Who’s coming to Austin Fashion Week? See the lineup


We’re getting excited about the line up of designers coming to Fashion X Austin, Austin Fashion Week May 13-21.

Here’s the official lineup from the organizers:

May 13: Moda x Mexico

7:30p.m. doors; The Driskill Hotel

Moda X Mexico, a black tie affair, is the first-ever AFW event of its kind. Enjoy front row seating, featuring full collections presented by Mexico’s most influential designers Abel López, Amor & Rosas, Benito Santos, Olmos & Flores, and Paco Mayorga while indulging in Mexican-inspired food and drinks. In addition to these full collections, meet and shop acclaimed accessory designers Ambaria Galería, Arte Joyas, Lørdag & Søndag, Marina Gutiérrez Jewelry and Smile & Shine. View a special installation by Mandarin Design Lab. The event will benefit the Hispanic Alliance.

May 13-17: Austin Fashion Week Soirees

Various times and locations

Join AFW at Soirees as Austin boutiques, salons, and spas open their doors to host designer trunk shows, mini runway events, shopping events, and more. Festivities will begin at retailers in the 2nd Street District on May 13 before moving to retailers in Domain Northside on May 14. Most events are free and open to the public. A complete calendar of Soirees will be posted at http://austin.fashionx.co.

May 18: Austin Fashion week Runways & Gallery

6:30p.m. doors; JW Marriott Austin

The Runways & Gallery nights begin with collections from local favorites May Designs showing apparel for the very first time and This Is Sloane, and looks from Ballet Austin and UT Fashion Students; discover out of market designers, Becky Hollands, Rong Zhang and Shalyguo; and stars that have been featured on Project Runway including Amanda Valentine and Kelly Dempsey, who will be making her AFW debut. In addition to these full collections, there will be three-look capsules by Texas-based designers Adeara, Ellis Bell, House of Cynthia’s “Huron Collection”, Jacqueline Bergeron, Megan Fullerton, megMORGAN, Pinup House, SixChel by Dina Chávez, and Tashumbra. Makeup provided by Koh Gen Do Cosmetics.

RELATED: SEE OUR PREVIEW OF THIS IS SLOAN’S 2016 COLLECTION AND WATCH A VIDEO OF HER EXPLAINING THE COLLECTION

RELATED: SEE UT FASHION STUDENTS’ UPCOMING SHOW

Prior to the runway shows and during intermission, browse and shop The Gallery featuring nearly 20 pop-ups of apparel, jewelry and accessory lines, including: Basal, BERNINA of America, BETTY ALIDA, Cassandra Collections, Dawn Franklin Designs, FYU Designs, Janika Design, King & Rose Optical, Koh Gen Do Cosmetics, Molly Phillips, Penny Luck, and Wearable Sculptures, among others. Thursday Runways & Gallery will honor Style Setter Ana Ruelas with a portion of “Style Setter” ticket proceeds benefitting Ballet Austin.

RELATED: READ MORE ABOUT THE STYLE SETTERS

May 19: Austin Fashion week Runways & Gallery

6:30p.m. doors; JW Marriott Austin

Friday’s Runways & Gallery feature full collections presented by local designers Boudoir Queen, Brittany Nicole, Harry Rex, and Lee Merritt Swimwear; out of market designers Hopeless + Cause Atelier, Miles David, and Wearable Sculptures; and stars that have been featured on “Project Runway” including Daniel Esquivel and Gunnar Deatherage. In addition to these full collections, there will be three-look capsules by Texas-based designers Daniel Hinojos, Day Avery, Haus of Heirs, LaLa, La Lo La Clothing, MariAscoli, My Boyfriend’s Briefs, and Sydney Morris — the Label. Hair provided by Salon by Milk + Honey, makeup by Koh Gen Do Cosmetics.

RELATED: INSIDE the BOUDOIR QUEEN

RELATED: DANIEL ESQUIVEL’S RISE FROM PROJECT RUNWAY

Prior to the runway shows and during intermission, browse and shop The Gallery featuring nearly 20 pop-ups of apparel, jewelry and accessory lines, including: A.S. Styled Life, Basal, Bernina of America, Betty Alida, Cassandra Collections, Evangeline Clothing, Janika Design, King & Rose Optical, Koh Gen Do Cosmetics, Molly Phillips, and Penny Luck, among others. A portion of Friday Runways & Gallery “Style Setter” ticket proceeds will honor Style Setters A.J. Bingham, benefitting YMBL Austin Sunshine Camps, and Cassie LaMere, benefitting Center for Child Protection.

May 20: Austin Fashion week Runways & Gallery

6:30p.m. doors; JW Marriott Austin

Saturday’s Runways & Gallery include full collections presented by locals Big Bertha’s Paradise and Ross Bennett, and a show from Austin School of Fashion Design; collections from independent out of market designers Abi Ferrin, Lizna, Nomzee Designs, and Primrose; and stars that have been featured on “Project Runway” including Melissa Fleis and Something by Sonjia. In addition to these full collections, there will be three-look capsules by Texas-based designers Aplomo, Ca$hmere Mafiia, Ferrah, Gwenivx, J. Ewing Designs, Mansion Rose, Masha Osoianu Design, Monks & Mavericks, and Nina Means. Makeup provided by Koh Gen Do Cosmetics.

RELATED: NEW FROM ROSS BENNETT

Prior to the runway shows and during intermission, browse and shop The Gallery featuring nearly 20 pop-ups of apparel, jewelry and accessory lines, including: A.S. Styled Life, Basal, Bernina of America, Betty Alida, Cassandra Collections, King & Rose Optical, Koh Gen Do Cosmetics, Janika Design, Molly Phillips, Penny Luck, and Prachi Bhise Jewelry, among others. Thursday Runways & Gallery will honor Style Setter Andra Liemandt with a portion of “Style Setter” ticket proceeds benefitting The Kindness Campaign.

May 21: Austin Fashion Week Brunch

1:00p.m. Doors; Domain Northside (Exact Location TBA)

Join Austin Fashion Week for a stylish Brunch presented by Northside Next. Enjoy epicurean food and drinks with a series of special runway shows from Domain Northside stores tableside with makeup provided by Koh Gen Do Cosmetics. Brunch will honor Style Setter Ava Late with a portion of all tickets benefitting Darrell K. Royal Research Fund for Alzheimer’s Disease.

For more information, visit http://austin.fashionx.co/schedule/. For Individual Tickets to all events: http://austin.fashionx.co/tickets/.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Lifestyle

An Austin Public Library card now gets you the Kanopy movies service
An Austin Public Library card now gets you the Kanopy movies service

    As of today, Austin Public Library card holders have access to more than 30,000 films for free. The Austin Public Library has added access to the on-demand video platform called Kanopy. It is essentially a streaming service a bit like Netflix or Shudder, except one needs only an Austin library card to access it. There are no commercials...
Feel like brawling? This Austin fitness studio is here to help
Feel like brawling? This Austin fitness studio is here to help

The Barre Code Austin will host a Halloween-themed pool party on Oct. 28. Photo courtesy Barre Code Austin   Feel like brawling? The Barre Code Austin will host a Halloween-themed Brawl workout – the fitness studio’s signature kickboxing class – poolside at The Austin Motel, 1220 South Congress Avenue, starting at...
Check out these pumpkin carving events around Austin
Check out these pumpkin carving events around Austin

It’s October. Let’s carve some pumpkins, shall we? Here’s a round-up of pumpkin-carving events in the Austin area. Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest at Dive Shop San Marcos. Entry is $5 per person with prizes for first and second place on Saturday, Oct. 21. Faux Pumpkin Carving Party at Hops and Grain. Want...
Plan your rainy weekend with these family events, Oct. 20-22
Plan your rainy weekend with these family events, Oct. 20-22

Brace for it. It’s going to rain this weekend, with an 80 percent chance on Friday and Sunday and a 50 percent change on Saturday. We know you want to head out to the pumpkin patches around Central Texas. Plan wisely, bring your rain gear, and hope that the weather forecasters get this one wrong. The good news: It won&rsquo...
More Stories