MAY 12-20, 2017

SHOWCASING INDEPENDENT & EMERGING DESIGNERS

Going into its 9th year, Austin Fashion Week is the largest fashion event in Texas and one of the most highly acclaimed in the Southern United States. AFW 2017 will feature an all new lineup of events including:

INDUSTRY (Friday, May 12 at Speakeasy)
We’re moving away from the popular Mash Up Teams to focus on the greatest fashion photograph taken by an Austin photographer in the last year and to show you the greatest in hair & makeup talent based right here in Austin. Come see all of this come to life at the Austin Fashion Week Kickoff: INDUSTRY on Friday, May 12 at Speakeasy.

MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH (Sunday, May 14 at The Driskill)
Honoring a To Be Announced Style Setter for a one-of-a-kind Mother’s Day Brunch at the Driskill Hotel featuring the best in Austin vintage fashion.

SOIREES (Saturday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 17, 2017)
A series of events hosted by locals around Austin such as trunk shows, shopping events, runway shows, and more

RUNWAYS & GALLERY (Thursday, May 18 at the JW Marriott)
Honoring a To Be Announced Style Setter benefitting a To Be Announced local nonprofit.

9 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
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, May 19 at the JW Marriott)
Honoring Style Setter A.J. Bingham benefitting YMBL Austin Sunshine Camps

9 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
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, May 20 at the JW Marriott)
Honoring Style Setters Carla McDonald benefitting ZACH Theatre and Andra Liemandt benefiting The Kindness Campaign.

9 full runway shows and 3 mini collections:
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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