preview: voltage 2010

On Tuesday, members of the press and local buyers were treated to a preview of the 10 collections that will debut at the Voltage: Fashion Amplified show during MNfashion Week in April. The event took place at the Vision Management Group loft downtown and was packed with all the major players in Twin Cities fashion. … Continue reading

apologies for the brief hiatus.

I forgot I had a blog. Not really. The last month of school was so ridiculously crazy. I had every intention of giving a full Voltage review and MNFW recap, while also touching on the Met gala (WHAT WAS LEIGHTON MEESTER THINKING?!). Now I feel like it is just too late. So here, in just … Continue reading

constructionista: review of laura fulk’s “suffocate”

Tonight, I went to The ┬áLab Theater to see the Suffocate┬árunway show by local designer Laura Fulk. I really enjoyed the fact that this show was focused on the fashions. Many of the fashion events in Minneapolis are accompanied by a lavish party or some sort of band/dj entertainment before hand. It was refreshing to … Continue reading

and so it begins…

Tomorrow starts the first full MNfashion Week. Check out previous posts or mnfashionweek.com for the entire schedule. I was hoping to make it to the mixer at Urban Bean tomorrow night but turns out I get to take a self-defense class. [My dad thinks I am going to die in Paris/New York so he hired … Continue reading

review: envision 2009.

Saturday night, the Graves 601 played host to Envision Spring 2009. The fashion meets hair show, produced by V2 Nightlife, Ignite Models & Entertainment and Futuretime, featured designs and collections from 15 local designers and boutiques. Although I arrived a bit late and missed the main portion of the hair-show, I can still give you … Continue reading

mnfw preview party!

Last Alissa and I attended the MNfashion Week Preview Party at Azia (26th and Nicollet). It was pretty packed when we first got there, but we were still able to enjoy some looks from local designers and take in some great people watching. It was a really eclectic mix of people–which really is what fashion … Continue reading

mnfashion week… it does exist.

For the first time ever, we have an entire WEEK devoted to local creative talents in the Twin Cities. What was once a Wednesday-Sunday gig every fall and spring has turned Saturday – Saturday. Hooray! MN Fashion just posted the schedule of events and I now present you with my fashion week itinerary, which includes … Continue reading