AUSTIN FASHION WEEK DRISKILL DESIGNERS ANNOUNCED!
Since February, Austin Fashion Week has accepted more than 60 applications to show collections this August right here in Central Texas. The AFW Advisory Board hand-curated a wonderful Runways & Marketplace Lineup for August 15-17 being featured at the Driskill Hotel.
Featuring four designers from NBC’s Fashion Star, a pre-teen from Austin, menswear designers from the Dallas area, swimwear from Canada, evening wear from Argentina, and much, much more, the Driskill Runways & Marketplace are sure to impress.
Tickets for each night are available in VIP Packages and Badges. Individual nightly tickets may also be purchased. Ticket information is here.
WEDNESDAY RUNWAYS: IsabellaRose Fashion (Austin, TX), Lisa Kaminski (Jacksonville, FL), Ashley Zaba (Ontario Canada), BOBBYK Design (Gainesville, FL), Tess Designs* (Austin, TX)
WEDNESDAY MARKETPLACE: JaHanna Martinez (Astoria, NY), Over the Moon (Lubbock, TX), Avione’s Little Boutique (Killeen, TX), Valentina Shoes (Austin, TX)
THURSDAY RUNWAYS: Savannah Red* (Austin, TX), Sarah Eileen* (Austin, TX), House of Victoria (Lagos, Nigeria), House of Krimson (San Antonio, TX), Allo Martinez Presented by Rare Trends (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Rare Trends (Argentina), Boudoir Queen (Smithville,TX)
THURSDAY MARKETPLACE: ProjectNCY (Indonesia), Cynthia Bloom Collectible Jewelry (Austin, TX), ByJeannie Jewelry (Austin, TX), Bombshell (San Antonio, TX), Alondons Designs (Duluth, GA)
FRIDAY RUNWAYS: Ashley Nicole Maternity (San Antonio, TX), Herff Christiansen* (Austin, TX), League of Rebels (Dallas, TX), Ken Tyler (Cedar Hill, TX), Vian Hunter House of Fashion (Seattle, WA), Parrott by Sarah Parrott (Marietta, GA), Nikki Poulos (Delray Beach, FL; Sydney, Australia), Nzimiro Oputa (New York, NY)
FRIDAY MARKETPLACE: Cindy Schulze Jewelry (Houston, TX), Oscar and Anna (New York, NY), Eye on the Sparrow Designs (Dallas, TX), Raven + Lily (Austin, TX), Crystal4U (Weston, FL)
AUSTIN FASHION WEEK SHOWCASE DESIGNERS ANNOUNCED!
After receiving over 70 applications to be considered as a local, Austin-based Showcase Designer, the Austin Fashion Week Advisory Board has recommended 18 designers to be featured during Austin Fashion Week.
The top 4 apparel designers were chosen to show full runway collections at the Driskill Hotel. They are:
The top 4 accessories & jewelry designers were chosen to show collections during the Driskill Marketplace. They are:
The final 10 showcase designers were chosen to be paired with retail & salon locations and will host trunk-show style events between August 11 and 14. Please stay tuned to the complete Austin Fashion Week calendar for details. They are:
Bandita Couture (paired with Blue Elephant)
BonBon by Micah Yancey (paired with Lilly Pulitzer)
Crowned Bird (paired with Etcetera, Etc.)
Emily Hallman (paired with Apricot Lane)
Femailler (paired with Rae Cosmetics)
Ferrell Designs (paired with Milk + Honey Spa, Hill Country Galleria)
Haley Lebeuf (paired with Eliza Page)
Misty Evans Jewelry (paired with Plain Ivey Jane)
Ossuaria (paired with Toni & Guy, Barton Creek Square)
Rene Geneva Design (paired with PRIZE)
Let’s give a virtual round of applause for these immensely talented Austin-based designers!