5 Things To Do in and Around Denver This Month – Fashion Edition

Summer is the time for events, and fashion is no different. As we head into the warmer months, we’ve compiled a list of runway shows, fashion events and happenings in June. 

Saturday, June 4

Color of Fashion Model Casting

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Photo courtesy of Color of Fashion

When: Sat, June 4. 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. MDT

Where: Temple Denver – Private Event Space. 1136 Broadway, Denver.

Cost: Free. Register here

The Lowdown: In preparation for the upcoming Color of Fashion runway shows on September 23 and 24, Denver fashion scene models are encouraged to attend this casting event. Along with joining the tight-knit and empowering community that Color of Fashion has established, this event is an opportunity to show off the best of the best in terms of Denver fashion. Attendees must wear all black, form-fitting attire and black heels or dress shoes. While runway experience is preferred, it is not required. 

Sunday, June 5

Hott Pink Matter x Universe Model Casting 

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Hott Pink Matter at Denver Fashion Week. Photo by Roxanna Carrasco.

When: Sun, June 5 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. 

Where: Universe 1869 South Broadway, Denver. 

Cost: Free. 

The Lowdown: Up and coming sustainable designer Audra Stachnik of Hott Pink Matter is coming off of her first runway show at Denver Fashion Week in April. As her brand continues to grow, she is organizing a fashion show in collaboration with Universe. Regardless of modeling experience, anyone is encouraged to attend this casting for a show that will feature upwards of 10 local designers, including Stachnik. Attendees must arrive with natural makeup, wearing all black, fitted attire and preferably heels.

Saturday, June 11

Cultural Fashion Runway Series: PRIDE

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Photo Courtesy of McNichols Civic Center Building. Photo by Bendetti Group.

When: Sat, June 11 starting at 7:00 p.m.

Where: McNichols Civic Center Building, 144 W Colfax Avenue, Denver

Cost: $16-$56. Find your tickets here

The Lowdown: In their second runway event, the Denver Arts & Venues Cultural Fashion Runway Series presents PRIDE, in celebration of PRIDE month. The runway show will include designs from DCR Studios and special guests Yara Sofia and Mayhem Miller from RuPaul Drag Race All Stars. Attendees can choose from either standing room, general admissions, or VIP tickets, all of which grant access to the building’s first-floor exhibitions and one free beverage.

Sunday, June 12 

Vanity Fashion Show

Photo Courtesy of Fashion West Magazine

When: Sun, June 12 from 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Where: ReelWorks Denver, 1399 35th Street, Denver

Cost: $25-200. Purchase tickets here

The Lowdown: Produced by Fashion West Magazine, Vanity provides an opportunity for local designers, artists, models and creatives alike to showcase their work in a summer collection. Based on the teasers, this event seems to pull inspiration from different decades while combining creativity and high fashion. Vanity will feature runway segments by
Tyne Hall, Mona Lucero, Dark M0th Industry, Goddess Skin Clothing by @stellaburnbrite, Mirtha Art by Mirtha Santa Cruz, Stephan Lauren Hair, Idiot Cult, Adobe Darko, Q’Tique-ish by @kevasdavis, Ego Style by Eric Gómez, Tiaja Pierre and Charlie Price. The event will also host pop-up shops from local designers including Menez to Society, Matilda Marginal, Steve Sells Studio, Brooks LTD, Dark M0th Industry, Adobe Darko, Alternate Strand, Goddess Skin Clothing, Ashes and Metal Leather, Embassy London
by Tai Beldock, Sliv Life, Brett Fox, Kendra Rostvedt and Art by Meg Delagrange.

Sunday, June 12

The Rainbow Market

Photo Courtesy of @therainbowmarketdenver on Instagram.

When: Sunday, June 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Where: Wolf Den Tattoo, 6640 E Colfax Ave., Denver. 

Cost: Free.

The Lowdown: Featuring over 50 vendors, Wolf Den Tattoo is hosting The Rainbow Market. The event is a space for queer artists and creatives to share their work with the local community. Just in time for Pride Month and in collaboration with Denver Queer Art Club, the Wolf Den parking lot will be filled with tarot readings, flash tattoos, community art, and much more. 

Saturday, June 18

The Common Collective After Dark

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The Common Collective. Photo by Roxanna Carrasco.

When: Sat, June 18. 7:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Where: The Common Collective, 613 East 13th Avenue, Denver

Cost: Free. Register here

The Lowdown: For the first time, The Common Collective will re-open its doors as the sun goes down for their exclusive “After Dark” sale. From thrifted clothes to ceramic mugs to potted plants, the collective has a wide variety of vendors to explore. Be sure to snag tickets when they go on sale on June 4, as space is limited. 

Saturday, June 18


Photo Courtesy of Cadenza.

When: Saturday, June 18 from 10:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. 

Where: Void Studios, 1790 South Bannock Street, Denver. 

Cost: Tickets start at $20 and go to $275. Purchase tickets here

The LowdownCADENZA [ca·den·za] A technically brilliant, sometimes improvised climactic passage towards the close of a concerto. Origin: Italian

This monthly event series is coming to Denver to showcase fashion, music, entertainment and everything that our Mile High City has to offer. Joined by Denver Fashion Week designers, the event will feature a professional laser show. Denverites are invited to dance the night away in the first event to kick off the series. 

Sunday, June 19

Fashion Friends Colorado

Photo Courtesy of Fashion Friends Colorado.

When: Sunday, June 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: Void Studios, 1790 South Bannock Street, Denver. 

Cost: Free. Register here

The Lowdown: Local brand Adobe Darko presents Fashion Friends Colorado, a designer market and fashion party. Join the local fashion community for a day filled with fashion, networking and fun.