Sooner and Later
If the calendar pages corresponding to April 11, and April 30, and May 7 are looking a little blank please consider these options:
NYFA Student Fashion Show; this Saturday Picture the scene: It’s Second-Saturday Art Walk, and girls in cuffed short-pants and guys in crisp, skinny denim are strolling the Ballard Ave piazza. They’re ducking into Hazlewood for drinks, eating at Volterra, then filing into New York Fashion Academy’s New York-like space (pictured above) for a runway show featuring winning design students and enterprising minds. Tickets are on sale at Brown Paper Tickets; there is a 7p.m. show and one at 9p.m.
FACE: Fashion Art Compassion Event; April 30 It’s like a shopping spree at Barneys, but with wine and a worthy beneficiary. Sunflower Children, receives 100% of the profits generated by this runway show of men’s and women’s high style looks. Silent and live auctions round out the evening, but the emphasis is squarely on showcasing the very best spring/summer 09 looks. For more information and tickets, visit faceseattle.com
Third Annual Thaw Fashion Show; May 7 Emerging Portland and Seattle designers send cutting-edge looks down the runway to raise money for Huntington’s Disease Society of America, and big give-aways — including tickets to a Marc by Marc Jacobs show in New York, up the ante. Local restaurants such as Nishino and Via Tribunali cook up great eats, and area vendors contribute to a mini-boutique inside the Sodo venue. For tickets and more info see thawfashionshow.com