September is here and the Mile High City is starting to cool. But as summer leaves us, we are welcomed with one of the best months for fashion—think thick issues of the September edition of Vogue to New York Fashion Week stirring up new inspiration. But aside from these iconic east coast perennials, Denver also has some great events to kick off this season of style. There is a constant theme around these events: charity. What’s better than looking fly while supporting a great cause? We also added an event you’ll love happening at the beginning of October—just to make sure you’re full prepare for what’s to come.
Neiman Marcus September Events
Christian Louboutin Trunk Show
When: September 8 – 10; Shoe Salon, Level One
The Low Down: The latest shoe designs with the trademark red sole by French designer, Christian Louboutin.
Tom Ford Trunk Show
When: September 8 – 10; Shoe Salon, Level One
The Low Down: Modern glamour highlights the designer’s collection.
Jay Strongwater Holiday
When: September 8 – 17; Holiday Glories
The Low Down: Holiday items for gifts or home.
When: September 8 – 18; Cosmetics, Level One
The Low Down: Fall make-overs are featured throughout the department.
Todd Reed Trunk Show
When: September 10; Precious Jewels Salon, Level One
The Low Down: Gold, Silver and gemstone jewelry by Boulder designer, Todd Reed.
Konstantino Trunk Show
When: September 10; Designer Jewelry, Level One
The Low Down: Discover centuries of fine European craftsmanship expertly illuminated in every design.
Fur Restyle Event
When: September 14 – 15; Fine Apparel, Level Two
The Low Down: Bring your heirloom or outdated furs in for a new look.
Laurence Dacade Trunk Show
When: September 15 – 17; Shoe Salon, Level One
The Low Down: Parisian designer Dacade’s shoes are sexy and elegant while being chic, but never boring.
NYC Fashion Comes to Denver
When: Saturday, September 24
Where: Dillard’s Park Meadows – 8415 Park Meadows Center Dr, Littleton
The Low Down: Fashion Group International is hosting a runway show featuring the new Jones New York Collection. It is all about redefining sportswear for the modern woman. There will be 200 attendees and one lucky woman will win a $500 wardrobe prize. Dillard’s is donating 10 percent to the FGI Scholarship Fund that helps students studying Fashion at CSU, Art Institute of Colorado, and Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD). RSVP HERE.
D’Lola Couture Presents Noir Fashion Show
When: Wednesday, September 28 from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Baldoria on the Water – 146 Van Gordon St., Lakewood
The Low Down: Showcasing day, evening and bridal wear, this fashion event will feature D’Lola Couture desinger, Deedee Victory and special guest, Gino Velardi. The theme is black so be ready for some edgy designs. The intimate fashion show will benefit the Colorado Melanoma Foundation, who has created a grant in honor of D’Lola designer Deedee Vicory’s late husband, Justin Vicory. Justin lost his battle with melanoma at the young age of 35 in 2014. Show your support and get your ticket HERE.
Willow’s Third Anniversary Party
When: Thursday, September 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: Willow – 2595 Canyon Blvd, Boulder
The Low Down: Boulder-based boutique, Willow, is celebrating three years of modern sophistication. Since 2013, this store has featured emerging designers, fine jewelry, luxury brands and shoes. You can help celebrate with them by shopping for a cause. All proceeds will benefit the Blue Sky Bridge, the child and family advocacy center devoted to prevention and intervention in the fight against child abuse. The night will include a cocktail hour, fashion show, sips and snacks and a raffle drawing with the chance to win a luxury trip. You can register HERE.
International Fashion Market Day
When: Saturday- Sunday, September 17-18
Where: Massif Studios – 2191 S Broadway, Denver
The Low Down: The two-day pop-up shopping event you absolutely cannot miss. Designers like Cicada, Renato Dicent, Katherine Jetter, Luxe Crew and more will be present at Massif Studios. Hot & Chic is the theme so be prepared to be wowed with designs and jewelry inspired by St. Barths and Vail. Cuvee and the Boys and Girls Club will be hosting the Flight to Luxury Fashion Show the night before and many of the amazing pieces from the luxurious event will come straight from the runway. This is definitely the place to be to indulge in some international fashion.
MODE : Fashion Show Benefiting Denver Health’s Kids
When: Thursday, September 22 from 6- 8 p.m.
Where: Kuni Lexus of Greenwood Village- 5150 S Quebec St, Greenwood Village
Admission: Child’s Ticket (ages 2-12): $50; Individual Ticket: $100; VIP Ticket: $150 (Front Row Seating)
The Low Down: This is the fashionable, charity event of the season that you do not want to miss. Benefiting the Denver Health’s Child & Adolescent Mental Health Endowment, MODE will be full of entertainment, cocktails and mocktails and of course a fashion show. What better way to have fun while affecting change. There will be delectable food from Shanahan’s City Bakery, Ivy on the Glenn, Footer’s and Guard and Grace. My mouth watered simply typing that! We cannot forget about the great local retailers like Kaitlyn Collective, an amazing Cherry Creek North Boutique specializing in women’s clothing and Winter Kids/Winter Women serving up the newest and freshest ski and snowboard gear. There will be more retailers so please snag a ticket HERE to join in on the fun!
BONUS: The Willary’s Pop Up Shop
When: Saturday, October 1 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 5- 7 p.m.
Where: Kindness Yoga – 1539 Platte St #207, Denver & The Infinite Monkey Theorem – 3200 Larimer St, Denver,
The Low Down: Debbie Baer is the designer responsible for the creative designs at The Willary. The designs are dedicated to the superwoman who does it all. From the average woman to the athletic diva, The Willary has outfits that transcend across all different styles. Right now the designs are only available online so this is your chance to try on some great pieces.
“I designed The Willary to empower women to work, play and live with style. “The durability and high end look, feel and construction of my Core Collection is unmatched and has also translated well for all working women, from stay at home moms to the corporate office,bike commuters and everything in between.” -Debbie Baer
There will be two chances to grab some gear from The Willary. In the morning, you can enjoy a yoga class at Kindness Yoga and then in the evening you can shop and sip at The Infinite Yoga.