Mark Your Calendars For Memphis Fashion Week 2015: March 23 – 28

Posted by Holly Whitfield | March 9th 2015 501 0

The models are selected, the designers are assembling their pieces, and the fashion community of Memphis is gearing up for another Memphis Fashion Week, aka MFW.

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MFW brings together local and national designers, models, photographers, artists, and other fashion industry types for several days of runway shows, parties, and boutique events. It’s just a few weeks away, so mark you calendar for events March 23 to 28. 

That Friday night’s runway show at Memphis College of Art will feature the collections from the Emerging Memphis Designer Project (EMDP): a group of up-and-coming local designers who were chosen based on submissions. They’ll show off small collections on Friday night, and attendees can vote on their favorite. 

Saturday’s shows will take place at Overton Square’s Tower Courtyard and features work from several well-known designers, including Diane Von Furstenburg. Read about all of the designers here.

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From MFW 2013. Photo by Ziggy Tucker. Used with permission.

Here’s the schedule:

Monday, March 23: Opening Party, Joseph in Laurelwood Shopping Center, 6 p.m., no tickets necessary and open to the public. Stop by to shop, and enjoy a martini bar and 15 percent off of cosmetics. Tickets for MFW events will be on sale.

Wednesday, March 25: VIP Preview Party featuring EMDP designers, Jay Etkin Gallery (942 Cooper St.),  5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., open to VIP ticket holders, sponsors, models, and designers.

Thursday, March 26: Memphis Fashion Fund Party, Shops of Saddle Creek, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., no tickets necessary no tickets necessary and open to the public. Show up, eat and drink, shop at new stores, and enter to win ticket to Saturday’s shows.

Friday, March 27: Runways Shows featuring Emerging Memphis Design Project collections, Memphis College of Art, 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 28: Anne Barge Trunk Show, Maggie Louise Bridal (), 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., no ticket necessary, just shopping

Saturday, March 28: Runway Shows featuring EMDP audience choice winners and Anne Barge Bridal, Waverley Gray, Faherty Brand, and Diane Von Fursenburg collections, The Courtyard at Overton Square, 8 p.m.

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Memphis Fashion Week has an app you can download for free any App Store. Yes, I needed to charge my phone when I took this screenshot.

You have three ticket options: 

General Admission opens 45 minutes before the shows, with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis or standing room, and beer and wine are included. $50 per event.

Lounge Access ticket holders get access to seating and private lounge with full bar one hour before the start of the event and during intermissions, with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis or standing room. $75 per event.

VIP tickets have access to a private lounge and full bar one hour before the start of the event and during intermissions, priority seating, awesome gift bags, and an invite the Thursday Night Preview Party. $200 covers the entire week’s events.

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Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. over-the-top event with an awards ceremony

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