14 Fashion Events to Attend this August

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August is the Sunday of summer and it’s definitely bittersweet. On one hand, we are excited for fall but then the thought of summer ending makes us sad. With Mercury in retrograde until September, you have to find the small victories. We have rounded up some events full of fashion and fun that will make you forget about what’s going on in the universe.

Friday Night Wine Down

Photo courtesy of Common Threads

When: Friday, August 3 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: Common Threads Denver — 1575 S. Pearl St., Denver

Admission: Free

The Lowdown: Herman and Herman Clothiers celebrates real women by creating meticulously-made, tomboy-chic clothing in designs that embrace all body types. Join them at Common Threads Denver for spirits, snacks and an exclusive 15 percent off all full-priced Common Threads merchandise.

Urban Nights

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When: Saturday, August 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: EXDO Event Center — 1399 35th St., Denver

Admission: $95 (Get Tickets HERE)

The Lowdown: This is where fashion, urban art and philanthropy collide to benefit at-risk youth. Denver’s Urban Peak provides a full range of services for youth ages 15 through 24 experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. The theme of this year’s fundraising event is “Beauty in the World” and it will include exquisite food, interactive art opportunities, mural construction and a performance by Grammy Award winner, Macy Gray.

Fashion Denver Fashion Camp

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When: Sunday, August 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 2875 Blake St., Denver

Admission: $95

The Lowdown: We have to train up the little ones to embrace their creativity and that’s exactly why Fashion Denver founded their fashion camp. According to the popular fashion organization, special guests from the Colorado fashion community have curated hands-on activities in designing accessories and an outfit. The experience is designed for tiny fashion aficionados from age four to 11. Best of all, the campers will strut down the runway in their own designs made from recycled materials.

Neiman Marcus Events

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Where: Cherry Creek Shopping Center,  3030 E 1st Ave., Denver

Estee Lauder Gift Event
When: July 29 – August 8; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Cosmetics Level, Level One
The Lowdown: The annual event featuring the newest beauty items for the season.

Women’s Pre-Season Cashmere Event
When: July 29 – August 8; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Cosmetics Level, Level One
The Lowdown: View the newest cashmere fashion items.

Tamara Comolli Trunk Show
When: August 3 – 4; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Precious Jewels Salon, Level One
The Lowdown: Experience the timeless, playful, casual and elegant jewelry.

The Must Haves Event
When: August 8 – 15; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Contemporary, Level Two
The Lowdown: Since summer is ending, enjoy the first look at fall trends.

Sydney Evan Trunk Show
When: August 11; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Designer Jewelry, Level One
The Lowdown: View the jewelry collection of 14 karat gold and a luxurious mix of precious and semi-precious stones. The collection is meticulously crafted with a classic yet whimsical sensibility.

Men’s Made-to-Measure Event
When: August 15 – September 2; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; The Man’s Store, Level One
The Lowdown: Select the fabric, the lining, buttons and style to create your premium, individualized wardrobe.

Akris Punto Fall Trunk Show
When: August 23; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Fine Apparel, Level Two
The Lowdown: An incredible selection of classic designs for Fall will be featured.

Kypris Signature Mini Facial

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When: Saturday, August 11 (book an appointment)

Where: AILLEA Larimer — 1408 Larimer St. #102, Denver

Admission: $15 (Reserve space HERE)

The Lowdown: The temperatures are all over the place so you must keep your skin tight and right. AILLEA has you covered with 25-minute hands-on facials with the Kypris educator and esthetician. You can relax and relieve tension with a head and shoulder or neck and arm massage. Also with your appointment, you will receive a full-size Cleanser Concentrate with purchase of a Cerulean Mask or a trial-size Kypris Elixir and Serum with any Kypris purchase.

Sips & Style

Photo courtesy of The Denver Look

When: Wednesday, August 15 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Where: True LoHi — 2040 West 30th Ave., Denver

Admission: Free

The Lowdown: The Denver Look wants you to join them for an evening of shopping and sipping. What better way to peruse the Fall 2018 arrivals from the brand at one of Denver’s amazing boutiques? Best of all, you can enter to win a $100 True gift card and the first 10 guests to arrive will receive a special True gift.

Mid-Summer Fashion Soirée

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When: Friday, August 17 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: K Contemporary — 1412 Wazee St., Denver

Admission: $35-$75 (Get Tickets HERE)

The Lowdown: DGaray Magazine and NUE Magazine present a night of fall fashion. The runway show will include some of the hottest trends for the upcoming season.

Festival of Color

Photo courtesy of Jeneration Apparel

When: Friday, August 24 from 6 to 10 p.m.

Where: Doubletree Hotel Grand Ballroom — 3203 Quebec St., Denver

Admission: $10-$500 (Get Tickets HERE)

The Lowdown: With fashion, music, culture and art, prepare for a celebration dedicated to beautiful colors. JAnthony Productions, Aguilera Promotions, Riviera Fashion by Juanita Cardenas, Estrella TV, Mi Pueblo Market, Mango Mortgage and Land4Printing are all coming together to present the longest runway and extravagant fashion show. Not to mention, there will be a musical concert immersion experience.

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