Denver Fashion Week (DFW) presented by Mile High Luxury Real Estate is headed our way in mere days, bringing with it a lineup of runway shows, workshops and events. Each night will provide guests with a unique entertainment experience that you most certainly do not want to miss out on. Whether you plan to attend one night or all nights, you will want to flaunt your best style so we put together a few of our picks for where to shop to achieve perfection.


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Where: 239 Detroit St., Denver

When: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

The Lowdown: Garbarini has been selling designer apparel and shoes for countless years. As soon as you step foot through these doors you will be greeted by stylists who will help dress you from start to finish. The goal for your finished piece will be a unique and fresh look to show up in. You can choose from an abundance of women’s apparel, shoes and accessories to assemble your perfect look.


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Where: 3151 Larimer St., Denver 

When: Monday-Saturday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Lowdown: Steadbrook displays a cool, calm and collected atmosphere. Here you will be sure to find relaxed men’s apparel and accessories. Whether your mission is to find the ideal jacket, shoes or accessories, the staff here will ensure you have something that fits your every need. In addition, Steadbrook believes in responsible sourcing for an overall healthy environment so you are sure to own an exceptionable product.

Sous le Lit

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Where: 1620 Platte St., Denver 

When: Monday-Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

The Lowdown: If you want to find something that is not only high-quality but also exclusive then Sous le Lit is the store for you. You will find the latest men’s and women’s apparel and also come across an array of shoes and accessories as well. This boutique has a well-trained staff of experts who are ready to help you look and feel your best.

Topping Designs 

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Where: 4800 Wadsworth Blvd., Wheat Ridge 

When: Atelier hours vary

The Lowdown: Duane Topping is not only a brilliant designer but a retired Army veteran now armed with a sewing machine and passion for creating wearable art. As a self-proclaimed feminist, he creates custom designs for the female form and celebrates the natural curves and contours of a woman’s body while empowering them to be their strongest, most authentic selves. Topping’s latest collection will show during the DFW Local Designers Fashion Show on November 4.

Allison Nicole Designs

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Where: 3000 S. Jamaica Ct., Aurora 

When: Atelier hours vary

The Lowdown: Allison Berger is a multitalented designer based in Denver who is also taking her work to the DFW runway for the Local Designers Fashion Show on November 4. Berger will create custom apparel to fit exactly what you are looking for. In addition, you may rent any gowns of your choice or provide your measurements to receive any designs from collections that are for sale.