RVA Fashion Week Starts This Sunday 04/28-05/04!!!


For those of you who don’t know RVA Fashion Week begins this Sunday 04/28!!! The week of events are a good time to network with fellow bloggers so we hope to see lots of RVAFB members there!! Check out the schedule of shows below:

Sunday 04/28:
Kick-Off: City Skyline Trunk Show
Observation Deck @ City Hall 3p-7p
FREE EVENT!!! Sitting above City Hall, this unique event takes place at the Observation Deck overlooking Richmond’s famous skyline. This event is an ultimate trunk show, presenting more than 40 vendors and participants including independent jewelry and accessory designers, local artists, restaurants, hairstylists, and more.

Tuesday 04/30:
Warehouse Fashion Show
Scott’s Addition @ 7p
This event represents the nitty gritty appeal and familiarity of modern day Richmond. Showcased in the Warehouse District of new Richmond’s Scott’s Addition, featured looks will be presented in various scenes ranging from Urban, Vintage, Hawaii 5-O, and others! Purchase tickets here.

Wednesday 05/01:
Trina Turk @ Saks Fifth Ave, Stony Point
9214 Stony Point Pkwy  Richmond, VA 23235Saks Fifth Avenue, Stony Point 1p-4p
FREE EVENT!! Trina Turk is making only one in-store public appearance this spring and it’s here in RVA. Come meet this designer, who launched her brand in 1995. Ten percent of sales throughout the store that day will be donated to help preserve the Valentine Richmond History.

The Artful Wedding w/Style Me Pretty
VMFA 6:30p-9p
The Artful Wedding, hosted by Richmond Bride magazine, will feature the founder and editor of the country’s most popular wedding blog, Style Me Pretty. Come hear Abby Larson share some advice, get her new book signed, see the latest looks on the runway from Bella Rosa, possibly win a grand prize and meet some of Richmond’s most innovative wedding experts. Tickets are $15 and must be purchased in advance. Buy tickets here.

Thursday 05/02:
Carytown Fashion Showcase
Cary Court
Pre-show Cocktails at Can-Can Brasserie: 5:30-7pm
Show Start: 7pm
FREE EVENT!! Guests get to experience all of their favorite boutiques of Carytown with a complete runway show set up in Cary Court, followed by access directly to those featured boutiques for purchase. Cocktails/Networking at Can Can immediately following the show.
Featured boutiques include: AlterNatives, Glass Boat, Champagne & Shoes, Pink, Fab’rik, Ciao, Lex’s of Carytown, The Phoenix, Roan.

Friday 05/03:
Designer Showcase
Plant Zero 0 E. 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23234 @ 8p
Presenting local Richmond designers. Each up-and-coming designer will showcase their own custom line, presenting it on the runway, portraying their individual designs, style, and expression. Check out the list of designers here: http://www.rvafashionweek.com/category/designers-2/
The show will also be showcasing local independent designer success lines including 707 Fine Clothing, Ledbury & Shockoe Denim. Purchase tickets online here.

Saturday 05/04:
Valentine Richmond History Center, Costume & Textile Gala
1015 E. Clay Street, Richmond VA 23219 @ 6p
Please join RVAFW for a black tie celebration of the History Center’s World Class Costume and Textile Collection. Premier pieces from the collection will be on display during this elegant night of dinner and fellowship. To make your reservation, please call (804) 649-0711 ext. 302 or go here: http://www.richmondhistorycenter.com/node/358


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