START OFF IN STYLE
“Shift Into Style” Kickoff Event for Austin Fashion Week!
Austin Fashion Week has partnered with Circuit of The Americas™ to bring this world-class event to Austin in anticipation of the 2012 UNITED STATES FORMULA ONE GRAND PRIX™.
To be held at The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, “Shift Into Style” is sure to be an exciting and glamorous evening of fashion, food and motorsports, bringing big names in motorsports and fashion together with fans that love the glamour of Formula One racing!
When: 8pm-11pm, Friday, August 10th, 2012
Where: The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Once again, Austin Fashion Week is proud to debut apparel and accessories collections at the landmark Driskill Hotel during “Runways and Marketplace,” Wednesday, August 15 through Friday, August 17. Each night, numerous collections will be shown from contemporary and evening, to menswear and resort wear.
2012 SHOWCASE EVENTS will take place from Saturday, August 11 through Tuesday, August 14, 2012. Ten curated, local participating designers will be paired with participating boutique, salon and spa locations. “Showcase Designers” will set up pop-up shops inside their designated locations.
In addition, other participating retailers and designers will host events ranging from trunk shows to full blown runway shows, cocktail parties to concerts.
AUSTIN MUSIC HALL | AUGUST 18, 2012 | RED CARPET 6:30 PM | SHOW 7:30 PM
Reaching the height of fashion, Austin Fashion Week concludes with the Austin Fashion Awards Presented by CW Austin at Austin Music Hall on Saturday, August 18. Rising Stars, Trailblazers, and Mash Up Teams will be recognized with the coveted Golden Boot Award. Between awards presentations, check out runway shows from Kendra Scott, Ross Bennett and Jessica Ciarla. The ever-popular Mash Up Teams comprised of a local apparel designer, accessories designer, photographer, hairstylist, makeup artist, and model will also move to the Austin Fashion Awards catwalk.
Hosted by Sandy McIlree of the JB & Sandy show on Mix 94.7, the show will not only feature these runway collections with hair and makeup from award-winning Jackson Ruiz Salon, but also live music by pop violinist Josh Vietti.
LIGHTFAKTOR PRESENTS SPECTRA, THE FINALE: THE OFFICIAL AUSTIN FASHION WEEK AFTER PARTY
UNDISCLOSED 2ND STREET DISTRICT LOCATION | AUGUST 18, 2012 | APPROX 10:00
Spectra: The Finale is the Official Austin Fashion Week VIP After Party unlike anything Austin has ever seen before.
Guests are presented with exquisitely styled models in LED Fabrics, state of the art video projection mapping, fiber-optic threads, living statue installations, and fashion inspired light sculptures – all the result of an intense fusion of cutting edge fashion and mind bending lighting techniques.
I’ve got my media creds, so I hope to see you there!