The ice is beginning to thaw, and green grass is starting to resurface, which must mean one thing: March is here. With the official start of spring (March 20) and Saint Patrick's Day (March 17), this month is full of fresh fashion events. Along with the arrival of Denver Fashion Week, there are plenty of other fashion shows and trunk shows to satisfy your appetite for style. Here are the ten best fashion events in Denver this March.
Aqua One Art Show
5 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 2
Denver Fashion Truck
2343 West 44th Avenue
The Denver Fashion Truck is hosting Aqua One's first art show in ten years at their brick-and-mortar headquarters in Sunnyside. This art show will combine graffiti art from the streets, fine art from academics, graphic design, typography and cultural creativity. New paintings will be on display that have not yet been seen, in person or online. This event promises to be a special night of art, music, drinks, and of course fashion from the Denver Fashion Truck. Click here for more information.
Glow Fashion Show and Model Competition
2 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Studios
119 Park Avenue West
The William Middleton Project and Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Studios are producing the Glow Fashion Show, which is also a modeling competition where the winner takes home $1500. The Glow Fashion show contains flashing lights, which may not be suitable for some guests. Don't miss this thrilling event which will showcase the talents of the local dance and modeling community. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.
Denver 7 Fashion Show for a Cause
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 10
Denver 7 - The Denver Channel Building
123 East Speer Boulevard
Channel 7 Denver is producing this evening full of fun, fashion and food to help raise awareness on domestic violence with all proceeds benefiting SafeHouse Denver. Attendees will enjoy an evening in style including an exclusive look at designer Nina McLemore's new collection modeled by talent from Channel 7 Denver. Champagne will be served and cocktail attire is required with complimentary valet service provided. Space is limited. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Sipping and Sewing
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, March 12
1710 South Broadway
Grandma is inviting local creatives to dust off that old sewing machine and finally learn to use it. This is a beginner's class where guests will learn to troubleshoot their machine, hem pants and even make a drawstring gift bag. Guests should bring their own machine. The cost of the workshop is $35 and includes materials. Two machines are available for rent for an additional $5. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the class location and date in your message. Click here for more information.
Colorado Vibes Art, Music, Fashion Showcase
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, March 16
Spectra Art Space
1836 South Broadway
Spectra Art Space is putting together this creative showcase bringing fine artists and musicians together under one roof. With over 20 artists, local talent ranges from fashion, fine art, glass, sculpture, apparel, painting and more. This event will also feature live painting, live glass-blowing, fashion, music, and more. If you are interested in submitting work for this show, please email Sadie at SpectraArtDenver@gmail.com. Click here for more information.
Christian Louboutin and Gucci Trunk Shows
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15, through Saturday, March 17
Neiman Marcus Cherry Creek
3030 East First Avenue
Head to the ladies' shoe department on the first floor of Neiman Marcus in Cherry Creek to see the Christian Louboutin trunk show. This collection includes boots, pumps and booties available in luxurious styles. The famed red-bottomed accessory designer will have new designs available for purchase fresh from the runway. During the same weekend, customers can experience the magic of Gucci and shop the inspired new collection available during this trunk show. Click here for more information.
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303 Denver Fashion Week
3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, March 18, through Sunday, March 25
Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum
7711 East Academy Boulevard, #1
303 Magazine has expanded Denver Fashion Weekend to an entire week full of fashion, and the schedule is packed with diverse events. On Sunday, March 18, there's a children's fashion show and a bridal fashion show. A workshop for models will be held on Monday, and a fashion-industry social-media workshop on Tuesday, both at the McNichols Building. Wednesday is a designers workshop, and Thursday is a red-carpet presentation and a fashion show featuring non-traditional models and work from designer Stevie Boi. Friday is the Paper Fashion Show at the Seawall Ballroom, and Saturday is a fashion show featuring national designers. Sunday March 25 concludes the week of fashion with a hair show and the Southwest Hairstyling Awards. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Fifth Annual Native Fashion in the City
4 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, March 23
2901 Walnut Street
The annual Native Fashion in the City is where Native American artists, fashion designers, models and photographers showcase their work through a series of events like pop-up shops, networking events and an interactive runway show. Guests will be able to visit the pop-up shops starting at 4 p.m., with fashion show following at 7 p.m. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
Dope Nailz Manicure Workshop
7 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 30
4601 East Mississippi Avenue
Polishing your own nails can be a way to save money and boost your self-esteem. The people behind THC- and CBD-infused nail lacquers Dope Nailz are hosting this workshop so guests can learn the importance of self-manicuring. The Dope Nailz team will be on hand at Nature's Best dispensary to share their professional tips for a unique manicure. Click here to register and get more information.
Beautiful People Fashion Gala
10 p.m. Friday, March 30
Lincoln Street Station
776 Lincoln Street
Models and the color red are the theme of this gala. Fifty of Denver's up-and-coming models will be in attendance, along with two DJs, making this a fashion event not to miss. Lincoln Street Station has two floors, so there will be lots of room to explore. Seating is limited. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.