The first details have emerged about this year's Nordstrom Designer Preview. Here they are:

1. The date is Thursday, July 11.

2. The place: Pier 91.

3. As always, the much-anticipated yearly runway event benefits Seattle Art Museum, and this year, Vogue magazine is in the mix, too. (Stay tuned for more on that.)

4. Tickets start at $185 and are on sale now.

A scene from Designer Preview 2012.