Think Globally, Dress Locally

Spring has sprung, and that can only mean one of two things: Either your allergies are acting up, or you're horny. For the former, we recommend Allegra; for the latter, the Locality Spring Fashion Show. The event won't satiate any carnal yearnings, per se — although it might, you sicko — but it will feature spring fashion looks from twelve local designers, displaying the hottest garb Denver has to offer for nabbing that special someone. And even if your wardrobe isn't motivated by your libido, you're sure to find something you like.

"There's a wide variety of styles," says show organizer Matt Gillespie, "from couture designers that do amazing dresses to designers with great screen-printed T-shirts."

And if that's not enough, Denver's favorite wit-pop trio, Hot IQs, will play a live set while the models parade down the runway.

"I think it's a great way to support local art, music and fashion, as well as showcase how much is going on right in our back yard," Gillespie says.

Doors open tonight at 9 p.m. at La Rumba, 99 West Ninth Avenue, and tickets are $7. Get there early: Not only have the last three Locality events sold out, but the first fifty people in the door get free gift bags. Ah, spring. For more information, go to
Fri., May 12, 9 p.m.

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Adam Cayton-Holland