TWENTY DAYS and counting until our February Season! Omaha Fashion Week is locking in all those details that make it such a glamorous VIP experience for fashion fans! You won't want to miss out on all the excitement, so be sure to get your tickets today!
Thanks to KETV we've got an amazing lineup of emcees again this season. Check it out:
Tuesday 2/21 Metropolitan Community College Student Night: Alex Alecci
Wednesday 2/22 Methodist Survivor Show: Laurann Robinson
Thursday 2/23 Designer Showcase I: Camila Orti
Friday 2/24 Designer Showcase II: David Earl
Saturday 2/25 Designer Showcase III: Alexandra Stone
Sunday 2/26 Develop Model Management Beauty Show: Chinh Doan
We're thrilled to welcome these amazing Headliners to get the show started:
Thursday 2/23 Kids Rule Highlight will feature our favorite looks from the first ever Kids Rule Fashion Show. Omaha Fashion Week comes together with Junior League of Omaha to present Kids Rule Fashion Show Feb 17 & 18. The majority of looks in this show are designed by the Omaha Fashion Week team and produced by local designer Little Miss Fashion. Other collections in the show feature OFW Veteran designer Markoos Modern Design and locally produced Wes & Willy!
Friday 2/24 Paulie Gibson, St. Louis menswear designer returns to the OFW runway. Paulie's life has been infused with fashion (his nanny was a designer!) who strives to empower men. His life experiences are inspiration for design and he creates more than clothes, its a lifestyle! Paulie's goal is to make men feel comfortable and be themselves. "Bottom line, be who you are and love it!"- Paulie Gibson
Saturday 2/25 Michael Drummond, Project Runway veteran joins us for the first time in Omaha. His impressive client list includes actress Tika Sumpter, New York Fashion Week founder Fern Malis, and supermodel and TV personality Heidi Klum! His work has shown alongside Alexander McQueen, Viktor and Rolf, Maison Martin Margiela, and Iris van Herpen in the highly recognized A Queen Within at the World Chess Hall of Fame. Michael Drummond was also featured in Little Black Dress at Missouri History Museum and has designed for countless operas, dances, and theatrical productions in USA and Europe.
And finally, lets get this party started with these amazing entertainers:
Each evening during the Pretty In Patina Pre-Party local and national entertainers will be featured while you shop, sip champagne, rock the Borsheims Red Carpet Experience!
Tuesday 2/21 Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program Student Musicians and Live Painters were the obvious choice to feature on student night. Joslyn's Kent Bellows Mentoring Program is for talented high school students who are paired with mentors to explore the arts. Students of the Kent Bellows fashion program will also be seen on the runway this evening!
Wednesday 2/22 Community Art Project Join us as the featured artist this evening to create several stunning canvases inspired by the survivor spirit of our models this evening!
Thursday 2/23 Shauna B and the Selficons will help us kick off our first Designer Showcase with some fantastic tunes. You can learn more about Shauna B and her upcoming release of Better @OfficialShaunaB. Plus you won't want to miss a special appearance by Omaha Community Playhouse and the Rock of Ages cast!
Friday 2/24 Reesa Renee is an artist, musician, songwriter, and lyrical poet from the DC Metropolitan Area. Her voice skims through soulful sounds of the jazz era and then fast-forwards your musical clocks to the more modern sounds of the R&B greats of today. We are so thrilled @ReesaRenee is making the long trip to join us! You won't want to miss this show.
Saturday 2/25 Closeness and Ballet Nebraska will both be featured Saturday evening. Orenda and Todd Fink of Closeness are a husband and wife duo singing about life together. Their new age gothic sound highlights uplifting undertones and an ethereal vibe. Plus see the beautiful ballerinas from Ballet Nebraska's upcoming Momentum!
Sunday 2/26 The Curly Martin Trio Curly is a member of the Omaha Black Music Hall of Fame and has played with legends such as B.B. King, Buddy Miles, and Cannonball Adderly.