On Sunday, September 4th, Colorado Fashion Week officially announced the dates and location for Colorado’s premier week of fashion. The inaugural event is set to take place from September 27th through October 2nd. CFW will be held in the lobby of The Temple Hoyne Buell Theatre at The Denver Performing Arts Complex, located at 1245 Champa St., Denver, CO 80204. Colorado Fashion Week is organized and produced by The JTA Group, a multidisciplinary talent, development, management agency and production company. Purchase your Colorado Fashion Week tickets today: http://www.eventbee.com/event?eid=878024385 (Tickets are limited in supply). Colorado Fashion Week discounts: Use discount code “firstclassfashionista” to upgrade a general admission ticket to preferred seating.
Tuesday, 9/27 update! Colorado Fashion Week kicks off tonight, so online tickets are no longer available but can be purchased at the door! Don’t miss out on this game changing event for Colorado.
Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, Founder and Executive Creative Director on “Colorado Fashion Week”
Now, watch the “Colorado Fashion Week” Campaign Shoot!
On September 9th, this preview of “Colorado Fashion Week” was featured on “In Focus with Eden Lane” at 9:30pm MT on CPT12. Listen for upcoming Colorado Fashion Week news on HOT 107.1!
“Colorado Fashion Week” is a premier fashion industry and public event, dedicated to building an economically sustainable and highly respected fashion industry in Colorado. CFW gives designers a voice and serves as a launching pad for their business; it continuously works to establish critical business growth initiatives for its designers by mentoring, training and partnering with key industry entities like fashion buyers, showrooms, magazines, fashion stylists, editors and more.
The schedule of events includes The Business of Fashion workshops during the day with an official opening ceremony and reception on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Following the opening show will be, The CFW 2011 Master’s Of Hair and Beauty Runway Show, featuring creations from CFW’s partnering beauticians and salons. Looks for the hair show will be inspired by the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen. In addition to the nightly fashion shows (doors opening at 6:00 pm), several VIP after parties are scheduled for each night. Rounding out the event on Sunday, October 2nd will be a free buyer’s market and pop up stores at Redline Art Gallery (2350 Arapahoe Street, Denver, CO).
“Our goal is to help position Colorado as an emerging fashion capital of the Rocky Mountain West region, by mentoring, presenting and promoting some of the best promising fashion talent the industry will experience in the next few coming years”, said Justice Kwesi Kwarteng.
Justice has assembled a diverse and talented team of fashion industry professionals, who are well respected in their respective areas of expertise, to help organize and execute the event. The team includes:
:: Lakeysha Green | Fashion Stylist & Founder, BeautyBodyStyle, LLC | Denver, CO
:: Crystal Gardner | Crystal L Gardner Marketing | Denver, CO
:: Andrea Tucker | Owner, Studio: A Collective of Stylists, Denver, CO
:: Erroll Perkins | NARS Master Makeup Artist | Nieman Marcus Cherry Creek | Denver, CO
:: Michael Sasser Photo & Video Productions | Denver, CO
:: Mario Masitti Studios | Denver, CO | mariomasittistudios.com
:: Harper Mance | Owner, Zoe’s | shopwithzoes.com
:: Stacey Vogel | CFW Associate Event’s Coordinator
:: Abigail Campbell | CFW Sponsorship Coordinator
:: Davon William | CFW Director of Sound & Lighting
:: Tai Anderson | CFW Model Coordinator
:: Rebecca Braun | Administrative Director
:: And First Class Fashionista at http://www.FirstClassFashionista.com.
“First Class Fashionista” is very proud to be help get the word out about another trailblazing event in Denver, Colorado!
In-kind Sponsors, Strategic Partners and Supporters of CFW 2011 include:
:: Top Shelf Vodka | Denver, CO | topshelfmixers.net
:: Fashion Denver | Denver, CO | FashionDenver.com
:: Boulder B Cycle | Boulder, CO
:: A Does of Vitamin F | doesofvitaminf.com
:: Cheribundi | cheribundi.com | cheripharm.com
:: Boulder Green Streets | Boulder, CO | bouldergreenstreets.org
:: Common Era Boutiques | Denver + Boulder | mycommonera.com
:: DenVhere Magazine | www.denvheremag.com
CFW 2011 Corporate, Business and Community Sponsors:
:: Studio | a Collective of Stylists | Denver, CO
:: HOT 107.1 FM | hot1071.com
:: Zoe’s | Denver, CO
:: El Salon | Denver, CO
:: Berenices | Denver, CO
:: Rebelle by Tootsies | Denver, CO
:: Blondies | Denver, CO
:: 3 Little Birds | Denver, CO
:: Charlie Price | Denver, CO
:: Redline Art Gallery | Denver, CO
:: d&a Entertainment | Denver, CO
:: The City and County of Denver’s Arts and Venues Division
:: The Denver Theatre District | Denver, CO | DenverTheatreDistrict.com
The list of designers committed to showing at the Inaugural Colorado Fashion Week are:
:: D’Lola Couture by Deedee Vicory
:: Marie Margot Bridal Couture by Maggie Burns
:: Johanna Christine by Johanna Alwin
:: Barrera by Juan Andres Jimenez
:: Gino Velardi
(additional list of designers and fashion labels pending final confirmation over the next few days)
It is expected that up to 2,500 people will attend the event in its 2011 inaugural year in downtown Denver, Colorado. According to the event’s organizers, “Colorado Fashion Week” will bring national and international attention to a barely existing Fashion Industry in Colorado. CFW also hopes to directly and indirectly spark new industries within the state and further contribute to building an economically sustainable and a deeply respected local fashion industry.
For more information regarding the event, sponsorship opportunities, or tickets contact CFW
at: ColoradoFashionWeek@gmail.com or visit the official blogs:
http://ColoradoFashionWeek.blogspot.com , http://justicetalentagency.blogspot.com
Connect via Social Media: Facebook.com/ColoradoFashionWEEK and on Twitter: @ColoradoFashion