Skye Gibson Designs takes fashion to new heights in Denver

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Sherissa Gibson has joined the growing cadre of designers who are offering their interpretation of "fashion" in the Mile High City. Her designs for Skye Gibson Designs are created for the confident, sexy woman. We recently caught up with Gibson to talk about how she got into the business, the Denver fashion scene and her own idea of this city's style.

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Fancy Tiger celebrates its eighth birthday with a bash on Saturday

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Photo by Mauricio Rocha
The owners of Fancy Tiger, the clothing store, and Fancy Tiger Crafts will celebrate their eight-year run of keeping Denver stocked with stylish wears on Saturday, June 28. Although both stores are throwing parties, each will have a different atmosphere and festivities.

"The anniversary is a celebration of the customers and the staff," says Fancy Tiger Clothing co-owner Matthew Brown. "My staff and designers help me to express and realize my vision. It is also a celebration of the Denver community. My vision alone is not enough. I need creative people to help bring it together."

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Jüna Hæm is bright and bold at the Westword Music Showcase

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
The twentieth annual Westword Music Showcase turned the Golden Triangle into a block party -- make that blocks party -- on Saturday. We spotted all kinds of outfits in the crowd, but the most energetic menswear look came courtesy of Jüna Hæm. Keep reading to learn what inspires his style, his style mantra, and where he shops.

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Kitty Newlin is a festival fairy at the Westword Music Showcase

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
On Saturday, the Westword Music Showcase transformed the Golden Triangle into a block party -- make that blocks party. In the fashion-forward crowd that filled the streets, we spotted a woman with a pair of iridescent wings that raised her style above the rest. Keep reading to learn more about Denver native Kitty Newlin, who inspires her look and where she shops.

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"Reflections" celebrates a woman's inner beauty at the Fashion Design Center tomorrow

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All photos by Mauricio Rocha
"Reflections": A Celebration of Beauty" should be a beauty of an event at the Fashion Design Center Denver on Friday, June 20. Developer Lisa Curwen connected with Lisa Eberlein to organize a fashion show inspired by the poem "Mirror, Mirror"; Eberlien also produced a special film that will premiere there. And Lisa Ramfjord Elstun, founder of the Fashion Design Center and a 2014 MasterMind, joined the project to create high-fashion designs using locally dyed silks. Together, the three Lisas will host a celebration for women of all ages, shapes and colors, one that shows where a woman's inner beauty really comes from.

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Pretty in punk: Writer Malaya Harris spotted at 17th and Glenarm

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All photos by Mauricio O. Rocha
Punk style is not just for guys. We spotted Denver native Malaya Harris back home during a break from her classes in Chicago. She creates her own unique look by crafting accessories and personalizing her clothing; keep reading to discover what inspires her look and her style icons.

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Imperfect Circle Apparel creates chic smokewear

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All photos by Mauricio Rocha
The legalization of marijuana has put Colorado at the forefront of social change, and the fashion community is evolving as well. Danica Harcourt and Jason Brown recently founded Imperfect Circle Apparel, a local clothing company that specializes in making more visually pleasing weed-fashion. Smokewear is going mainstream!

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Something old is made into something new: Vintage art accessories from Girl Creations

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Shopping for something new? Correction: Shopping for something old made into something hip? Designer Michelle Knotz applied her artistic talents to creating cool, retro accessories for Girl Creations. Knotz took a few minutes away from her work to answer a few questions about her one-of-a-kind creations.

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Seven best fashion events in Denver in May

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Brandon Marshall
May showers bring spring flowers, and that means a bouquet of fashion events to brighten your days. For animal lovers, there's the annual Handbags to Hounds fashion show; for the fashion faithful, the La Rue Fashion Showcase. Here are seven of the top fashion events in Denver set for May.

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Lil Fresh Sam on Infatue and the new Cultiver Collection, now online

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All photos courtesy of Infatue
Infatue's new line of ready-to-wear pieces, the Cultiver Collection, has arrived just in time for spring. Samantha Aragon is known as Lil Fresh Sam in the fashion community for her brand, Infatue, that she launched two years ago. Infatue is rising in popularity nationally with Method Man and B.O.B recently sporting the brand, with more high-profile clients in the works. But Aragon has a personal goal for Denver: to put the city on the fashion map.

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