The beginning of spring in San Francisco commenced with the Award winning Fashion Community
The week this year. After gaining popularity and demand for the shows, Fashion Community Week
decided to introduce a spring edition of the show in addition to the Fall Fashion week that has been
taking place since 2013.
The Spring 3-day Fashion marathon consisted of a Fashion Industry conference followed by
showroom presentation and series of exquisite Fashion Shows representing Local and Global Fashion
on the runway.
The opening night kicked off at the Fashion Incubator of San Francisco, a Fashion Conference with a
discussion focusing on ‘Current affairs and future of Fashion’. The conference presented Daria
Shapovalova(More Dash & Mercedes-Benz Kiev Fashion Days), Janet Wu(Silkroll), Evelyn
Zoubi( & Glanse), Whitney Catchcart(3D look & Cathcart Technologies) and Julia
Lam(Tara & Co).
The second night was our grandiose evening that took place at the Elegant Members only privé
location: The Olympic club. This was the first ever fashion event at the location and the private club
opened up the doors just for a day to ‘Welcome’ the Fashion Community Week guests and
participants. This evening presented brand new International and Couture collection of the season
featuring six Fashion Designers on the runway. The presenting designer brands were Agaati, Stylish,
Isabelle Fabrics, SiBi, Nidiritzy and Nancy Vuu. This evening commenced with a Gold reception with
Specialty cocktails and delectable hors-d’oeuvres with live music by El Disco and showroom
presentation by Philine, Motiv Ring, See it Buy it, Mary Kay cosmetics, Jewels of Nepal and Agaati.
The celebration after party was hosted by private members club: ‘The Modernist’, with live music and
specialty Fashion Community Week cocktails.
The Finale evening of the spring show took place at the Gorgeous Clift Hotel presenting five Local
and Pret A Porter designer collection of the season on the runway. The presenting Designer brands
were Stella Carakasi, The Dancing mama, Wear Mahsa, Vanessa Lynne Designs and Philine of San
Francisco. The evening began with a social cocktail hour with live music by Melissa Rae, followed by
the runway show and concluding with Celebration closing party with musician Polafunk.
The proceeds from our 3-day Spring Fashion Community Week benefitted the organization: Dress For
Success. Fashion Community Week offers a business and marketing platform for fashion designers to
showcase their collection. It is also a launching platform for emerging designers and designers coming
from underrepresented backgrounds. Every year the platform brings all of the Fashion industry of San
Francisco together, while attracting International fashion businesses as well. Stay tuned to social
media (Facebook, Instagram & Linkedin) for upcoming Fashion Community week events Locally and
Globally. Catch the next Fashion community week to experience new fashion collections, designers,
brands and new beautiful faces in the industry.