On Sunday, September 27, the Sixth Floor at 100 Federal Street came alive with the opening festivities for Boston Fashion Week 2015. The event was hosted by Platform Downtown, in the expansive raw space of the entire sixth floor at 100 Federal Street. It was the place to see and be seen with designers featured during fashion week, models and modeling agency heads, fashion photographers and important people in the world of fashion.
The exhibits included , Projected Beginnings, a multi media installation from fashion photographer, Bob Packert, and a fashion photography exhibit by Sadie Dayton. Also, there were a series of paintings entitled, White Wash, by artist/designer Robert Merton on display.
Fashion Week continues through October 3 with events in and around the city of Boston.
Wearable Art, an exhibition of work by the students in the fashion department at Mass College of Art and Design is on display at the Copley Place Mall atrium. The exhibit is FREE and will run throughout the week.
The Vision of Stravrinos is presented by the School of Fashion Design on Thursday, October 15, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at 136 Newbury Street in Boston.
Platform Downtown presents the spring/summer collection 2016 of designer Luke Aaron on Thursday, October 1. The collection is a voyage of discovery, inspired by artisan crafts and exotic locals around the world.The fashion show begins at 8 p.m. at 99 Bedford Street, in Boston. Admission: $35. Visit Boston Fashion Week website for more info.
Hype Fashions presents a runway show of their newest collection at the Frost Ice Loft on Thursday, October 1. Guests will be able to enjoy and experience the famous ice bar as well as be admitted into the newly renovated event space overlooking Quincy Market, where the fashion show will take place. Visit the Boston Fashion week website for ticket info.
If you want to go to a late show, then head over to the Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles Street in Boston on Thursday, October 1, where a very special Fashionably Late will be featuring BENRUS. This brand was military inspired, and had originally been a watch company that was founded in 1921. Admission is FREE. Showtime: 10 p.m.
On Friday, October 2, it’s the Ash & Rose launch party at 460C Harrison Ave in Boston. Entrance is on Thayer Street just off of Albany. Shop ethical, sustainable, beautiful clothing and accessories for women of all ages. You’ll meet the designers and enjoy drinks and light bites. There’s a free gift with purchase and a special surprise for all attendees!
The 8th Annual Emerging Trends Fashion Show, presented by Synergy and Pulse 24/7, will be on Friday, October 2, at 7 p.m. at the EPICENTER – Artists for Humanity, 100 W 2nd Street, in Boston. This show will sell out. Visit Boston Fashion Week website for ticket info.
The participating designers will present their latest collections on this international platform in order to best showcase their individual designs and artistic abilities. This is an opportunity for emerging fashion designers from across the globe to showcase their vision to sponsors, buyers, press, and the fashion industry elite.
The 2015 designers featured are: Gate 26 – Modern Vintage (USA, UK and France), Mallika Hetrakul Couture (Australia), Bodies by Eszter Bodi (Hungary),
Kanjana Amato (USA), Mangoshee (Bulgaria), Aura Lavender (USA), NuVu Studios (USA), and
Hao Dong (China).
Celebrate the closing day of Boston Fashion Week 2015 with a preview of Candice Wu Couture Bridal Collection at The Langham Hotel, 250 Franklin Street in Boston on Saturday, October 4. Visit Boston Fashion Week website for ticket info.
Here is a photo gallery of the opening night of Boston Fashion Week 2015.