Spring has sprung and so has your social calendar, thanks to this month’s edition of our ‘Fashion Week Favorites’, listing off the top fashion events to attend in April.
Gallery Talk: Digital Print Fashion at Phoenix Art Museum – Wednesday, April 3rd, 7pm
Curator Dennita Sewell explores how technological advances in graphics software, photography and ink-jet printing have expanded the range of possible image sources, the potential for image manipulation, and the rapid production of intricate patterns in limitless colors.
IMAGE: Alexander McQueen, Dress, spring 2010. Printed. Lent by Suzy Kellims Dominick.
Fashion Journalism Lecture at Phoenix Art Museum – Thursday, April 17th, 7pm
Christina Binkley, who writes for the Wall Street Journal, discusses her recent article on digital prints in fashion and other technologies that impact the fashion world.
Green Street Realty Presents: Spring/Summer Fashion Show + Celebration – Thursday, April 18th, 6pm
Partnering with Phoenix Fashion Week for the 2nd year in a row, join Green Street Realty for another rooftop fashion show event featuring top local designers, sips and lite bites, along with a live silent auction to benefit Phoenix Children’s Hospital!
Details + tickets here: http://springsummerfashion2013.eventbrite.com/
The Shine Project Beauty Bar Event at The Fashion Hub – Saturday, April 20th, 6-9pm
This event is a beauty bar hop located at Phoenix Fashion Week’s newest office location, The Fashion Hub. Come with your friends and join other women in the valley to get your nails, hair, eyebrows and make up done, with all proceeds going to our charity, The Shine Project! In addition to being pampered, there will also be a raffle, silent auction, live entertainment, light food, and drinks!
Latino Live at Wild Horse Pass Hotel + Casino – Saturday, April 20th, 7pm
Latino Fashion Live is a two hour fashion extravaganza featuring fashion shows, musical entertainment and dancing. Fashion shows displaying fashions meticulously crafted by top designers including Phoenix Fashion Week’s own Established Designer Silvia Bours, will feature top Latina models in a high energy display.
Details + tickets here: http://bit.ly/Z03T56
Spring Swap Phoenix Presented by CO-OPhx – Sunday, April 21st, 11am-4pm
CO-OPhx presents the Spring Swap PHX, a clothing swap, clothing drive and community shopping occasion for ladies and gents. Hosted by 3 neighboring vintage shops on 6th Street and Garfield (GROWop, cellardoor vintage and Annie Boomer’s Vintage) this is a great swap-ortunity to meet new friends and find new-to-you items.
Tickets include tasty sweets, savory treats and spring time drinks. Please see full schedule for included style tutorial times and topics as well as DIY booths and live music!
Details + swap tickets here: http://swapphx.splashthat.com/
Vintage Market at Westworld – Saturday, April 27th, 8am – 3pm
With a commitment to unique and creative local Arizona vendors, attendees are sure to find something they love. From all things chippy, rusty, vintage and handmade, you are sure to find that perfect vintage dress, a one-of-a-kind piece of furniture, handmade jewelry, or one of hundreds of other amazing treasures for your home or garden. You can also look forward to fabulous giveaways, vintage photo opportunities and infinite amounts of design inspiration!
A portion of all ticket sales will help support the Paradise Valley/North Scottsdale Young Life chapter.
Details + tickets here: http://junkinthetrunkvintagemarket.com/vintage-market/
2nd Annual Arizona Blogger Conference Hosted by the Phoenix Style Collective – Saturday, April 27th, 5pm
Blogging enthusiasts from all over the state will get out from behind their computer screen and come together for an evening of fun with other blog chatting, instagraming, outfit posing, ladies and gentleman! Year two of this fantastic event will take place at the Hotel Palomar in downtown Phoenix, starting at 5 p.m. There will be a mini pop up shop marketplace, delicious bites to nosh while you network, mix and mingle with other blog lovers. And of course, there will be those famous goodie bags!
This year’s speakers will include Jessie of Style and Pepper, Danielle of Sometimes Sweet, Sarah of Emma Magazine, and Sara of Frances Vintage.
More details + tickets here: http://arizonabloggerconference13.eventbrite.com/
*Which April event are you most looking forward to? Share with us in the comments below!
Article by Lauren Pfingstag for Phoenix Fashion Week
“The Resource For All Things Fashionable”