The Ten Best Fashion Events in Denver in September

Gucci (yes, this is Gucci) will have a trunk show at Neiman Marcus.
Gucci (yes, this is Gucci) will have a trunk show at Neiman Marcus. Photo courtesy of Gucci and Neiman Marcus
Fall is just ten days away, and with it comes what is arguably the best season for fashion, full of layers — chunk sweaters, cardigans, flannels — and accessories. To get you in the mood, and the proper attire, September is filled with fashion shows, pop-up shops and trunk shows to get your wardrobe ready. Here, in chronological order, are the ten best fashion events through September.

Photo courtesy of Claire Pettibone Designs
Claire Pettibone Pop-Up Shop
Tuesday, September 12, through Thursday, September 21
Little White Dress Bridal Shop
1130 31st Street

The Little White Dress Bridal Shop occupies a former church, which makes it the perfect spot to host designer Claire Pettibone's new collection of wedding dresses. This extended pop-up event will feature a huge selection of the Los Angeles-based designer's stunning gowns, with styles ranging from romantic to subtly glam. Click here for more information.
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Photo courtesy of ICON Suit Denver
ICON Suit Fall Launch Party
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 12
ICON Suit Denver
220 Steele Street

ICON, a new shop in Cherry Creek North specializing in men's suits, is hosting a party that will include informal modeling, light refreshments and snacks, complimentary valet parking, a live DJ, and display vehicles from Bentley of Denver. ICON Suit Denver is the first location of this European-based company; click here for more information.

Photo courtesy of Denver Design Incubator

Denver Design Incubator Open House
5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, September 14
Denver Design Incubator
2040 Clay Street
The Denver Design Incubator is holding a free open house to boost awareness of the needle-trade industry in Denver. At the event, you'll have a chance to win complimentary tickets for the Manolo Blahnik documentary, Manolo: the Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards, premiering at Landmark Theatres on September 22. Click here for more information.

Photo courtesy of Gucci and Neiman Marcus
Gucci Trunk Show
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, September 14, through Saturday, September 16
Neiman Marcus
3030 East First Avenue

Head to the ladies' shoe salon on the first floor of Neiman Marcus Cherry Creek to see the latest collection from the Italian luxury brand of fashion shoes. Gucci was founded in 1921, and current creative director Alessandro Michele has made it a point to modernize the timeless fashion brand. Click here for more information.

Conversations in Style
7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, September 17
900 Auraria Parkway
This event, hosted by Denver-based artists Toluwa Obi and Marthe Ndongala, will celebrate African heritage and the Afrocentric style in the Denver community. During a fashion show, up-and-coming young designers will be styling with items from Akente Express. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

Denver Style Magazine Mix and Mingle
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, September 21
Dolce Jewels
3003 East Third Avenue, Suite B
Denver Style magazine hosts a monthly night of sips, snacks, networking and celebrating Denver's fashion scene; the September edition is at Dolce Jewels. Reserve your spot to receive a complimentary issue of the magazine and special discounts from Denver boutiques; 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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