Detroit Fashion Week is Michigan's only fashion industry event. Beginning September 13th and lasting until the 19th, the week includes fashion events and parties as well as numerous designers and special appearances from the CW 50 Gossip Girl characters. The fashion week kicks off with the opening party at BlackFinn in Royal Oak.
On Monday, the Project Muse Gallery Exhibition opens from 6-10pm. The Goldfish Tea will be featuring short film screenings on Tuesday and Thursday, and the week will culminate will a fashion show at the Farmers Market in Royal Oak. For a full schedule of the events to hit, go to www.detroitfashionweek.com.
Part of the hype during Detroit's fashion week is getting a taste of some big name celebs. Designer Reco Chapple from Bravo Networks "The Fashion Show" and Bianca Golden, Americas Next Top Model contestant, will close the runway events at DFW Couture Showcase. Tickets can be purchased through the Detroit fashion week website. There will be free ticket giveaways for the Couture Showcase at each of the events throughout the week.
Other designers featured during the week will be William Malcolm, who will introduce his collection in his first DFW showcase and Robrena Davis, an Alumni of Central Michigan University and student designer from the 2006 DFW. Femelia Couture will be returning for their third year and Jenna Kator will be bringing along a collection of designer handbags and accessories. Also joining the designers will be new student designers from local universities and high schools.
Detroit Fashion Week is a step in the right direction for expanding the industry with so much potential. Detroit is busting at the seams with creativity and talent that is begging to be showcased. Come out for this one-of-a-kind event and support the growth of fashion in Michigan.