RVA Fashion Week Fall Fashion Weekend Oct. 24 & 25

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RVA Fashion Week will host it’s First Annual RVA Fashion Week Fall Fashion Weekend starting tomorrow, October 24th & 25th at Haxall Point. This 2 day event will showcase some of the best of Richmond’s local fashion designers, artists and jewelry designers.

Friday will be the Art and Jewelry Showcase at 7pm at Haxall Point where you will be able to view and purchase jewelry and art from local makers. In addition there will be a fashion show where RVAFW models will show the jewelry designers pieces. Jewelry designs by Surface, Brittanny Chanel Jewelry ,Styledentity, and Sassy Jones Boutqiue!! Stop by for a fabulous evening of art, cocktails and music. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The next event will be the highly anticipated Designer Show Saturday October 25th. Doors at 7p, show starts promptly at 8p, designers who will be showing their fall collections include:
– Angelia Cooper, Angelia’s Couture
– Markie Colden, PLV
– Nikki Fisher, Nkiba
– Ivy Stewart, Part 2 RVA
– Jevin Kinard, Child Rebel
– Corlette Dixon, Tough Cookie

Tickets for Saturday are $20 at the door and $15 in advance.

Check out rvafashionweek.com for more details.

RVA Fashion Events April 24th – 27th

Fashion Revolution Day 4/24:

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Fashion Revolution day is tomorrow! It’s celebrated all over the world and there are 2 events in RVA for it. First from 11a-2p at the VCU Student Commons Love This will host a fashion show in collaboration with the VCU Dept of Sociology and the VCU Dept of Fashion Design and Merchandising. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1378030659147607/

Also AlterNatives boutique in Carytown is hosting a fashion show and an after hours shopping event to represent the day. Come in wearing a garment inside out to show who made your clothes and receive 20% off your purchases, at 6p there will be a fashion show then more shopping! More info on their Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/alternativesboutique

 

Rebecca Taylor @ Saks Fifth Ave 4/24:

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Stop by Saks Fifth Ave in Stony Point Fashion Park 3p-5p and meet designer Rebecca Taylor and preview her Spring 2014 collection. More info here: http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/stores/event.jsp?storeNumber=671&eventId=06bb69a9-85ba-4258-a4c1-d53045b5573b

 

Halcyon Spring Rummage Sale 4/25 – 4/27:

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This weekend is the biannual Rummage Sale at Halcyon!!! Friday, the 25th and Saturday the 26th from 11-5:00 and on Sunday from 12-5 find select merchandise for 75% off. More info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/256451947873990/?ref=5

RVA Fashion Week 4/27-5/04:

10257005_914999696269_7001642287818468749_nRVA Fashion Week starts this Sunday and lasts until the next Sunday May 4th with events happening everyday in between. More info on our blog here: https://rvafb.wordpress.com/2014/04/18/6th-annual-rva-fashion-week-april-27th-may-4th/

6th Annual RVA Fashion Week April 27th- May 4th

1969390_10152072026414912_1015186242_nThe 6th Annual RVA Fashion Week begins Sunday, April 27th and concludes Sunday May 4th. This week long fashion event showcases all aspects of RVA fashion from designers to local boutiques and each event is held in a location that represents and shows how diverse and beautiful Richmond, VA is. Something new about RVA Fashion Week this year is that  proceeds from the events will go towards UNOS (United Network for Organ Sharing) and an UNOS transplant recipient will share their story at each event held during the week.

Schedule of events:

Carytown Fashion Shows, Tour of Carytown Boutiques Sunday, April 27th starting at 11am
Take a tour of a mile of style as Richmond’s most popular Carytown boutiques present their Spring/Summer collections for RVA Fashion Week. Participating boutiques include:
AlterNatives
Glass Boat
Fab’rik
Ten Thousand Villages
Traveling Chic Boutique

Jewelry & Accessories at Glave Kocen Tuesday, April 29th from 6pm-9pm at 1620 W. Main St.
Independent jewelry and accessory designers will showcase their immaculate collections at this year’s Jewelry Showcase to be held at Glave Kocen.

Art Show at United Network of Organ Sharing Wednesday, April 30th from 6pm-8pm at 700 N. 4th St.
UNOS, RVA Fashion Week’s exclusive non-profit beneficiary, will host their first ever Art Showcase.

RVA Threads Fashion Show Thursday, May 1st starting at 5pm at Spartan Studios in Scott’s Addition
Featuring various consignment and vintage boutiques from throughout RVA, this will be RVA Fashion Week’s first ever vintage fashion event to be held at Spartan Studios in Scott’s Addition.

Designer Showcase at The Broadberry, May 2nd from 7pm-9pm at 1021 E. Cary St.
Showcase featuring the fresh faces of fashion. Richmond’s new, up-and-coming designer talent debut their collections at this new music venue.

Fashion Show Finale @ The National Saturday, May 3nd from 7pm-11pm at 708 E. Broad St.
Richmond boutiques come together for the epic finale event to be held at the National. The finale will also feature musical performances on behalf of RVA Has Talent.

2nd Annual Trunk Show at The Observation Deck above City Hall Sunday, May 4th from 2pm-6pm at 900 E. Broad St.
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 including independent jewelry and accessory designers, street wear designers, local artists, restaurants, hairstylists, and more.

Tickets will be on sale soon so make sure you keep up with RVAFW on Facebook or if you are a blogger and would like to apply for a press pass go here: http://www.rvafashionweek.com/participate.php

RVA Fashion Week Bloggers Social Thursday March 27th

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Thursday, March 27th from 6-8p RVA Fashion Week will host a Blogger Social at Isley Brewing Company (1715 Summit Ave). Stop by to network with other RVA fashion bloggers as well as the RVAFW staff and learn more about this years events, which are April 27th- May 4th. There will also be info on how to apply for a press pass and RVAFW will launch it’s brand new website plus giveaways & refreshments provided by Carytown restaurant Mezzanine!! To RSVP or if you have any questions email digital@rvafashionweek.com. Hope to see you all there!!!

RVAFW and Cinderella Dreams 2nd Annual Prom Dress Drive TONIGHT

1800373_10152007310359912_79172239_nHave an old prom dress or accessories that you no longer need and would like to donate? If so check out this great event TONIGHT Wednesday night, Feb. 26th, at F.W.Sullivans Canal Bar & Grille (1001 Haxall Point, Richmond, Virginia 23219) from 6-10p hosted by RVA Fashion Week in support of Cinderella Dreams!! Cinderella Dreams helps to “shoulder the financial burden of attending this formal event by providing gowns and accessories for free to any girl who, like Cinderella, needs help obtaining a gown for the ball.” Donate a dress or accessories and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, extended happy hour specials and be entered to win a VIP ticket to RVA Fashion Week 2014!!!

More info about the event here: www.rvafashionweek.com/calendar/cinderella-dreams-dress-drive

Special Edition Tuesdays Top Twelve: Week 18

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This week we are doing a special edition Tuesday’s Top Twelve with all recaps from RVA Fashion Week!!! A few RVAFB members attended the week of events and have lots to say about the shows, trends and street style. Check out the posts below:

Anthrofashionist:

RVAFW Skyline Event, kicking off the week….

the girls on the runway in Cary Court…

the grande finale…

Barclay Inc:

RVA Fashion Week Has Arrived!!

RVA Fashion Week Rewind…

Bella Styles:

Bella On The Scene at RVA Fashion Week: “Carytown Boutique Fashion Show”

Dayi’s Sense of Style:

Functional Splurge & RVA Fashion Week

Fashionista Jenn:

Launch Party: Vizcaya Swimwear

Fashion Junkies United:

Junky Presents: RVA Fashion Week Kick-off

Junky Recap: RVAFW at Cary Street Court

Junky Showcase: RVA Fashion Show at Planet Zero

FRSHsqueezed:

RVA Fashion Week Carytown Fashsion Show

RVA Fashion Week Skyline Trunk Show

Mosaic Union:

RVAFW – Trunk Show

RVAFW – Networking at Tobacco

RVAFW – An Artful Wedding

RVAFW: Carytown Fashion Show

RVAFW: Designer Showcase

River City Fashion Uprising:

RVA Fashion Week Kicks Off with City Skyline Trunk Show

RVA Fashion Week 2013: Carytown Fashion Showcase

RVA Fashion Week 2013: Designer Showcase

Shoes and Champagne:

RVA Fashion Week: Carytown Boutique Fashion Show

Style Goonie:

One of a Kind Accessories at The City Skyline Trunk Show

The Artful Wedding- Richmond Bride

Carytown Fashion Showcase- RVA Fashion Week

The Blvd Paradigm:

RVA Fashion Week Carytown Showcase

RVA Fashion Week: Designer Showcase

Catalyst 2013 , The VCU Fashion Show

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

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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

Tuesdays Top Ten: Week 16

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This week’s Top Ten includes some great style advice, outfit posts and some news about local events. Check them out!!

Bella Styles: Event Alert: “The 5th Annual RVA Fashion Week”

Emily Hudspeth: NYX Cosmetics Haul

Fashion, Trends and More: 3 Up-And-Coming Models to Watch

Hole in Jean Pocket: Puma: Get Sky High

Julia Topaz: Well That Was Fast

Mosaic Union: The Sneaker Bar – Soft Launch

Skirt Bouquet: My First Clothing Swap

Style Goonie: The Great Gatsby: 1974 and 2013

Virtual Mutt: Thrifting Adventures Vol. 2

Worthy Style: Donna Karan on 5 Key Pieces for Women

Tuesdays Top Ten: Week 15

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This weeks top ten includes a couple outfit posts, some photo shoots, a little preview of RVA Fashion Week, and more!! Also make sure you check out the post by new RVAFB member The Blvd Paradigm!!

A Girl Named Leney: Brian McDaniel

Fashion by Darius Burnette: Winding Dorothy Editorial for UCE Magazine

Fashionable Flavors: Star Style: Coachella

Frsh Squeezed: Tim Gunn at VCU!

Melina B: 5 Things I Like: Favorite Lipsticks Edition

Notorious Styles: Drum Roll Please….

RVA Fashion Girl: Icy Mint

River City Chic: Spring Shoe Guide

River City Fashion Uprising: RVA Fashion Week Press Preview

The Blvd Paradigm: Look of The Day!

RVA Fashion Week Blogger Meetup and Event Preview 04/03

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What: RVA Fashion Week Blogger Meetup and Event Preview

Where: The Tobacco Company, 1201 East Cary Street

When: Wednesday, April 3rd 6p-9p

Details: All RVAFB members are invited to the Tobacco Company for a bloggers meetup and preview of the RVA Fashion Week events happening April 28th- May 4th!!! The RVAFW team will be sharing a little preview info about each of the events, info about how to apply for a press pass and answer any questions you may have about RVAFW. Stop by and enjoy some light refreshments, learn about RVA Fashion Week and network with fellow bloggers!! Please RVSP ASAP and if you have any questions email digital@rvafashionweek.com.

For more info check out the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/618365118177459/?ref=ts&fref=ts