This is an exciting Austin Fashion Week this year! Huge sponsors like Fiat and Circuit of the Americas are part of the action. Be sure to follow us on Austin Fusion Facebook to see all the photos from official and unofficial fashion events during AFW ’12.
Aug. 10, 2012
Introducing the night was Texas’s first lady Anita Perry and racing superstar Alexander Rossi was in the house for a stylish night of runway shows and mingling with Austin’s fashion elite. In anticipation of 2012 United States Forumla One Grand Prix there were racing cars and a special showing of the Circuit of the America’s brand ambassador models, whose outfits were designed by Fashion Star celeb Ross Bennett and styled by Edith Henry.
Aug. 11, 2012
Austin is all about collaboration. This much was evident at Saturday night’s fashion show with e-boutique Electric Frenchie and vintage curators Erika Pinktipps of Bloomers! flowers and Shari Gerstenberger of Charm School Vintage. It took place at Joie De Vie Salon and Spa on Sixth Street and featured fabulous vintage from 50-70′s, which was styled impeccably by trend setter Jenny Woys. The night was complete with music by Shakey Graves, raffle with proceeds going to Gram Parsons Foundation and an after party at Goorin Brothers.
August 11, 2012
Shoppers and minglers enjoyed an official showcase event with Duo Apparel, sister store to Langford Market, and local jewelry designer Sierra Bailey. Manic Trout creates looks that are colorful, unique and incorporate unusual combinations of materials, textures and styles. Eats and drinks were available from Cantina Laredo. Find out more about the designer here in an interview by Austin American Statesman.