course. The party is free, and Buffalo Exchange will carry HAUS fashion all weekend long in case you can't make it to opening night. Click here for more information.

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF EMMA & GRACE
Photo courtesy of Emma & Grace
Refined Beauty: 2018 Emma & Grace Bridal and Fashion Show
Thursday, February 8, 7 to 9 p.m.
Emma & Grace
3353 Larimer Street
This fashion show will focus on bridal gowns carried at local boutique Emma & Grace. Along with drinks and desserts, guests can expect a fashion show offering a first look at the "Wild Hearts" collection by Karen Willis Holmes, the latest Emma & Grace Private Label gowns, and creations by the newest designers in the Emma & Grace family. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the door; proceeds benefit the Gathering Place, a local shelter for women. Click here for more information.

The Brick Heart Effect Fashion Show
Friday, February 9, 7 to 11 p.m.
Club Vinyl
1082 Broadway Street
New Denver-based clothing company Mocha DeWardrobe is producing The Brick Heart Effect Fashion Show, a benefit for the American Heart Association designed to give women more recognition in today's society. Since February is Heart Awareness Month and Go Red for Women month, the focus is on the color red, with work from local fashion designers, including Destiny Acuna of Destiny's Denim. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.


click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF THRIFTINISTA
Photo courtesy of Thriftinista
Thriftinista Goodwill Shopping Bus Tour
Saturday, February 10, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Goodwill Denver Administrative Office
6850 Federal Boulevard
Thrifty fashionistas will not want to miss this thrifting expedition. The day begins with breakfast at Goodwill Industries of Denver headquarters, where there will be a short lesson on today's emerging fashion trends and the joys of thrifting offered by master thrifter Susan Frew, founder of Thriftinista, and Betsy Wiersma, founder of the Camp Experience Network. Lunch will be provided on the bus while you shop from store to store, hunting for rare fashion treasures. Frew founded Thriftinista as a way to give back to the community by raising funds for nonprofits while enjoying the fun of thrifting. Click here for more information.

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Mauricio Octavio Rocha graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in English writing and a minor in cinema studies; He has been writing about fashion and style for Westword since 2012. Rocha also writes songs for his music and art project, VULGAR FEVER.
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