Denver’s largest and most well-produced fashion show, Denver Fashion Weekend presented by
Schomp Automotive, is back this spring, taking place on April 6-11, 2016.
Taking place at City Hall Amphitheater, Denver Fashion Weekend brings together Denver’s finest for five nights featuring fashion from local and national designers, a hair show featuring Colorado’s most talented stylists, and the 303 Awards and Southwest Hairstyling Awards. For the first time ever, Denver Fashion Weekend will also be offering a special event for licensed stylists on day 5, which is April 11. DFW will once again celebrate Colorado’s artistic community by showcasing their newest collections and hair designs.
DFW Spring ’16 models casting call, February 28 and 29: sign up HERE
Day One – Wednesday, April 6
303 Awards and The SouthWest Hairstyling Awards
303 is bringing back the 303 Awards, where the magazine recognizes local artists, street artists, restaurants, boutiques, designers, local music and more. The nominees will be announced and voting will begin soon!
303 Magazine and Charlie Price are partnering to present the second year of the Southwest Hairstyling Awards, honoring Colorado’s and the Southwest’s most talented in the hair industry. Awards include Independent Platform Artist of the Year award to DJ
Muldoon of California, Celebrity Hairstylist award to Ted Gibson of NYC, Lifetime Achievement award to Tabatha Coffey of California, Southwest Hairstylist of the Year and Mastermind.
Day Two – Thursday, April 7
Local Designers + Non-Traditional Runway Show
Day two of DFW on Thursday, April 7 will feature local designers and alternative models. Fall was DFW15 the first runway show featuring plus size, petite, tattoos and over 30 models, and we’re bringing back the talent in all of these categories, plus more. This night will also feature local designers, showcasing their newest collection.
Day Three – Saturday, April 9
Local Boutiques and National Brands
Day three of DFW on Saturday, April 9 will showcase boutiques and national fashion. Come see the hottest trends in fashion, along with ready-to-wear pieces that you can purchase locally.
Day Four – Sunday, April 10
The Hair Show
Day four The HAIR SHOW will take place on day four, Sunday, April 10. This night is all about the hair, featuring looks inspired by fashion, lifestyle and fun. Costumes and makeup will perfectly pair with wild and beautiful hair down the runway.
Day Five – Monday, April 11
Day fifth Finally, for the first time ever, there will be a fifth day of Denver Fashion Weekend. This event, entitled “Boudicca” is for licensed hair stylists only. Join host Eden Sassoon and eight of the top women in the professional salon industry as they explore the subject of HAIRCOLOR through live demos and pre-done models. Participants will hear the best and brightest share their thoughts on business trends and the latest techniques.
Open to licensed hairstylists only!
Brought to you by Charlie Price, 303 Magazine and The Beauty Underground
Part of the proceeds will benefit Eden Sassoon’s organization Beauty Gives Back in support of The Thirst Project
Shirley Gordon – Wella
Lisa Vann -Aveda
Nekisa Addis -Beauty Underground Artistic Team
Katie Renshaw Nielsen- Scruples
Jill M Leitz – Redken
DeAnnalyn Teal-Independent Haircolor Master
Cynthia Winston -Independent Haircolor Master
Shareena Hansen-Reardon – Beauty Underground Artistic Team
Berry Bachen – Mainentrance Artists NYC
Sara Brentano -Master Makeup Artist and Social Activist
Lindsay Ambrosio -Makeup Madame Highlighters
Leslie Munsell – Beauty For Real Cosmetics