6 Fashionable Events You Must Attend Annually! Save the dates.

6 Fashionable Events You Must Attend Annually! Save the dates.

We know you’re getting restless at home and can’t wait to be mixing and mingling out in the city at your favorite hot spots and new events. Although the dates are changing, that doesn’t mean they are being canceled and we want to make sure you are following the latest so you can attend the most fashionable events that take place annually. Of course, check with their websites regularly, but be prepared to book your front row seat when the time comes! #TogetherSoon

#1 Texas Fashion Week

Set for: October 6th-11th

If you only attend one fashion event a year, we recommend you choose from the 7 events at Texas Fashion Week. TEXAS FASHION WEEK™ serves as the state’s official fashion week in support of fashion Industry growth. For the first time in the history of the state, there is now a platform for professionals to network, be showcased, scouted and acknowledged, all in an effort to strengthen a new industry for economic development.

TEXAS FASHION WEEK™ is the City’s official celebration of fashion in San Antonio, TX as proclaimed by Mayor Ron Nirenberg and now has global reach through the TEXAS FASHION AWARDS™. This city backed, week-long event showcases visually stunning fashion shows, incredible retail shopping, exciting innovations in hair, makeup & wellness, inspired fashion art exhibits, fashion art performances, educational opportunities, luxe culinary experiences and ends with the premier red-carpet event of the year, the Sixth Annual *TEXAS FASHION AWARDS™ held at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.

Internally, TEXAS FASHION WEEK™ is the time where fashion industry can showcase their work, products and collections to colleagues and patrons. Industry brands can discover new talent. Silver Jackets and youth students will have their big break out business moments and statewide, fashion community can fly in, network and find new ways for businesses flourish.

*Formerly known as San Antonio Fashion Awards.

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#2 Runway: Where Fashion Meets Compassion by San Antonio Food Bank

March 5, 2020

model walking the runway at the San Antonio Food Bank warehouse 

Although this event recently passed, we could not have a fashion event list without this award winning show. RUNWAY, Where Fashion Meets Compassion, is an annual signature event that is known for bringing high fashion to the runway in support of philanthropy and the fight for hunger by the San Antonio Food Bank. The annual event takes place in March and brings the community together to raise funds and awareness to the many areas of service they support all wrapped in a fashionable night of hand crafted cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent auctions and of course, the elite runway show that captures the essence of their chosen theme each year.

Hosted by none other than Spurs Arena MC, Chuck Cureau, this past years event was dedicated to showcasing Mid Century Modern style with incredible fashion by Sask Fifth Avenue.

This event has become a Texas fan favorite for its incredible cause and professional production. The San Antonio Food Bank has quickly grown to serve 58,000 individuals a week in one of the largest service areas in Texas with their focus on clients having food for today and also the resources needed to be self-sufficient in the future. Touching the lives of families, individuals, seniors, children, and military members its no surprise that this event continues to stand strong and outdo themselves year after year.

#3 UIW Cutting Edge Fashion Show

Set for: November 16, 2020

Patrons pose before walking into the UIW Cutting Edge Fiesta Fashion Show

The Cutting Edge Fiesta Fashion Show is the longest running, student highlight fashion show in San Antonio, TX. Typically, the annual celebration takes place in April and is an official Fiesta San Antonio event. The show features student designers from the UIW Fashion Design program that are enrolled in design and production.

The runway features the culmination of a yearlong design process of the senior fashion design students who learn to design and create within time-lines and budgets typical within the industry. Fall student designers plan and produce their collections while the spring students learn about fashion production and management.

Proceeds have provided scholarships for UIW fashion management students since 2006 and more than $50,000 in scholarships have been awarded to the student winners as stated in the UIW.edu news page. 

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#4 Roshnic Annual Fashion Show 

Set for the Fall/Winter

Although this event was originally set for March 28th this year, The Roshnic Fashion Show is still gearing up for a fall/winer date and we can’t wait. Roshnic Latif is a Texas fashion designer from Pakistan known for releasing multiple micro lines, her culturally embellished pieces, and her highly popular hand-painted designs. A favorite among the Texas community, her fashion shows feature cross-cultural designs with this year set to feature global cuisine, all in the name of supporting children and families in need through SJRC Texas.

In honor of her parents who passed away in Pakistan, Roshnic Latif has dedicated her life to creating colorful, one-of-a kind clothing. In her more recent years, she has used this talent to raise money for nonprofit organizations. Her unique use of western and eastern styles, as well as her crafting techniques have brought her much success. She’s received much attention for her block prints and hand-painted silks and chiffons and continues to draw new attention and fans every year.

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#5 Talylor’d For You

June 27, 2020

Founder Taylor Mobley of Taylor’d For You 

In recent years, this event has stolen the hearts of many fashion event goers. Produced by Taylor Mobley, television producer, Taylor’d For You, is a platform that celebrates local boutiques and designers while also empowering men and women of all ages to embrace style trends tailored to their body types. The event, as seen and promoted on San Antonio Living, will take place this Summer and celebrates a night of giving back with memorable food, cocktails, a silent auction, networking, and a fashion show from designers and boutiques.

Each year founder Taylor Mobley, chooses a non-profit organization to give back to in style by raising funds and educating guests about the organization. Over the past four years the event has raised over $45,000 for local Texas charities and still continues to be an annual stand out among fashion events in San Antonio. Save the date.

New event on our Radar!

MLK Youth Charity Fashion Gala

The Inaugural MLK Youth Charity Fashion Gala, kicked off this past January 2020, during DreamWeekSA. Founded by Chaunice Holley, Youth Summit Chair of the City of San Antonio Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission for MLK 2020. This event featured fashion designers Alani Taylor & Deviant La Vie who have designed for notable Hollywood stars such as Beyoncé, Lena Waithe, Tyra Banks and Cadi B. This event also showcased onstage musical performers to bring fashion to life on the runway. The proceeds were donated to the MLK Jr. Commission of San Antonio youth program in support of holding events throughout the year to keep the city’s youth active, engaged, and inspired. Stay tuned for even more from this growing event and visit San Antonio.gov/MLK for more info.

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We hope you are as excited as we are to be back in the community and enjoying fashionable events. Stay up-to-date on event changes as the world adapts to the COVID19 pandemic by checking our Calendar Page and each individual website linked above. Be sure to Save The Dates and stay tuned for more fashion news on Style Lush TV.

Kaia Dublin
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Kaia is a Trendsetter Member of the Texas Fashion Industry Initiative currently learning about online fashion media and content creation through its mentorship opportunity. A fashion and music entrepreneur who is local at heart with an international outlook, Kaia Dublin is a Texas digital influencer, and fashion blogger who enjoys expressing herself with trendy-chic looks for the women on the go! Kaia also has a background in behavior health, working with children and families with special needs. Most recently she has been modeling and styling campaigns for her local fashion community and enjoys her position with Style Lush TV as their Fashion Services Coordinator.