Denver Fashion Week (DFW) Fall ’22
The Denver Sports Castle – A Non Plus Ultra, Denver, Colorado
November 12 – 20, 2022
Denver Fashion Week (DFW) is back and better than ever in a new venue that will feature innovative runway experiences with over 40 emerging and established designers from Denver and across the country. The seven-day event, held November 12-20, will showcase up-and-coming fashion trends enhanced by the work of talented hairstylists, makeup artists and models. Denver Fashion Week’s Fall 2022 season will be hosted at Sports Castle, a Non-Plus Ultra. The building, with an Art Deco-inspired façade, original stained glass accent windows and turn-of-the-century interior details, is an icon in downtown Denver. The new venue allows DFW to offer various spectating experiences for attendees to witness the shows from the main floor VIP runway seats, second-level mezzanine seats, standing room and more.
Denver Fashion Week Fall 2022 Lineup. Day One: Local Couture. Saturday, Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. The first night of Denver Fashion Week kicks off with local designers Steve Sells, Rachel Marie Hurst, Mona Lucero, SKYE AIRE, Menez to Society, Tyne Hall, INHERENT, Wastebound and Gyidah. | Day Two: Couture Kids. Sunday, Nov. 13 at 11:30 a.m. This runway show, dedicated to kids’ couture, will showcase young and aspiring designers, models and fashion lovers like Factory Fashion, Dragonwing Girl, Kim Likes Clothes and a dance performance by Cherry Creek Dance Performing Company. | Day Two (cont’d): Hair Show and Southwest Hairstyling Awards. Sunday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. In collaboration with Southwest Hairstyling Awards, this show will feature hairstyles from various artists with a diverse array of aesthetics, as well as exciting work from celebrity hair stylist Peter Gray who has dressed hair for celebrities like Sigourney Weaver, Hailey Bieber and Priyanka Chopra. | Day Three: Lifestyle. Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. Haven Collective, Glam-it!, Fashion Curator, Kawesii and MDC STXDIO take to the runway on night three to show their intricate handmade clothing and accessories for everyday wear. | Day Four: Streetwear. Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Witness GULOSCH GRMNTS, Idiot Cult, efta, Warming and Adobe Darko define streetwear styles with their unique pieces during this show. | Day Five: Read-To-Wear. Thursday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. DFW’s new fitness and ready-to-wear show promises a night of elevated fashion from Iron Pulse, Irari Ford, Rabbitjax Clothing, Hoohah, Hott Pink Matter and Shinestythat will inspire the active Denverite in you. | Day Six: National Fashion. Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. Nothing is off limits during night six’s national show featuring inspiring designers from across the country like TenTwenty7, MadVan Design, Giulianelli Designs, Bukkyara, Creative Clother, Geo in Styleand Stevie Boi. | Day Seven: Sustainable Fashion. Sunday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. Impressive brands like The Pants Company, Rags, Scarlett Begonias Vintage & Thrift, The Lost Room, Killionare, Imaginary Friendsand Uniqu U Jean decorate the runway during the crowd-favourite sustainable show on closing night.
This season’s nonprofit partner is Dress For Success Denver, an organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. “Denver Fashion Week has made a number of enhancements to the Fall 2022 show production, and we’re thrilled for the opportunity to showcase the incredible talent that’s included in this year’s lineup,” said Hailey Hodapp, producer of Denver Fashion Week. “From a new venue to the addition of returning concepts like the Hair Show, Denver Fashion Week’s production will connect creatives from near and far to the city of Denver and give them the space to thrive in our incredible community and on a national level.”
About Denver Fashion Week: Denver Fashion Weekend was launched in 2012 with the goal of supporting Denver’s fast-growing fashion industry. In 2018, DFW partnered with Denver Arts & Venues and Visit Denver to become Denver’s first official fashion week. As a burgeoning hub for Denver’s fashion elite, the organization has introduced a series of workshops each season that contributes to the professional and creative growth of Denver’s local artisans. Named by Forbes as “a trusted alternative to New York for emerging talent,” DFW is the city’s largest fashion event bringing together an eclectic array of new and seasoned designers with local boutiques, hair stylists, make-up artists and models.