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                                      SEPTEMBER 23 - 30, 2016






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Presented by Highland Street Foundation and produced by Citi Performing Arts Center, ArtWeek is an award-winning bi-annual creative festival featuring more than 150 unique, unexpected, and creative experiences that are participatory, interactive, or offer behind-the-scenes access to artists or the creative process. Born in Boston, ArtWeek has grown so rapidly since its 2013 launch that it now serves communities throughout all of Eastern Massachusetts.

ArtWeek: September 30 - October 9


HUBweek is a creative festival that celebrates innovation at the intersection of art, science, and technology.

Founded by The Boston Globe, Harvard University, MIT and Mass General Hospital, HUBweek is a first-of-its-kind civic collaboration that brings together the most creative and inventive minds making an impact in Boston and around the world.

At HUBweek, we believe that sharing accelerates innovation and creativity and that Boston is where the future is being built. We invite you to join over 130 organizations in 2016 for a look behind-the-scenes – visit our labs, our companies, our creative spaces. Meet those who are making an impact, from policy leaders and researchers to investors, founders and creatives. Explore, imagine, and exchange ideas that are shaping your tomorrow. Join us at HUBweek.

HUBweek: September 25 - October 1


Boston Fashion Week 2016 goes #BLUE4BILL
in memory of the legendary fashion photographer
Bill Cunningham (1929-2016).

We're challenging local fashion industry professionals and the community at large to find a way to go #BLUE4BILL during Boston Fashion Week. You can get as creative as you like but something as simple as wearing blue to an event and posting a picture on social media with the hashtag #BLUE4BILL would be a lovely gesture honoring this very special man who contributed so much to the fashion industry.

Learn more about Bill Cunningham

■ the schedule:

Boston Fashion Week will be taking place Friday, September 23rd thru Friday, September 30th. As usual one week is not enough to contain all the great fashion programming in Boston, so we've included events both pre and post Boston Fashion Week.

Please note that event details are subject to change. Contact event producers directly with any questions or concerns.




On display 09-06-16 thru 11-01–16
Open to the public 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Photographe De Mode
Pop-Up Art Gallery
featuring photographer Tracy Aiguier
Presented by Platform Downtown

Photographer Tracy Aiguier and stylist Terri Mahn looked to the vibrant and ever changing downtown crossing neighborhood for inspiration when collaborating on these 28 photos representing PLATFORM Downtown. From intriguing alleyways to high end hotels with knock out views, a once grand theatre that defies the test of time, to an intimate Parisian bakery, there was no shortage of interesting backdrops within this 34 block area.
Our goal was to highlight the excitement and diversity of this neighborhood while showcasing the talented fashion designers - both young start-ups and established veterans - who have been building thriving businesses in the Boston and New England area. Working with makeup artists and hair stylists represented by Team Artist Representatives, and models from Maggie, Inc, Model Club, and Dynasty Models & Talent, this is a true community effort in celebration of Boston Fashion Week.

The Lafayette City Center Passageway
2 Avenue De Lafayette
links the Downtown Boston Macy's
with the Hyatt Regency Boston







Starts Thursday, 09-15-16

Season 15

Congratulations to
Nathalia JMag, Cornelius Ortiz, and Erin Robertson

We'll be cheering you on!






Thursday, 09-15-2016
8:30 PM
Start Time 10:00 PM

Kelly Dempsey @ Fashionably Late
Presented by The Liberty Hotel

Project Runway finalist and Boston's own Kelly Dempsey kicks off the start of Fashionably Late at the Liberty Hotel! Be there to see her first presentation of her brand new line and get ready for a next level fashion party with two DJ's spinning. Fashion styling by Kathy Benharris & complimentary admission.
(508) 330-7661

The Liberty Hotel
215 Charles Street
Boston MA 02114







Friday, 09-16-2016
7:30 PM
Start Time 9:00 PM

#GETSCENE Magazine
Fall Fashion Show

Presented by Jaclyn Zukerman

CEO of JZ Social Enterprises
and Editor in Chief of #GETSCENE Magazine

#GETSCENE Magazine's premiere fall fashion show will take place showcasing amazing up and coming designers including Battle Designs, La Fille Colette & Unitiques! The first half will be networking and vendor tables so you can mingle and shop. The second half will be the runway show. This will be a night you will not want to miss with apps, networking, cash bar, signature event drinks and amazing SWAG bags!

Down Nightclub
184 High Street
Boston MA 02110

General Admission Price $25
VIP Admission Price $300



Saturday, 09-17-2016
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Black & White Gala Benefit

Presented by Lesley University

A Gala for scholarships to support talented, low-income art students who would otherwise be unable to complete their arts education.

Tickets: $200/person or $350/pair

Lunder Arts Center
1801 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140

Photo Credit: Ball Dress by Olivier Theyskens for Nina Ricci
Irving Penn, New York, 2007, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. Copyright © Condé Nast




Tuesday, 09-20-2016
5:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Public Opening

Presented by Lesley University

Lunder Arts Center
1801 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140

Photo Credit: Issey Miyake Fashion: White and Black
Irving Penn, New York, 1990, printed 1992, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. Copyright © The Irving Penn Foundation





Tuesday, 09-20-2016
7:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Curator Lecture with Merry Foresta

Presented by Lesley University

University Hall
1815 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140

Photo Credit: Mouth (for L’Oréal)
Irving Penn, New York, 1986, printed 1992, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. Copyright © The Irving Penn Foundation





Friday, 09-23-2016
7:00 -11:00 PM

It Starts with a Sketch
Presented by PLATFORM Downtown

Fashion illustrator Holly Nichols draws live and demonstrates her process. Fashion designer Denise Hajjar collaborates with stylist Terri Mahn on a retrospective that starts at the very beginning with her
School of Fashion Design graduate collection, includes personal attire and current work.

7:00 PM

Mix, mingle, cocktails, refreshments.

7:30 - 8:30 PM
“It Starts With a Sketch" Holly Nichols live sketches selected guests throughout the evening and talks about her artistic approach.

8:30 - 9 PM
Denise Hajjar retrospective fashion collaboration curated and styled by Terri Mahn of thestylistcloset, with hair and makeup by GlamToGo.

9 - 10PM
"It Starts With a Sketch“ Live sketching continues with Q & A.

Denise Hajjar fashion gallery will be open throughout the duration of the event for all to enjoy. Pop-up Shopping of Holly Nichols illustrations, Denise Hajjar Boutique accessories, Kent Stetson handbags and "Ask the Experts" of Dependable Cleaners from 7 to 10pm. Signature cocktails designed by Wanderlush and light bites. Setting the Space interiors created the seating spaces for the evening.

One Federal Street, 9th floor
Boston MA 02110

General Admission Price $20



Friday, 09-23-2016
7:00 PM
Start Time 7:30 PM

A Maven’s World
with Celebrity Guest Eva Marcille

Presented by A Maven's World Lifestyle Brand

Join A Maven's World Lifestyle Brand and Eva Marcille (actress, host and fashion model) for a VIP Meet & Greet with EVA, runway show, and trunk show! Featured Runway Designers and Fashion Boutiques: Maven by a Maven’s World, Pink Shoe Lounge, Tasha Michelle, Closet Claude, Michelle Chicly, Klosets, Ortega Jewelry, ZodiacFly Apparel, TnT Custom T-Shirts, Couples Therapy, Takeiya, Original Battle Designs, Beauty RockX and more!

Aloft Seaport Boston Hotel
401-403 D Street
Boston MA 02210

General Admission Price $50
VIP Admission Price $100



Friday, 09-23-2016
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Start Time 7:30 PM



Fashion in the City
Presented by Katerine Yang/Accessory Diary Productions

Join us for a fun night of fashion, food, music, cocktails, and shopping, Complimentary appetizers.
(508) 736-0260

East End Grille
118 Broadway, Suite 2800
Somerville MA 02145

General Admission Price $20
VIP Admission Price $30




Friday, 09-23-2016
6:00 PM


Double Vision Artists' Reception
and Pop Up Fashion Production

Presented by Gateway Arts

This exhibition acknowledges the many layers of art that can be found at Gateway where we celebrate art making every day. This exhibition features the work of Gateway staff artists and studio artists. Gateway staff artists will exhibit their work with the work of a studio artist of their choice. Join us for the Artists' Reception and Pop Up Fashion Production where you will receive the Red Carpet treatment as we celebrate Boston and New York’s Fall Fashion Week. TESstylist’s Lydia Santangelo will provide fashion consultation while artist Jane Feigenson curates the pop up event.

Gateway Arts
62 Harvard Street
Brookline MA 02445




Friday, 09-23-2016
8:30 PM

Start Time 9:00 PM

Samuel Vartan Fashion Presentation
Presented by Tico Restaurant

Designer Samuel Vartan will present an early look to his Autumn/Winter 2017 Collection. Portions of the proceeds from this event will go to the Ellie Fund.
(617) 351-0400

Tico Restaurant
222 Berkeley Street
Boston MA 02116

General Admission Price $40






Saturday, 09-24-2016
12:00 PM
Start Time 12:30 PM


3rd Annual Kids Rip The Runway
Presented by A Maven's World Lifestyle Brand

A Maven's World Lifestyle Brand has created Kids Rip The Runway to provide stylish parents and children an exciting and fun experience during Boston Fashion Week. Children will Rip the Runway, ranging from ages 4-16 years of age and show the season's best trends in fashion and hair. We also will feature a children's collection by Battle Designs. Vendors will be present, if you would like to do some shopping! Light appetizers will be provided.

6 Billings Street
Randolph MA 02368

General Admission Price $35.00
VIP Admission Price $45.00
Kids Under 12 Price $20.00


Saturday, 09-24-2016

6:00 PM



College Fashion Week
Presented by Her Campus Media

College Fashion Week® brings the catwalk to campus, providing a VIP fashion week experience to the most influential college fashionistas and showcasing fall's must-have trends.

Space 57 @Revere Hotel
Revere Hotel
200 Stewart St
Boston MA 02116

Early Bird Admission Price $10
Early Bird Admission available until 9/9/16
General Admission Price $20






Saturday, 09-24-2016
7:00 PM

Voge Fashion Statement
Presented by VIP Entertainment

Hosted by America Next Top Model Laura Kirkpatrick
(617) 308-2978


295 Franklin Street
Boston MA 02110

General Admission Price $20.00




Sunday, 09-25-2016
9:00 AM

The Haute House University
Business of Fashion 1 Day Workshop
Presented by The Haute House University

The Business of Fashion’s Microsoft-hosted workshop is an exciting, intensive workshop for today's fashion industry game changers. The workshop is a real world, practical hands-on experience that introduces and develops critical concepts about specific aspects of fashion and business. The program’s focus is on minimizing the risk fashion start-ups face while providing fashion entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge they need to accelerate their brand. You will learn: business strategy, marketing, styling, finance, conscious design, and manufacturing. The day will also feature an interactive style analysis competitive project. Limited seating available.
(857) 544-7271

The Shops at Prudential
800 Boylston Street, Suite 27
Boston MA 02199

Early Bird Admission Price $99
Early Bird Admission available until 9-12-16
General Admission Price $125


Sunday, 09-25-2016
1:00 - 3:00 PM

What Would Coco Wear?
Presented by PLATFORM Downtown


“What Would Coco Wear?" Showcasing the latest Parisian “It Girl” fashion for today. The talented wardrobe stylists of TEAM Artist Rep, Ennis Inc., and Anchor Artists agencies provide Fall 2016 runway worthy looks informally modeled inside and outside on the red carpet of French Furniture Boutique Roche Bobois. Celebrity hair stylist and salon owner Patrice Vinci and her team featuring makeup artist Nestor Cruz will provide the latest hair and makeup on the models. Peek behind-the-scenes as the stylists work their magic with models all wearing the latest trend in Athleisure from M.Gemi handcrafted footwear. Signature cocktails by Wanderlush and light bites.

Roche Bobois
2 Avery Street
Boston MA 02111

Free with Eventbrite RSVP



Sunday, 09-25-2016
1:00 PM + 2:30 PM



SoWa Style:
South End Fashion Discovery

Presented by SoWa Boston/GTI Properties

In celebration of Boston Fashion Week, SoWa Boston will host the first-ever SoWa Style: South End Fashion Discovery, an outdoor fashion show featuring 13 of SoWa’s talented designers and retailers: Ash & Rose, Crane & Lion, Amisha Imports, SoWa Vintage Market, Bobby from Boston, Galvin-ized Headwear, Barbara Goldberg of Maran Designs, Bead & Fiber, Daniel Faucher Design, Ser Verde, Sailormade, Debby Krim Jewelry, Zainab Samu, Pure Hair Design, and Lindsey Grenier makeup.

South End’s Thayer Street will be transformed into an urban runway as models debut the newest fall-fashion while strutting to beats by DJ Leah V. Produced by Kathy Benharris, founder of KB Productions and her team members Grace Goodearl and Billie Francis.


Shows at 1:00PM and 2:30PM

SoWa Boston
Thayer Street
450 Harrison Avenue
Boston MA 02118

Free. Open to the public.



Sunday, 09-25-2016
2:00 PM

La Fille Collette
at The Langham, Boston

Presented by La Fille Collette

Enjoy Afternoon Tea in The Reserve at The Langham, Boston while viewing the versatile, polished pieces from Colette Chrétien, the designer and founder of La Fille Colette.

The Langham, Boston
250 Franklin Street
Boston MA 02110

Afternoon Tea $55 per person, plus tax and gratuity.
Reservations required through The Langham, Boston


Sunday, 09-25-2016 5:00 PM
Start Time 5:40 PM

Presented by Provida Fashions

Fashion. Live Music. Art. Runway. Exclusive Shopping.

This showcase will be hosted by ANTM Ashley Molina and feature some of the most creative aesthetics we've seen in the New England area including the newest collections from Project Runway Season 15 contestant Nathalia Jmag, and celebrity designer Josefa Da Silva before she leaves for Accra Fashion Week in Ghana! Also featured: Sparklle Thames - Make-up is Life - Human Art - Jewelry by Kendall Bretto - Bryan Alexis Fashion Stylist - DJ Aremac - Art Portraits by Allie Keast - The Elizabeth Grady Company - Faiths Naturals - Organic Skincare - CocoaLady- Head Wraps
(339) 244-0249

West End Johnnies
138 Portland Street
Boston MA 02114

Early Bird Admission Price $25
Early Bird Admission available until September 9th
General Admission Price $30
VIP Admission Price $50






Monday, 09-26-2016 7:00 PM

Candice Wu Couture
Bridal Collection S/S17 Preview

Presented by Candice Wu Couture

Please join Candice Wu Couture for the S/S17 Bridal Collection Preview Installation. Sponsors by 33Munroe LLC., Boston Park Plaza, and Viselli Salon. Candice will be adopting the "see-now, buy-now" trend where all looks will be available for purchase in store.

Boston Park Plaza Hotel
50 Arlington St.
Boston MA 02116






Monday, 09-26-16
7-9 PM


Couture Thinking
presented by Synesthesia Muse Design Collaborative

Laura McCarthy and Harry Umen present a set of looks that incorporate dye-sublimation printing, laser cutting, 3D printing, and newly developed graphics software specifically tailored for rapid prototyping of apparel.

After being featured at the Moda-Couture Olympic Circus Fashion Show in Brazil, these couture creations will make their Boston debut on live models installed in the windows of the W Boston Hotel Lounge. Come meet the designers and see these hybrids of fashion, art and technology for yourself.

Cash bar. Hosted by W Boston Hotel.

For more information about by Synesthesia Muse:


W Boston Hotel
100 Stuart Street

Boston MA 02116



Tuesday, 09-27-2016
7:00 - 9 PM
Start Time 7:10 PM

Presented by PLATFORM Downtown

GlamSlam #FashionStories. Similar to a poetry slam, GlamSlam will feature 5-minute stories from inside the fashion world. Hear stories from photographers, writers, designers, stylists and more, as they tell their tales of successes and calamities. Moderated by Jay Calderin, founder of Boston Fashion Week. It will surely be an entertaining event!

Scheduled to speak:
- social photographer Bill Brett
- designer Denise Hajjar
- designer David Josef
illustrator Holly Nichols
- author Jonathan Soroff
- fashion writer Tina Sutton
- knitwear designer Dylan Usher
- comedian/model Bethany Van Delft

Free with Eventbrite RSVP
(617) 737-1777


Central Bistro
34 Summer Street
Boston MA 02110






Tuesday, 09-27-2016
6-8 PM


Curated Contrasts:
Design Throughout the Centuries

Presented by: Design on the Hill

December Thieves presents fresh fall fashion against a backdrop of important fine art from Grogan & Company's October Auction and to the beats of energetic and talented musical group Corporate Dynamics. Experience how emerging fashion, historic art and upbeat live music come together in unexpected ways at this fashion presentation and party. Light refreshments will be served.

Design on the Hill is a series of events exploring the intersection of art, history & personal style through creative collaborations between Beacon Hill businesses and organizations.
(781) 799-7026

Grogan & Company

Fine Art and Jewelry Auctioneers
20 Charles Street 
Boston MA 02114

Free with RSVP

Tuesday, 09-27-2016
6:30 PM
Start Time 7:00 PM
Let's Talk Fashion Tech
Presented by Date My Wardrobe and Next Fashion Stitch

This event is for anyone interested in fashion tech, Boston fashion/retail startups scene or in general want to hear from some experienced panelists in the fashion tech space in Boston. Join us for a panel discussion with local fashion companies who successfully merge technology into their business models and hear from them about the challenges they faced, pros and cons of starting a fashion tech business in Boston, local fashion scene and the future of clothing rental.

Pivotal Labs
145 Broadway, 3rd floor
Cambridge MA 02142

RSVP, space permitting.


This is also an HUBweek event.



Tuesday, 09-27-2016
6:00 PM

Mount Ida College School of Design
Alumni Night @ Boston Fashion Week

Presented by Mount Ida College - School of Design

Alumni are invited to join us for a casual networking night and mixer at TICO's Restaurant & Bar located in the Back Bay of Boston. Catch up with past professors, current students, other alumni, and create opportunities for your professional network. Plus, view a fashion exhibit featuring student designs.

TICO's Restaurant & Bar
222 Berkeley Street
Boston MA 02116

RSVP, space permitting.
(617) 928-4628



Tuesday, 09-27-2016
5:30 PM
Start Time 7:00 PM


Boston Fashion Week Style Swap
Presented by Tricia Cromwell of Trust in Tricia

The 5th annual Boston Fashion Week Style Swap is taking over the Greatest Bar! This event combines all of the elements a Ladies Night Out needs: fashion, shopping, swapping, networking, photo ops on a red carpet and of course drinks and apps! The idea: to clean out your closet and trade in your previously loved and oh so gently worn clothing, shoes and accessories in for pieces that are new-to-you! The cause: this event is benefit and raise awareness for Project Hope
(857) 244-0532

The Greatest Bar
262 Friend Street
Boston MA 02114

General Admission Price $25
VIP Admission Price $35



Tuesday, 09-27-2016
6:00 PM
Start Time 7:00 PM

Look of Local Fashion Show
Presented by Cambridge Local First

Our second annual Look of Local Fashion Show celebrates designers, retailers, and makers from around Cambridge. All looks featured are from locally owned and independent businesses.
(857) 998-7392

Carrissa Blackburn
200 Broadway
Cambridge MA 02139

RSVP required, space permitting




Wednesday, 09-28-2016
5:30-7:30 PM



Maison de Style:
Luke Aaron Collection

at the Nichols House Museum
Presented by Design on the Hill

Please join the Nichols House Museum in welcoming fashion designer Luke Aaron who will transform the museum into a living art space. Set against the backdrop of turn of the century elegance, each of the Nichols House rooms will be transposed into living exhibits featuring live models in Aaron's contemporary garments spanning a diverse range of genres and textiles.

Design on the Hill is a series of events exploring the intersection of art, history & personal style through creative collaborations between Beacon Hill businesses and organizations.

Nichols House Museum
55 Mount Vernon Street
Boston 02108

Members $15
General Admission $25




Thursday, 09-29-2016
6:00 PM
Start Time 6:30 PM

FW16 Fashion Show
with French Designer Anne Fontaine

Presented by La Maison Anne Fontaine,
the Boston AF Boutique & CCFA-New England Chapter

Join us for an evening of fashion, champagne and styling tips from infamous French designer Anne Fontaine. We invite you to an exclusive showing of the new Fall-Winter 2016 Collection at The Four Seasons Hotel to benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, New England Chapter. There will be a Pre-Show cocktail/hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by a formal Fall-Winter 2016 Fashion Show, featuring Anne Fontaine. Following the show, guests are invited to a meet and greet hosted by the designer herself at the ANNE FONTAINE Boutique at 280 Boylston Street.
(617) 423-0366

The Four Seasons Hotel & Anne Fontaine Boston Boutique

The Four Seasons
200 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116

General Admission Price 175.00



Thursday, 09-29-2016
5:30 PM



Brushstrokes & Gemstones
A collaboration between E.R. Butler & Co.
and Sloane Merrill Gallery
Presented by Design on the Hill

Join us in celebrating the art of design and the design of art. Paintings at Sloane Merrill Gallery, 75 Charles Street, will be the backdrop for inspired installations of jewelry from E.R. Butler and Co. Thoughtfully paired, each installation will have a theme, analogy, or interpretation for the viewer to discover. Design on the Hill is a series of events exploring the intersection of art, history & personal style through creative collaborations between Beacon Hill businesses and organizations.

Sloane Merrill Gallery
75 Charles Street
Boston MA 02114






Thursday, 09-29-2016

6:00-8:00 PM

The Fashion Rebel's

Build a Dream Outfit Workshop

Presented by Fashion Author, Carlyn Beccia

Calling all Fashionistas. Come build your dream outfit and learn how famous fashion icons chose their clothing, shoes, and accessories. Award winning children’s book author and illustrator Carlyn Beccia will give her favorite Fashion Rebels fashion tips, show some fabulous DIY projects from the book, and then the fun will begin. Girls will break out into teams of 2-3 to create the most original outfit. The winning team will win a Fashion Rebels swag bag.

Optional: Bring your favorite fashion accessory or clothing item to build off of. Have a vision, but be prepared to get creative with it.

Clothing and accessories provided will be appropriate for girls ages 8-16. Boys are welcome! They will assist as stylists.


Barnes & Noble

98 Middlesex Turnpike

Burlington, MA 01803

(781) 334-4408





Thursday, 09-29-2016
6:30 PM
Start Time 7:00 PM

Meet The Designers
Presented by Date My Wardrobe

Join us for a night of fashion at Liquid Art House as we celebrate the local fashion designers in Boston during Boston Fashion Week and HubWeek. Meet the designers, browse and shop (rent or buy) from their collection.

Liquid Art House
100 Arlington Street
Boston MA 02116

VIP Admission Price $25




Thursday, 09-29-2016
5:00 PM
Start Time 6:00 PM


Presented by Takeiya Perry

Takeiya ORIGINAL; by emerging fashion designer, Takeiya Perry. Takeiya is a local resident of the town of Natick, Ma. Takeiya's designs are inspired by her love for the simple beauty in the art of classic cinema, performing art, and nature. Her modestly elegant women's clothing is a combination of vintage styled clothing, with a touch of modern trends. Five Crows is a local artist owned store, featuring glass art, paintings, sculpture, hand carving, jewelry, clothing and more. This artist owned store is an open gallery of handmade items, by a community of artists. Visitors will be able to enjoy light refreshments, and wine as they watch the fashion show, within the gallery of beautiful hand made art pieces.
(508) 653-2526

Five Crows
41 Main Street
Natick MA 01760




Thursday, 09-29 thru 10-27-2016
5:00 PM
Start Time 6:00 PM

Fashion Rush Hour
at The Westin Waltham-Boston Hotel

Presented by Freeman Fashion Group

Fashion Rush Hour at The Westin Waltham-Boston! This event will take place from 5-8p in our hotel atrium with the area’s top fashion designers showcasing their lines. The fashion show component will take place from 6-7p with the option to buy any pieces you see right from the designer in our lobby.

09.29  Joe Malaika
10.06  Timas Designs
10.13  Samuel Vartan
10.20  Jeffery Dickerson
10.27  Kinda Touma

          w/tribute to Yolanda Celluci's

          45 years as a Boston Fashion Icon.
(781) 290-5615


The Westin Waltham-Boston Hotel
70 Third Avenue
Waltham MA 02451







Thursday, 09-29-16

7:30 PM




Presented by Boston En Vogue

Reminiscent of a 17th century castle we are creating a unique atmosphere for our classical luxury fashion show. The runway will be a blaze with unique, colorful and creative fashion, in a Neo-Gothic setting. A limited amount of tickets are available for the general public.

8:00 PM - VIP networking
8:30 PM - Live entertainment
8:45 PM - Fashion show

General Admission $55
VIP $100


5 Newbury Street

Boston MA 02134





Thursday, 9-29-2016
9:00 PM
Start Time 10:00 PM

Fashionably Late
Presented by The Liberty Hotel

Join us for a special night of fashion and music featuring looks from Lindsay Tia , styled by Kathy Benharris, and hosted at Liberty Hotel Boston for Boston Fashion Week.

Liberty Hotel
215 Charles Street
Boston MA 02114






Friday, 09-30-2016
6:30 PM
Start Time 7:00 PM



In Denim
Presented by Ruby Mac

14 year old Ruby Mac showcases her latest collection,

"In Denim"

Sip Cafe
0 Post Office Square
Boston MA 37216






Friday, 09-30-2016
7:00 PM
Start Time 8:00 PM

Firas Yousif Originals 2017 Collection

Presented by Firas Yousif Originals 2017 Collection

BLUSH&BRIDE Firas Yousif Originals 2017 Collection runway show.
(617) 262-0100

Mandarin Oriental Boston
776 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02199

General Admission Price $25.00





Friday, 09-30-2016
7:00 PM
Start Time 8:00 PM

Angelica Timas Presents SS17
Flamboyant vs. Bourgeoise

Presented by Angelica Timas

Their taste for fashion, uniquely distinguishable. Their rivalry exquisitely present. 2 friends. 2 styles. A growing Fashion Rivalry. Which team will YOU be on?
(857) 205-9381

Old South Church in Boston
645 Boylston Street
Boston MA 02116

General Admission Price $30, $40 & $50
VIP Admission Price $75




Friday, 09-30-2016 6:00 PM
Start Time 8:00 PM



KOR 2016 Fall Showcase
Presented by Kingdom of Royal

Kingdom of Royal is a urban lifestyle clothing brand. The KOR 2016 Fall Showcase will highlight the brands latest collection. In addition to the fashion showcase the event will include musical performances by local artist as well as a visual art gallery.
(617) 256-6102

The Inner Sanctum
18 Palmer St.
Roxbury MA 02121

General Admission Price $20.00



This is also an ArtWeek event.


Friday, 09-30-2016
9:00 PM
Start Time 10:00 PM


Kreyol's Soiree
Presented by Booger Money

Join us for an evening of fashion, music and art as we present Kreyol’s live holiday fashion installation at the Foundation Room with art by Michael Conroy and a special guest fashion icon - Shhhh. It’s a secret! Delicious cocktails, dynamic atmosphere, beautiful people, beautiful energy and music. PARADISE!! Show will begin promptly at 10pm and then, WE DANCE!!!

House of Blues - Foundation Room
15 Lansdowne Street
Boston MA 02215






Saturday, 10-1-2016
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Studio Portrait Event

Presented by Lesley University

Penn-style portraits of exhibition viewers will be taken by College of Art and Design photography faculty.

Free and open to the public.
Portrait sitting and 8x10 print $50

Lunder Arts Center
1801 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140

Photo Credit: Salvador Dali
Irving Penn, New York, 1947,
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist. Copyright © The Irving Penn Foundation





Saturday, 10-01-2016
5:00 PM

A Work in Progress
Presented by Nineteenth Amendment,

Boston Artist Collective, & Liquid Art House

Nineteenth Amendment (connecting independent fashion designers, with style conscious shoppers), Boston Artist Collective, and Liquid Art House end Boston Fashion Week and kick off ArtWeek Boston with "Work In Progress." This event is a celebration of fashion, art, music and all forms of creative self-expression. Guests can meet Nineteenth Amendment designers and shop their collections and collaborate on a live mural with Chicago artist Ian Lantz. Light appetizers by L.A.H. Executive Chef Johnny Sheehan, music by DJ Denis Kotech and a chance to meet designers Bohn Jsell, Graciela Rivas, and Meghan Hughes from Nineteenth Amendment.

Liquid Art House
One International Place
6th Floor
Boston MA 02110

General Admission Price $10






Thursday, 10-06-2016
and Saturday,


Founded by fashion icon Diane Pernet, A Shaded View on Fashion Film (ASVOFF) is a juried global competition for cutting-edge fashion films by emerging and established artists. The winners, showcased in this 60-minute program, are works that challenge the conventional parameters of film and reconsider the way that fashion is traditionally presented. Genre-bending and groundbreaking, ASVOFF has already brought together such illustrious names as Chris Cunningham, Tilda Swinton, Mike Figgis, Chloë Sevigny, and Yves Saint Laurent.

The October 6th screening will be followed by a discussion with world-renowned fashion critic and video journalist Diane Pernet. Previously a photographer and fashion designer, she now acts as documentary filmmaker, talent scout and fashion blogger on her site,
A Shaded View of Fashion, which has become a ‘must-read’ in fashion and creative industry circles since its inception in 2005.
$9 MFA Members
$11 Non-members

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Harry & Mildred Remis Auditorium
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02115



Thursday, 10-06-2016
6:30 PM
Start Time 7:30 PM

Fashion Gives Back
Presented by South Shore Plaza

The ​South ​Shore ​Plaza ​will ​transform ​the ​luxurious ​Nordstrom ​Wing for ​Fashion ​Gives ​Back, ​a ​runway ​show ​and ​party ​to ​benefit the Friends ​of ​Dana-Farber. This special evening of fashion-fueled fundraising will be hosted by Jenny Johnson, two-time Emmy Award winner and co-host of NESN Dining Playbook, and will showcase the hottest fall fashions from Nordstrom and other premier brands at the Plaza. Fashion styling and show production by Kathy Benharris.

South Shore Plaza
250 Granite Street
Braintree MA 02184

VIP Admission Price $ 75.00





Thursday, 10-06-2016



FASE Magazine Official Launch Event
in conjunction with Exclusives Boutique

Hosted by Dwight Eurbank Formerly of Housewives of Atlanta. Special Appearance by Ms. Massachusetts United States Ivania Nicole. Gift bags for all guests in attendance filled with sponsored products. Featuring Looks from Suksess by Daniela Gonzalez

Free with RSVP:

Savvor Restaurant & Lounge
180 Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111




Starting Friday, 10-7-2016

Marilyn Riseman's
Fashion Luncheon

Presented by Brasserie JO at the Colonnade Hotel

Treat yourself to a delicious lunch, stylish atmosphere, and a fashion design presentation featuring leading local designers and boutiques every Friday afternoon at Brasserie Jo.


10-7-16      Anna Neiman Boutique
10-14-16    Jeffery Dickerson
10-21-16    Jewelinga Designs
10-28-16    Luxe Boutique
11-4-16      Rimma  Zaika-Veksler

11-11-16    Fiandaca

11-25-16    St Germain Boutique Jewelry & Accessories

1-13-16      Maryanne Meservey

1-20-17      Fur Collaboration
4-14-17      Kelly Gustafson
4-21-17      Rimma  Zaika-Veksler
5-5-17        Kinda Touma

Brasserie JO
at the Colonnade Hotel
120 Huntington Avenue

Boston MA 02116

Make your reservation:
or call 617.425.3240





Saturday, 10-8-2016
Sunday, 10-9-2016

Shubrah Fall/ Holiday 2016 Trunk Show & Sale
Presented by

Sustainable fusion fashions and gifts inspired by India's textiles. Recycled silks and organic cottons. One of a kind dresses, men's silk shirts and children's holiday ensembles. Scarves and gifts.

Saturday, 10-8-2016  from 11AM to 8PM
Sunday, 10-9-2016  from 10AM to 7PM

Lexington Historical Society
13 Depot Square
Lexington MA 02421

(781) 281-9705



Wednesday, 10-12-2016

Visiting Artist Talks:
The Battle of Versailles

Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design


Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, 2012 (91 minutes) Director: Deborah Riley Draper

Featuring Stephen Burrows, fashion designer; models Alva Chinn and Pat Cleveland; Deborah Riley Draper, director; and moderated by MassArt Professor James Mason.

The "Battle of Versailles" fashion show pitted France’s elite couture designers against America’s best in sportswear in a runway showdown that became the biggest upset in fashion history. Versailles ’73 captures the excitement and surprise when the underdog Americans proved to be overwhelmingly victorious against the French establishment. Simultaneously, the "Battle
of Versailles" was a triumph for black designer Stephen Burrows and models of color—who broke the mold with their striking performances and forever changed the face of fashion.

This talk is presented with support from the
Massachusetts College of Art and Design Fashion Department and the Adderley Lecture Series.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Tower Auditorium
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Massachusetts College of Art and Design Events
Free. Open to the public.
Space permitting.



Friday, 10-14-2016
7:00 PM

Photography Series: Folkloric Hybrid
Presented by Feda Eid

Photographer Feda Eid explores the beauty of multiculturalism, heritage and identity in her photographic series Folkloric Hybrid. Bringing together artists, designers, stylists, hair and makeup artists, many local to Boston, this fashion series comes to life.

The Future Lab, Anti Gallery
175 William F McClellan Hwy
Boston MA 02128




Sunday, 10-16-2016*

The Art of Illustrating Fashion
Workshop Series with Jay Calderin

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

This series of studio workshops will provide an opportunity to explore different techniques and mediums used to render fashion. Participants will be able to experiment with a variety of fashion illustration styles inspired by the MFA’s collection of art, textiles and fashion. The series will include visits to the art galleries. Some previous drawing experience suggested. *Runs for 5 weeks on Sundays from 10:15am - 12:45pm

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Members    $150.00
Nonmembers    $175.00




Thursday, 10-20-2016
7:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artists Lecture:

Inez & Vinoodh
Presented by Lesley University

Photography, Fashion and the Legacy of Irving Penn, featuring acclaimed fashion photographers and videographers Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin.

Washburn Auditorium
10 Philips Place
Cambridge MA 02138


Photo Credit: Kerchief Glove
Irving Penn, Kerchief Glove (Dior), Paris, 1950,
printed 1984, Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Promised gift of The Irving Penn Foundation.
Copyright © Condé Nast



Tuesday, 10-25-2016
6:00 PM

Start Time 6:30 PM

10 Years of Wearable Art on Cape Ann
Salon & Exhibit

Presented by seARTS Cape Ann

Join the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts and its Wearable Art group to celebrate its 10 year anniversary with an exciting expert panel discussion about wearable art (fiber & jewelry), an exhibit - including live "looks" from previous shows, and robust appetizer buffet.

Our panelists include:

Lauren Whitley - Senior Curator of Textiles & Fashion Arts,
MFA, Boston.

Lorene Ireland - Ireland Galleries, Nantucket.
Winner of multiple World of Wearable Art awards in New Zealand.

Claire Sanford - Metalsmith, Jeweler
and a partner of Top Dog Studio.
(978) 281-1222

Gloucester House

63 Rogers Street
Gloucester MA 01930
Country: United States

General Admission Price $35




Thursday, 11-3-2016
7:00 pm

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Panel: Photography, Fashion, and Publishing

Presented by Lesley University

Charlotte Cotton: moderator, Curator-in-Residence at International Center for Photography
Fabien Baron: Art Director and Editor, Interview magazine
Raymond Meier: Photographer
Jared Bowen: Executive Arts Editor, WGBH, Boston

Marran Theater
34 Mellen Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Free, space permitting.
Photo Credit: Girl Behind Bottle (Jean Patchett)
Irving Penn, New York, 1949, printed 1978, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist. Copyright © The Irving Penn Foundation






Sunday, 11-06-2016
4:00 PM
Start Time 4:30 PM


Exploring Traditional Textiles
& Ethical Fashion
Panel & Fashion Show

Presented by Indigenous Collectives & Trendy Napkin

We are hosting a fashion show with Boston-based designers who will present designs highlighting traditional textile and ethical fashion. Following the fashion show, we will have a sale and opportunity for networking.

Indigenous Collectives is an ethical fashion brand built upon textile storytelling and the creation of trans-seasonal designs. The fashion show will present the inaugural collection, titled “Intersections,” which integrates traditional textiles from Liberia and Guatemala.  All pieces in the collection were made from handwoven Liberian and Guatemalan textiles in Guatemala.

Trendy Napkin sells shirts with an inspiring message while donating a portion of sales to help refugee women become self-sufficient. Trendy Napkin shirts are non-sweatshop.

Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building
2300 Washington Street, 6th floor
Roxbury MA 02119

Free. Register at





Monday, 11-14-2016

7:00 PM


Museum Collection
Presented by Larz Anderson Museum

International award winning fashion designer Daniel Hernandez will be presenting his latest work for 2016 -17.
(302) 722 5534

Larz Anderson Museum
15 Newton St
Brookline MA 02445

Early Bird Admission Price 90.00
General Admission Price 100.00
VIP Admission Price 250.00




Saturday, 11-19-16

10 AM - 4:30PM

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

Opening Day Festival
Presented by the Peabody Essex Museum

Explore the exhibition and take part in any of the 11 great shoe related activities scheduled for opening day!


Sneaker Museum

10 am–4:30 pm | Atrium

Established in Boston in 2012, the Sneaker Museum was founded on the belief that the convergence of sneakers and culture marks a pivotal juncture in contemporary history. Check out a superb selection of sneakers from its distinguished private collection.




Shoe Memory Board

10 am–4 pm | Atrium

Share your best (or your worst!) shoe experiences. Compose a story, sketch an image or write a poem about that pair of shoes you will never forget.

Elements of Shoe Design

10–11:30 am | Studio 1, Create Space

Join footwear artist Malika Green for a morning of exploration to create innovative shoe designs. Leave with fun sketches and a better understanding of the work process of a designer.

Reservations by November 18.

(978) 745-9500




Walking in Style

10:30–11:45 am | Morse Auditorium


How does one choose the perfect pair of shoes? Walk in high heels? Navigate society’s pressure to wear uncomfortable shoes? Join us for this fascinating session to probe the relationship of shoes to one’s body, health and fashion sense.

Presenters include:

Jimmy Raye, former Boston ballet dancer and collector of fashion

Cynthia Carr Gardner, a stylist whose clients have included Katie Couric

Dr. Jordana Szpiro, a Boston-based podiatrist.

Moderated by Jay Calderin, fashion designer and founder of Boston Fashion Week.

Reservations by November 18.

(978) 745-9500

Recommended for ages 14 and up.

DIY Tap Shoes

11–11:30 am and 1–1:30 pm | Atrium


Turn any shoe into a tap shoe! Using simple materials, create your own taps so you can dance in style.




Shall We Dance?

Noon–12:30 and 2–2:30 pm | Atrium


Professional dancer Ryan Casey, known for his "freakishly clean footwork - reminiscent of Fred Astaire" (Dance Magazine), demonstrates his fabulous style and shares tips to get you tapping, too! 

Defying the Sneaker Tradition

12:30–2 pm | Studio 1, Create Space 

Explore alternative footwear constructions and materials with award-winning sneaker designer Helen Kirkum.

Reservations by November 18.

(978) 745-9500

Recommended for ages 14 and up.





The Fashion and Culture of Shoes

1–2 pm | Morse Auditorium

Join a fast-paced conversation with our fashion world thought leaders and collectors:

Helen Persson, organizing curator of Shoes: Pleasure and Pain and Senior Curator of Textiles at the Swedish History Museum

Thom Solo, Boston-based, award-winning shoe designer for Lady Gaga and Katy Perry

Cynthia Carr Gardner, stylist to the stars

Lillian Montalto Bohlen, shoe collector extraordinaire

Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, PEM’s James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes Deputy Director, and a shoe maven since childhood, moderates this conversation, sure to explore the transformative power of shoes as fashion statements and expressions of cultural and individual identity. 

Reservations by November 18.

(978) 745-9500

Recommended for ages 14 and up.

Shoe Making in Action

1:30–4 pm | Atrium 

Observe footwear artist Malika Green as she proceeds through each painstaking step to create her stunning handmade shoes. One pair can take up to 200 hours!

Charm-ing Shoe Accessories

2–4 pm | Studio 2, Create Space


Are your shoes missing a little something? Jazz them up with shoe charms that you can clip or tie to your laces. 



Let Your Sole Speak

3–4 pm | Morse Auditorium


Sneakers remain universal accessories that everyone can relate to. Join our experts to explore the thriving sneaker culture, its social history and design innovations.

Presenters include:

Rick Kosow, founder of the Sneaker Museum

Dee Wells, curator of the Sneaker Museum and founder of Obsessive Sneaker Disorder, the longest-running sneaker podcast

European sneaker designer Helen Kirkum.

Moderated by Jay Calderin, founder of Boston Fashion Week and director of creative marketing at the School of Fashion Design, Boston.

Reservations by November 18. 

(978) 745-9500

Recommended for ages 14 and up.


Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square
161 Essex Street

Salem MA 01970

(978) 745-9500

Learn more:

Free with museum admission.







09-10-2016 thru 11-19-16

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty
Presented by Lesley University

Lesley University will be presenting a major retrospective of the work of legendary American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009). The exhibition is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC.

Lesley University will be the only site for the exhibition in the Northeast as it travels to five institutions in the United States. Lesley’s exhibition will take place in the university’s new Lunder Arts Center in Cambridge from September 10 to November 19, 2016. The exhibition is accompanied by a series of lectures and events, as well as by a catalogue co-published by The Irving Penn Foundation and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Lunder Arts Center
1801 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge MA 02140

Learn more:

Photo Credit: Bee
Irving Penn, New York, 1995, printed 2001, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Promised gift of The Irving Penn Foundation. Copyright © The Irving Penn Foundation





09-25 thru 10-16 2016


Wearable Art 2016
Presented by Massachusetts College of Art and Design

A collection showcasing original ensembles from fashion design students at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Copley Place
100 Huntington Avenue
Boston MA 02116






11-19-16 thru 03-12-16

Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Presented by the Peabody Essex Museum

Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology creating the possibility of ever higher heels and dramatic shapes. Examples from famous shoe collectors are shown alongside a dazzling range of historic shoes, many of which have not been displayed before. The exhibition is organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square
161 Essex Street

Salem MA 01970

Learn more:




02-18-17 thru 07-02-17

WOW® World of WearableArt™

For the last 25 years, New Zealand has hosted an annual design competition that challenges sculptors, costume designers, textile artists and makers of all stripes to explore the boundary between fashion and art, and to "get art off the walls and onto the body." The WOW® World of WearableArtTM competition is the country's largest art event and each year it culminates in a live runway show for winners in front of an audience of 50,000. WOW® World of WearableArtTM — the exhibition — presents 32 ensembles the competition's most unique, spectacular and outlandish wearable artworks. Expertly crafted in a range of materials, from wood and aluminum to fiberglass and taxidermy, these creations celebrate lavish creativity and push the limits of wearability. PEM is the exclusive U.S. east coast venue for this interactive and theatrical exhibition.

Peabody Essex Museum
East India Square
161 Essex Street

Salem MA 01970

Learn more:



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This annual celebration of Boston style featuring a great wealth of local talent, is unique in that it is designed to engage the community directly, at the grassroots level - cultivating fashion as an integral part of the Boston lifestyle. This approach has also begun to attract the interest of national and international designers who are looking to connect authentically with a Boston audience.

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