If you follow me on Twitter, you've seen many tweets & retweets about RVA Fashion Week. For all you Richmonders, here's a schedule of this week's festivities:
April 28th: Kick-Off: City Skyline Trunk Show
City Skyline Trunk Show
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.
Wild Wild Woman jewelry AlterNatives jewelry
Fly Rebels clothing Panache Gems & Beads jewelry
Ultra Violet Vintage jewelry Cookielee Jewelry jewelry
Glamorous Indulgence jewelry Traci Lynn Jewelry jewelry
Willow House skin care ObscurO Jewelry jewelry
Runway Couture jewelry Body Wrap Diva body wrap
Sirius Jewelry jewelry Alodeuri Jewelry & Accessories jewelry & accessories
Styledentity jewelry REVEL Style clothing
Madelyn & Ruby Jewelry Co. jewelry MA’S Mad House
ModGyrl Cosmetics cosmetics BIKE by D.O.E. jewelry
Hybernations clothing Chrisinvicta Anthony shoes & clothing
M Deihl skin care Jagar America clothing
GraceNichole jewelry Salon Vivace hair/makeup/spa services
Hair Pretty’s accessories Random by Ciera jewelry
Dirgy Clothing clothing
The Observation Deck at City Hall
FREE TO GUESTS
May 1st: Trina Turk @ Saks Fifth Ave, Stony Point
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 Center’s textile and costume collection, the largest in the South.
There will be informal modeling and a beauty bar.
Wednesday, May 1
Location: Saks Fifth Avenue, Stony Point, 9214 Stony Point Pkwy Richmond, VA 23235
For more information, call 320-6960, ext. 5328
The Artful Wedding w/Style Me Pretty
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.
To purchase tickets, please visit: http://richmondmagazine.com
Wednesday, May 1
6:30 – 9pm
Location: VMFA, 200 N Blvd Richmond, VA 23220
May 2nd: Carytown Fashion Showcase
An Evening Affair
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.
Featured boutiques include:
Champagne & Shoes
Lex’s of Carytown
Right in the heart of Richmond’s Fashion District, a Mile of Style!
Pre-show Cocktails at Can-Can Brasserie: 5:30-7pm
Show Start: 7pm
Cocktails/Networking at Can Can immediately following the show.
Free to guests/Limited Seating
May 3rd: Designer Showcase
RVA Fashion Week’s traditional Designer Runway Show
Presenting local Richmond designers. Each up-and-coming designer will showcase their own custom line, presenting it on the runway, portraying their individual style and expression by transposing that to fashionable trends for all occasions.
Check out our featured Designers for this event.
We will also be showcasing local independent designer success lines Including 707 Fine Clothing, Ledbury & Shockoe Denim! You won’t want to miss this event!!
0 E. 3rd St, Richmond, VA 23234
$20 advance/$25 door/ $40 Front Row/ $15 Student ID
May 4th: Valentine Richmond History Center, Costume & Textile Gala
Please join us 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
For additional info, visit RVA Fashion Week's web site. Hope to see you all there!