AUSTIN FASHION WEEK 2014
Thursday, April 24 – Saturday, May 3
Schedule of Events
THURSDAY 4/24: THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS FASHION SHOW “SPECTRUM”
Presented by Lexus of Austin
Time TBA; Frank Erwin Center
For the first time, Austin Fashion Week partners with the University Fashion Group to present “Spectrum” a runway show featuring Senior student work. Taking place at Frank Erwin Center, this show is the hub for Austin’s future generation of apparel designers.
GA tickets are free and open to the public.
FRIDAY 4/25 – SUNDAY 4/27: AFW SHOWCASE EVENTS
Trunk shows, designer pop ups, sample sales, third party produced fashion shows, and more, will take place over the course of three days. AFW encourages you to discover a new designer or boutique during these official Showcase Events.
Most Showcase events are free and open to the public.
MONDAY 4/28: SHOP787
5:00pm-9:00pm; Austin Music Hall
AFW presents its first ever shopping event featuring local boutiques like SoLa, designers such as J. Bird, and brands like Milk + Honey all under one roof at Austin Music Hall. Peruse and purchase last minute items to amp up your ensembles throughout Austin Fashion Week.
Tickets are $10 and attendees receive a $10 gift card, which can be used at any vendor during the event.
TUESDAY 4/29: THE MEN’S EVENT
Presented by Sport Clips Haircuts
6:00pm-10:00pm; Austin Music Hall
New this year: AFW’s The Men’s Event. Cull tips on how to live well stylishly and experience men’s fashion from J.Hilburn, body products courtesy of Sasquatch Soap Co., tech accessories from Martian Watches, and many more. Enjoy scotch from Johnnie Walker, plus, beer and wine tastings along with an option to delve into the culture of cigars.
Tickets are $25. $10 optional upgrade for the Habana House Cigar Experience.
WEDNESDAY 4/30 & THURSDAY 5/1: RUNWAYS & MARKETPLACE
Sponsored by BERNINA
6:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Shows Begin; Austin Music Hall
Each night, behold collections from nine adept, apparel designers with a distinct point of view including Ross Bennett, Adrienne Yunger, Raggdahl and Catherine Carter Hite, among others. Observe fashion in movement and also check out a curated marketplace of accessories designers like Kelly Wynne Handbags, Demian & Alex Jewelry, and Vintage Ware cuffs, to name a few.
Wednesday Designers: http://www.fashionweekaustin.com/wednesday-runways–marketplace.html
Thursday Designers: http://www.fashionweekaustin.com/thursday-runways–marketplace.html
Tickets available for purchase by row: $15-$285. $100 optional VIP upgrade.
FRIDAY 5/2: PROJECT RUNWAY LIVE!
6:30pm Doors, 8:30pm Shows Begin; Austin Music Hall
AFW is proud to announce the assemblage of the greatest number of Project Runway designers outside of the celebrated TV show. Six recognizable Project Runway designers (All Star competitors and season winners!) have chosen to unveil full collections at Austin Fashion Week 2014. The confluence of talent will be announced the week of March 24th.
Tickets available for purchase by row: $15-$285. $150 optional VIP upgrade with meet and greet!
SATURDAY 5/3: 6TH ANNUAL AUSTIN FASHION AWARDS
6:00pm Doors, 7:30pm Show; Austin Music Hall
The Austin fashion industry’s most celebrated evening. Walk the red carpet, mix and mingle, and recognize the industry’s Rising Star and Trailblazer Award winners. Three of Austin’s venerable designer labels: Isabella Rose Taylor, Rare Trends and Raven + Lily have been selected to send looks down the runway alongside Mash Up Teams.
Tickets: $60, $80. $100 optional VIP upgrade.