Calgary Fashion Events
From small start-ups to international success stories, Calgary's innovative and flourishing fashion scene will have what you're looking for, and then some. Discover some of our city's finest talents at the following upcoming fashion events.
When: Oct. 5, 2013
Where: Telus SPARK Science Centre, 220 St. George's Drive N.E.
Time: Opening Reception at 8:00pm, Show 1 at 9:15 p.m., Show 2 at 9:45 p.m.
PARKLUXE is a fashion show and art exhibition initiative that connects both Calgary fashion and art lovers with refined tastes and a penchant for luxury. PARKLUXE features sophisticated local designers and artists who are making both an impact in and out of our city, including throughout Canada and North America. Read more about PARKLUXE from our Insider's Guide contributor, Daniela Codreanu, here.
ARTwear 2013 - The Art of Fashion
When: Oct. 17, 2013
Where: The Art Gallery of Calgary, 117 - 8 Ave. S.W.
Time: Reception at 7:00 p.m., Fashion Show at 8:30 p.m.
Join The Art Gallery of Calgary at their annual fall fashion show fundraiser, ARTwear 2013. This high-energy evening will feature the season's must-have men and women's fashions from some of Calgary’s hottest boutiques and designers. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 7:00 p.m., followed by the fashion show at 8:30 p.m. The theme for the evening is Italian Elegance.
Fashion Calgary Portrait Campaign 2013
When: Oct. 24, 2013
Where: Eighth Avenue Place, 525 - 8 Ave. S.W.
Time: VIP Reception at 7:00 p.m., General Admission at 8:00 p.m.
Fashion Calgary Portrait Campaign, an initiative spearheaded by Fashion Calgary founders, Ania Basak and Rafal Wegiel, was developed to enhance the recognition of Calgary's burgeoning cultural scene and to bring appreciation to arts and culture in Calgary.
The second annual Fashion Calgary Portrait Campaign Gala, a high-profile evening of gourmet dining and artistic energy, will feature Calgary’s Top 30 Cultural Ambassadors for 2013. These ambassadors are recognized leaders in their industries and help shape the cultural scene of our city, province and our country. Celebrate the rich fashion, arts and musical culture of our city with approximately 500 other guests.
Italian Gala - A Holt Renfrew Fashion Show in Support of CPO
When: Nov. 1, 2013
Where: The CORE Shopping Centre, 8 Ave. and 4 St. S.W.
Time: VIP Reception and Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m., Fashion Show and Post-party at 7:30 p.m., Post-party at 8:00 p.m.
On Friday, November 1, view the latest styles from Italy at Holt Renfrew's exclusive fashion show, Italian Gala, in support of the CPO. Be sure to stop by the post-party for some food and wine sampling at the Tuscan themed market.
The Heart Truth Fashion Show 2014
When: Feb. 15, 2014
The Heart Truth Campaign aims to raise awareness that heart disease and stroke is a leading cause of death for women in Canada. The red dress symbolizes the passion and courage of women to stand up for this cause and to share the truth. At the Heart Truth Fashion Show, select fashion designers will showcase their creations, red couture dresses and suits, and they will be worn by some of Canada's top celebrities and VIPs on the runway. More information to come.
Every Woman Festival 2014
When: March 6, 2014
The Every Woman Foundation is an organization dedicated to celebrating and empowering women. The Every Woman Festival, an annual fundraising event that takes place in International Women’s Day Week, is a night of fun, fashion, inspirational speakers, interactive activity and great entertainment. Come out to the Every Woman Festival in March 2014 and celebrate women’s achievements past, present and future. More information to come.