OFW August 2018: 50% off VIP Season Tickets

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OFW August 2018: 50% off VIP Season Tickets

Dates are set, designers have been selected, and the Omaha Fashion Week team is ready to invite you to be a part of the next season! But wait...theres more! For a limited time, OFW is offering a 50% off deal on VIP Season Tickets! This set of tickets will be for Designer Showcases and VIP Runway Finale taking place August 21st-25th and featuring 25+ designers! Keep reading to learn more and snag your seats today!

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Announcing OFW:August 2018 Designer Lineup!

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Announcing OFW:August 2018 Designer Lineup!

We are excited to announce the designers who have been selected to show collections during the next season of Omaha Fashion Week August 20-25, 2018!

Last week, designers pitched their ideas to a panel of industry experts brought together by OFW. The experts scored each designer and provided feedback that was used to make final selections. The designers are scored on innovation, construction, marketability, concept and the overall presentation.

Keep reading for a breakdown of the week’s schedule:

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Meet the OFW Selection Panels for August 2018!

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Meet the OFW Selection Panels for August 2018!

Applications are in, designers are interviewing, and we are excited to announce our Selection Panels for Omaha Fashion Week: August 2018! The panels are comprised of independent industry experts who will spend the next four months mentoring and coaching two separate tracks of designers to present their best on the runway in August! Read on to learn more about this season’s rock star panelists!

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Behind the Scenes: Somer Krueger

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Behind the Scenes: Somer Krueger

As Director of the Omaha Fashion Week Beauty Alliance, owner of Trios Salon in Omaha, and full-time mother, Somer Krueger does it all! We sat down with this fun and fabulous woman to talk Fashion Week, goals, and mentorship within the industry.  

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OFW February 2018: All the Highlights

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OFW February 2018: All the Highlights

Need a little fix to hold you over until Omaha Fashion Week rolls back around in August? We've rounded up all of the photos, blog features, and press coverage from our February season and put it in one place for you to peruse!

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Body Positivity Hits the Runway: An Interview with Alysse Dalessandro

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Body Positivity Hits the Runway: An Interview with Alysse Dalessandro

As a plus size fashion writer, designer, model, and social influencer, Alysse Dalessandro has quite the resume! She’s the founder of her own body positive fashion brand and style blog, Ready to Stare, and has written for BUSTLE, On The Plus Side, The Curvy Fashionista and more. Alysse is a bold voice in the plus size industry, and we were honored to have her be a part of Omaha Fashion Week during our FW18 Fashion for Good season! Read on for our amazing interview with Alysse!

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OFW February 2018: And the winners are...!

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OFW February 2018: And the winners are...!

Omaha Fashion Week concluded Saturday evening after a weeklong celebration of fashion talent in the Midwest. Over 60 designers and 15 boutiques showed collections on the runway this week. Sixteen designers in two showcases and 42 student designers in the Metropolitan Community College Student Night competed for nightly $500 cash prizes. Read on to learn about the winners!

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OFW Recap: ASPIRE Emerging Designer Showcase

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OFW Recap: ASPIRE Emerging Designer Showcase

There wasn’t an empty seat in the building Friday evening, as Omaha Fashion Week kicked off one of its final designer showcases of the week. Ten designers presented their work to a sold out crowd during ASPIRE: Emerging Designer Showcase.

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OFW Recap: Methodist Survivor Show presented by Xenon Academy

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OFW Recap: Methodist Survivor Show presented by Xenon Academy

Over 700 guests turned up to support local cancers survivors during the beautiful and emotional Methodist Survivor Show presented by Xenon Academy. Kicking off the Survivor Show's sixth year, over 130 cancer survivors hit the runway as models, dressed by generous boutiques local to the Omaha area. 

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OFW Recap: UNL Student Showcase

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OFW Recap: UNL Student Showcase

For first time in Omaha Fashion Week history, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and OFW collaborated to create the UNL Student Showcase. Over 30 designers showed almost one hundred looks on the runway Wednesday evening, as students competed for four different scholarships.

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OFW Recap: Metro Community College Student Night

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OFW Recap: Metro Community College Student Night

Glimmering lights and lively sounds filled the atmosphere Tuesday evening as Omaha Fashion Week kicked off it's Spring 2018 Fashion for Good season with Metropolitan Community College Student Night. Talented students from across the Omaha area owned the runway, not only as designers of their own craft but also as models!

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Rock the Runway: OFW Pre-Party Entertainment

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Rock the Runway: OFW Pre-Party Entertainment

Only ONE WEEK Omaha Fashion Week's upcoming Fashion For Good season, and we can't wait to party!  Each evening during the Pretty In Patina Pre-Party, local entertainers will be featured while you shop, sip champagne, and rock the red carpet!

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Designer Profile: Mackenzie Esch

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Designer Profile: Mackenzie Esch

Meet Mackenzie Esch, the formal wear designer behind MPE Designs. Mackenzie's "city lights" inspiration is reflected in her hand-beaded evening gowns and cocktail dresses.  Read more about her most recent collection.

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VIP Lounge Caterers

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VIP Lounge Caterers

Did you know our VIP ticket holders get lots of extra perks? Valet Parking, Premium Seating, and cocktails in the Nebraska Furniture Mart VIP Lounge. But they also get some amazing food thanks to our local catering partners! We're thrilled to announce the caterers for our VIP Lounge this February!

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Designer Profile: Roger Figueroa

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Designer Profile: Roger Figueroa

Featured designer Rodger Figueroa presents a collection with a strong message in order to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. It features hand-printed textiles and uniquely structured silhouettes. Read on to learn more about his passion for a personal connection with fashion!

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OFW Emcees: Another Amazing Lineup!

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OFW Emcees: Another Amazing Lineup!

Our upcoming season of Omaha Fashion Week is only TWO WEEKS AWAY, and we are thrilled to announce our all-star line up of local Omaha personalities who will keep us entertained February 27-March 3!

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Designer Profile: Margeaux Larson

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Designer Profile: Margeaux Larson

Margeaux Larson traces fashion through the decades by adding a modern feel to traditional pieces. Inspired by the etherial jellyfish, her new collection invokes movement and translucency.

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Designer Profile: Austin Do

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Designer Profile: Austin Do

Meet Austin Do, the Emerging Designer behind Tú! With a focus on creating garments that highlight individualism, he draws inspiration from tech wear clothing and military fatigues for his upcoming line "Transgress".

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