Ten Best Fashion Events in September for Kicking Off Fall in Denver

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We hate to see summer go, but September has plenty of fashion events to help make the transition easier -- at least for your wardrobe. From a night of boutique shopping in LoHi to the annual Cherry Creek Celebrate Fashion Show, here are ten events that will kick off the fall fashion season.

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Tricia Hoke on The Cotery and Bringing Out Your Inner Designer

Categories: Design, Fashion

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Design by Kristin Hatgi
For those of us who lack the drive to be a designer, there's now a website for that. But The Cotery was really created to make it easier for talented designers to do their work without having to get bogged down in the production and distribution side of the business -- and in the process, the site also highlights the amazing talents of Denver. Tricia Hoke and Charlotte (Char) Genevier are the creative minds behind the Cotery; Hoke recently took time out from her busy schedule to talk with us about how how to bring out your inner designer with the Cotery.

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Adatto Menswear and Modern Gladiator Want to Put Denver Men in Fine Fighting Form

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
John Hand shows off a custom suit from Adatto Menswear.
You won't find Adatto Menswear in any storefront. Instead, Adatto comes to you: You can consider this company your personal tailor, stylist and concierge. And now, in collaboration with Modern Gladiator, a Denver-based online magazine, Adatto is ready to put this region's men in fighting form -- a development they celebrated at a recent launch party.

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Kellyann Salinas spotted in UNIF and TUK waiting for Lady Gaga

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
On August 6, Lady Gaga brought her ArtRave tour to Denver in support of her latest album, ARTPOP. In the crowd of fans waiting for admission we spotted a bartender from Miami, Kellyann Salinas, looking spectacular in a style that was fun and trendy. Keep reading to learn more about Salinas and where she gets her fashion inspiration.

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Urban Nights Put the Spotlight on Mondo Guerra and Other Denver Designers

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
On August 1, the second annual Urban Nights fashion show, sponsored by the Joseph Family Foundation, brought a fashion extravaganza to Mile High Station that benefited homeless youth while showcasing local designers. One of those designers was Mondo Guerra, who's gained national acclaim on Project Runway and Under the Gunn but continues to be based in Denver; he created a special collection for this event.

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The Ten Best Resale, Vintage and Thrift Stores in Denver

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Goodwill's upscale sister store, Déjà Blue, in Cherry Creek.
There are plenty of thrift shops and resale boutiques in the Mile High City and sometimes it can be hard to navigate them all. From upscale consignment to vintage apparel and up-to-the-minute styles, there are boutiques and bargain storefronts crammed full of clothes. To help navigate our fashion-forward recycled clothing shopping scene, we've compiled a list of some of the best and most diverse stores to find gently worn women's apparel -- and some spots for men's and children's attire, too.

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Out With the Old Wardrobe, in With the New at Denver Swap Shop

Categories: Events, Fashion

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You look good, of course, but you could look better. Maybe it's time to update those skinny jeans to something more flattering, or maybe you're just tired of rocking vintage grunge flannel and are ready to move on to the next nostalgic revival. Whatever fashion-forward look you see in your immediate future, chances are good you can find it -- and cheaply! -- at the Denver Swap Shop.

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The eight best fashion events in Denver in August

Categories: Fashion, Style

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Tonight's Urban Nights Fashion Show, a benefit for Urban Peak, is just the start of a fashion-packed August. There will also be hot pool parties, cool exhibits, and the city's biggest community swap. Keep reading for the eight best fashion events this month.

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Urban Nights will celebrate Denver fashion -- and raise money for Urban Peak

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The second Urban Nights Fashion Show is a "runway with a reason." The event promises to not only be a great fashion celebration featuring some of Denver's best boutiques and designers (including Project Runway's Mondo Guerra) but to raise a lot of money for Urban Peak, a non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services for youth who are homeless or at risk. In advance of Friday night's festivities, we spoke with both creative director Dahlia Weinstein and Kim Easton, the executive director of Urban Peak, about how fashion can play a role in helping homeless youth.

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"I Am Colorado Fashion" showcase and fundraiser Thursday

Categories: Fashion, Style

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Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, head of Colorado Fashion Week.
For Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, Colorado Fashion Week has been largely a labor of love -- and hard work. Inspired by Fern Mallis, the former executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America and founder of 7th on Sixth Productions, since 2011 CFW has focused on building an economically sustainable fashion industry in Colorado. And to push that goal, before this fall's Colorado Fashion Week, Karteng will present CFW's first annual Preview Fashion Market & Fundraiser Showcase on Thursday, July 31.

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