APRIL 15-23, 2016

SHOWCASING INDEPENDENT & EMERGING DESIGNERS

Going into its 8th year, Austin Fashion Week is the largest fashion event in Texas and one of the most highly acclaimed in the Southern United States. AFW 2016 will feature an all new lineup of events including:

KICKOFF (Friday, April 15, 2016)
A gallery-style viewing of the stunning Mash Ups images printed on canvas along with a fashion show featuring each of the images as they come to life!

BRUNCH PRESENTED BY JOHN HARDY (Sunday, April 17, 2016)
Honoring Style Setter Aida Dieck benefitting the American Heart Association

A luxe Mother-Daughter Sunday Brunch celebrating the 130th birthday for the iconic Driskill Hotel. 130 years of fashion presented by some of Texas’ top vintage boutiques.

SOIREES (Saturday, April 16 – Wednesday, April 20, 2016)
A series of events hosted by locals around Austin such as trunk shows, shopping events, runway shows, and more

RUNWAYS & GALLERY (Thursday, April 21, 2016)
Honoring Style Setter Laura Craddick benefitting the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas

10 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
A special presentation of kidswear featuring the children of Dell Children’s Medical Center.
STARS that were season winners or All Stars on Project Runway.
DISCOVER emerging designers from around the globe.
Support your local designers from the 512.
3-look collections by the newest of local designers featured in CAPSULE
Shop the GALLERY featuring about 20 of the best emerging jewelry & accessories designers.

RUNWAYS & GALLERY (Friday, April 22, 2016)
Honoring Style Setter Bobbi Topfer benefitting ZACH Theatre

10 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
A special presentation from performers from the ZACH Theatre.
STARS that were season winners or All Stars on Project Runway.
DISCOVER emerging designers from around the globe.
Support your local designers from the 512.
3-look collections by the newest of local designers featured in CAPSULE
Shop the GALLERY featuring about 20 of the best emerging jewelry & accessories designers.

RUNWAYS & GALLERY (Saturday, April 23, 2016)
Honoring Style Setter Andrea McWilliams benefitting Ballet Austin

10 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
A special presentation of costume designs featured in Ballet Austin performances.
STARS that were season winners or All Stars on Project Runway.
DISCOVER emerging designers from around the globe.
Support your local designers from the 512.
3-look collections by the newest of local designers featured in CAPSULE
Shop the GALLERY featuring about 20 of the best emerging jewelry & accessories designers.

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