The Ten Best Fashion Events in Denver in July

July promises to be a scorcher — and we're talking about fashion, not the heat. Colorful bursts of fashion are popping all over the city like fireworks. Following are ten fashion events that will light up your night this month, in chronological order. 

10. Denver Design Week Launch Party
7 to 11 p.m. Friday, July 8
3600 Wynkoop Street
Denver Design Week kicks off in style with a little party at the Glitterdome, a venue with space for up to 1,000 guests. The night's festivities include creative cocktails and food, interactive art installations, special giveaways and a few surprises. Tickets include three drinks and a Denver Design Week tote bag. Click here to purchase tickets and find more information. 
9. Opening Reception for Katy Zimmerman's Egress 
6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 8
2040 West 30th Avenue
Local womenswear and art boutique Goldyn is hosting a new installation by local artist Katy Zimmerman. Egress uses portals to signify the opportunity for rebirth and finding new ways to move into a new dimension; prints will be available for purchase. DeCollage's Reed Fuchs will be spinning tunes, and there will be drinks and hors d'oeuvres. Click here for more information. 
8. Lawrence and Larimer Fashion Showcase
7:32 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, July 8  
Denver Performing Arts Complex
Local online boutique Lawrence and Larimer is teaming up with Next Stage Now for its third annual fashion showcase. The fashion show, which starts at 8 p.m., will feature thirty looks from Lawrence and Larimer, along with Levi's from Cherry Creek; the night will also include the first Denver Style Wars contest, where three of Denver’s most stylish will go head-to-head to win prizes. To top it off, Lawrence and Larimer is hosting a huge after-party at Epernay Lounge, where local DJs will spin house sets. Click here for more information. 

7. #DSMCommunity Mix and Mingle
6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 21
Inspyre Boutique
4170 Tennyson Street 

Denver Style Magazine's monthly Mix and Mingles are all about strengthening the local fashion community. The #DSMCommunity Mix and Mingle is a chance for you to meet bloggers, photographers, boutique owners and Denver's stylish movers and shakers. Click here to reserve your spot and for more information.
  6. Larimer Square Peachy Sidewalk Sale
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, July 22; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, July 23; and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 24 
Larimer Square
The complimentary peaches at this annual sidewalk sale on historic Larimer Square only sweeten the deals. Stop by to save up to 75 percent off designer clothing and accessories from more than twenty Larimer Square retail shops, including AILLEA, Blue Ruby, Blush, Cry Baby Ranch, Dog Savvy Boutique & Spa, Equipment de Vin, Eve, FRINJE, Goorin Bros., Gusterman Silversmiths, Hailee Grace, John Atencio, John Fluevog Shoes, Moda Man, Sally Centigrade, Scarpaletto, Timbuk2, Whatever Pops Up and Victoriana Antique & Fine Jewelry. 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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