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.
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!
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!
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!
During another sold out show on Saturday evening, Omaha Design Center was standing room only for Omaha Fashion Week's INNOVATE Featured 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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
Mixing edge with elegance, featured designer Miranda Hanson puts a spin on her signature style by adding feminine touches to her new military-inspired streetwear collection.
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.
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".
Meet Courtney Barbour, the designer behind CJB Designs! Her own busy lifestyle inspired her to mix athletic comfort with quirky vibes for an edgy semi-professional collection that transitions from the office to the gym, and everywhere in between!
Meet emerging designer Rebekah Lux! Don't let her own neutral wardrobe fool you...her personal style is a walking juxtaposition of the bright and vivid collections she creates. Read more about her ever-evolving aesthetic, and her passion to create clothing that makes women feel empowered while keeping a little whimsy.
Part fashion designer and part engineer, Angela Balderston constructs her wearable art pieces with unconventional materials and avant-garde design.