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The Best Fashion Events in Denver in November

303 Magazine's Denver Fashion Weekend starts November 9.
303 Magazine's Denver Fashion Weekend starts November 9. Mauricio Rocha
November is here, giving us plenty of reasons to get dressed up and get out of the house — everything from fashion shows to trunk shows. Here are the top eight fashion events in Denver this November.

click to enlarge MASSIF STUDIOS
Massif Studios
Massif Fashion Week
Through Sunday, November 5
Massif Studios
2191 South Broadway
Massif Fashion Week is a showcase for local, national and international designers and brands. On this final weekend, there will be shows at 7 p.m. every night; the show on Saturday, November 4, will be hosted by local fashion hero Mondo Guerra. Click here to see the full schedule and purchase tickets.

Fabric Showcase: The Sourcing District
Thursday, November 9, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Denver Design Incubator
2040 Clay Street

Budding fashion designers will want to swing by the Denver Design Incubator to scope out some exclusive fabrics and textiles at the Sourcing District, including goods from Kendor Textiles, Gordon Fabrics LTD, Mikan Print, Art Gallery Fabrics, Blue Desert Fabrics, Oriole Textiles, Guide Fabrics, Preview Textile Group and more. Click here to register and for more information.

ZHOU QI
Zhou Qi

Savor Showcase by Raw Artists Denver
Thursday, November 9, 7 p.m. to midnight
The Church
1160 Lincoln Street
At the Savor Showcase, over fifty local artists will display their talents in various art fields, including fashion, film, visual art, music, performance art, photography, hair and makeup. Designers displaying their work will include Femme Fatale Intimates, Golden Diva Designs, Zhou Qi and The Missy Nguyen. This event is 21 and up; cocktail attire is encouraged. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

click to enlarge PHOTO COURTESY OF NEIMAN MARCUS AND RALPH LAUREN
Photo courtesy of Neiman Marcus and Ralph Lauren
Ralph Lauren Trunk Show
Thursday, November 9, and Friday, November 10, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Neiman Marcus Cherry Creek
3000 East First Avenue
Head to to the second floor of Neiman Marcus to view the pre-spring collection of Ralph Lauren, a brand synonymous with an all-American lifestyle and aesthetic for almost fifty years. Click here for more information.

click to enlarge MAURICIO ROCHA
Mauricio Rocha
303 Magazine Denver Fashion Weekend
Thursday, November 9, through Sunday, November 12, 7 to 11 p.m.
Exdo Event Center
1399 35th Street
Every spring, fall and summer, 303 Magazine hosts Denver Fashion Weekend, one of the city's largest fashion shows. This round, the first night will feature designers and boutiques from Denver; on the second, local boutique Garbarini will present top designers and fashions from Australia, New York and California; the third night revolves around larger-than-life hair and makeup artists, but will showcase some fashion as well. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.

SCARS Fashion Show
Thursday, November 16, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Space Gallery
400 Santa Fe Drive
Divinity Productions is presenting SCARS, an unconventional show that uses runway high fashion to break stigmas and raise awareness of such issues as eating disorders, self-harm and suicide. The models each have their own story, their own scar that's a symbol of their survival. The event will also feature public speakers and counselors. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.


MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART DENVER
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver

Three Things: Situationist Fashion, Chiptune Duets and a Glossary of Graffiti
Thursday, November 16, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Museum of Contemporary Art Denver
1485 Delgany Street
The MCA's Three Things, Any Three Things series takes three topics with no apparent connections, and smashes them together to see what happens. The fashion element of the November 16 edition will focus on 26-year-old designer Irakli Rusadze and his edgy Georgian label. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

RED BALL DENVER
Red Ball Denver
Red Ball Fashion Show
Sunday, November 19, 6 to 10 p.m.
Exdo Event Center
1399 35th Street
The Red Ball is one of Denver’s premier runway events; it raises awareness for World AIDS Day and supports the Colorado AIDS Project. The ninth edition will feature the work of local designers and salons, as well as over a hundred models; the evening includes a cocktail reception, entertainers, a silent auction and special guests who make this a see-and-be-seen celebration. Click here to purchase tickets and 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.
Contact: Mauricio Rocha