What does November mean to you? To me it equals No Shave November, Thanksgiving and Denver Fashion Weekend. You can’t lose with some of the amazing events scheduled to take place this month in our lovely city. Get ready for a fun, fashionable and philanthropic month. The fashion rundown starts now.
Neiman Marcus x Botanic Gardens presents Love to Give Collection
When: Thursday, November 3, 6 – 8 p.m.
Where: 3030 E. 1st Ave, Level One, Denver
The Lowdown: ‘Tis the season to shop until you drop. Neiman Marcus is hosting a reception to preview some exclusive designs from the Love to Give collection. A portion of the proceeds will benefit youth programs at the Denver Botanic Gardens. No matter who you are shopping for, you will be making a difference in your community. It’s the gift that keeps on giving. Let’s not forget that you can never go wrong with Neiman Marcus.
Dress for Success Denver Hosts Second Annual Winter Fashion Gala
When: Friday, November 4, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where: The Ritz Carlton in Downtown Denver – 1881 Curtis St., Denver
Admission: $100 (Purchase tickets HERE)
The Lowdown: Women helping women is a trend that we just cannot get enough of and the Dress for Success organization is doing just that. Executive director, Pep Torres, has been serving over 10,000 women in need for over 10 years. Beyonce told ya’ll that girls run the world and there is nothing like female empowerment paired with fashion. Dress for Success helps women with professional development, job training and mentorship. Belen De Leon, from KUSA-TV, will present at the event. The wonderful women who have reaped the benefits of the program will be in attendance and designs from Neiman Marcus will showcase elegant attire.
Winter Gift Market
When: Friday-Saturday, November 11-12
Where: Denver Botanic Gardens – 1007 York St., Denver
The Lowdown: It is time to kick off the holiday season! If you are looking for unique gifts for bae or mom, this is the place to be. You are sure to find handcrafted holiday items, bath and body products, home decor, art, jewelry, specialty foods, clothing, antiques and everything you could possibly need. If you are a member of the Denver Botanic Gardens, you will receive a 10% discount. In the spirit of the holidays, you can sip on hot cocoa and cider and nibble on desserts.
Jeneration Apparel Rooftop Fashion Show
When: Saturday, November 12 at 4 p.m.
Where: Departure – 249 Columbine St, Denver
The Lowdown: Jennifer Costello of Jeneration Appeal will be revealing her new fashion line on the rooftop of the beautiful Departure Restaurant. The runway show will be one to remember featuring some popular models rocking dope designs.
303 Magazine‘s Denver Fashion Week(end)
When: Thursday, November 10 at 7 p.m.; Saturday, November 12 at 7 p.m. ; Sunday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
Where: City Hall Event Center — 1144 Broadway Denver
Admission: $25-$200 (Purchase tickets HERE.)
The Lowdown: 303 Magazine and Schomp Automotive are back at it again with the incomparable Fashion Weekend. Featuring some amazing local and national designers, this show has always been a major part of the Mile High fashion scene.
Night 1: Thursday, November 10 – Local & National Fashion
This night will include the Femme Fatale Intimates, Mona Lucero, Gino Velardi, Steve Sells, Maggie Burns, Anthony H, Tyne Hall, Rachel Marie Hurst and NIGHT by Charlie Price. You can expect traditional runway shows full of various elements, surprises and a unique experience.
Night 2: Saturday, November 12 – Local & National Fashion
On Saturday night prepare for Velvet Wolf, Margaret Sanzo, Scout & Molly, Fab’rik, Kotomi Yoshida, Frances Roces, Georgine and John Paul Ataker NYC. It will be similar to the Thursday presentation and full of fashionable flair.
Night 3: Sunday, November 13 – The Hair Show
Bigger than ever, the hair show is the most popular night of them all. You never know what to expect- from Barbie Dolls to models on stilts. Some of your favorites will be in the building like Charlie Price, Goldie and Bob, Artemis & Birch and KTB Hair & Funk Styling. We can’t forget Ansley Meredith, Marlene Romero, Javier Jaimes, Chad & Co, Stephan Lauren, The Look, Beauty Underground, James Mucker, Halo Salon, Bri Bird, Rita B, The Parlour, Mode, Swank, Antoine Du Chez, Beto’s Salon and Blow Dry Lounge.
Larimer Square Holiday Fashion Preview
When: Thursday, November 17, 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Where: Ocean Prime — 1465 Larimer St, Denver
The Lowdown: One of the most popular areas in the Mile High City is previewing this season’s latest and hottest trends. Small plates and cocktails pairings will make for an exciting event. Portions of the proceeds will benefit the MaxFund Animal Shelter. MaxFund is a true no kill animal shelter and adoption center that challenges the traditional methods of animal sheltering by leading the no-kill movement in Colorado.