Posts Tagged ‘events’
OPEN HOUSE AND GRAND OPENING
Come join us at our NEW studio space in the highlands for a afternoon of music, networking, food, and drink.
Share creative ideas
Network with Industry professionals
Tour the Studio space
Enjoy an afternoon in the sun with good food and drinks.
Learn about DDI Memberships and how they can help your business grow.
SWIM SUIT WORKSHOP
Instructor: Johanna Alwin
When: Wed. May 9th
To sign up go to: www.denverdesignincubator.com
Or bring a check with you to the class
Students need to bring: sewing machine, swimsuit patterns, fabric, scissors, 3/8” elastic, thread
Class description: Learn how to adjust/alter your pattern, sew the swimsuit – get more comfortable with the process and leave with a new suit just in time for spring.
Teacher’s background: www.johannachristine.com.
UNTITLED #45 (Haute)
Included in general admission
Friday, March 30, 2012 – 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Throughout the museum complex
Our own DIR’s Jeanne Connolly and Kristen LittleJohn are collaborating with Untitled to present works inspired by the Denver Art Museum’s collections. Jeanne Connolly and Kristen Littlejohn, have scoured the DAM collections for inspiration and present their new works in the galleries. Informal artist chats during the night.
You are invited to see their presentations Friday evening.
Street Style festivities include fashion shows on Glenarm Place from Forever 21, Express, Banana Republic and Gap with runway models from Wilhelmina, a performance by Ballet Nuevo Colorado, tunes from local DJs, hair designs and tips by stylists from Matthew Morris’ salon and the makeup team from Bare Escentuals.
Tami Door, president of the Downtown Denver Partnership, Paul Washington, chief of Denver’s economic development and Mark Sidell, president of Gart Properties will receive Street Style makeovers from local stylists.
The event also includes a “Cut & Sew Challenge” contest sponsored by the Denver Art Museum and hosted by “Project Runway” season 9 contestant Fallene Wells.
The Denver Art Museum will host a collection from the late French couturier Yves Saint Laurent. As a challenge, four local designers – Melissa May, Trisha Hoke, Heidi Busk and Rachel Marie Hurst will compete to create an outfit inspired by YSL. The designers will work on Glenarm Place so the crowd can watch the process. Judges include Donald Peterson, the Honorary Consul of Sweden and Brittney Peterson local costume designer and Consular Agent to the Royal Consul of Sweden, Darrin Alfred, Design Curator from the Denver Art Museum, and Beth Bradley, Associate Editor, Sew News.
Murals focusing on Denver-based cultural themes designed by Like Minded productions for Art Institute of Colorado, Sandra Fetting for Visit Denver and Joel Duvall Feldt for the Downtown Denver Partnership will be showcased throughout the event.
“We pulled in our network of community and cultural partners to develop programming for Street Style. Samuel Schimek, curator and owner of the I HEART Denver store at Denver Pavilions was instrumental in that process,” added Manning.
“Cupcakes and Couture” First Fundraiser for Denver Design Incubator
(Denver, CO) — DVLP Clothing will host Cupcakes and Couture as a kick-off fundraiser and fashion event for the newly established Denver Design Incubator (DDI). DDI will be an in-residence program for new emerging apparel and accessory designers to develop successful lines of clothing, reach profitable markets, and launch as established apparel and accessory manufacturers.
Cupcakes and Couture will feature Colorado fashion designers showing couture garments in a Parisian style fashion show paired with delicious cupcake bakeries. The after-hours gathering will be held Friday, December 10th at the Jet Hotel, 1812 Wazee in LoDo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The ticket price of $20.00 includes cocktail, cupcakes and entertainment with 100% of the proceeds going to the incubator. A silent auction of fashion items will also be held to raise funds.