This is an exciting Austin Fashion Weekthis year! Huge sponsors like Fiat and Circuit of the Americas are part of the action. Be sure to follow us on Austin Fusion Facebookto see all the photos from official and unofficial fashion events during AFW 12′.
Kickoff Event at Bob Bullock Museum – “Shift Into Style”
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 FORMULA 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.
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 herein an interview by Austin American Statesman.