Indiana Fashion Week at The Crane Bay! Fabulous fashion, stunning models and Indiana innovation will be on display at The Crane Bay during the inaugural Indiana Fashion Week (INDFW). A full week of events June 18-22 caps off with The Runway Shows on June 22 featuring the INDFW Emerging Designer Competition right here at Indy’s most unique venue.
The competition provides both Indiana-based and national emerging designers with opportunities to be educated, entertain and exhibit their work.
Indiana Fashion Week Runway Shows
Semifinalists will showcase their collections at the event. This will give them access to mentoring and critiques with international fashion industry experts. They can also experience high-quality runway productions, receive media recognition, business planning and implementation training.
General admission or VIP tickets to The Runway Shows can be purchased here. The Lounges will open at 5 p.m., Runway Doors open at 6:30 and the Shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Earlier in the week, there will be a youth designer challenge, a press preview event, and an industry day conference. You can see the full schedule online.
Special guests during the week include New York Fashion Week Creator, Fern Mallis, Indiana First Lady Janet Holcomb, Fashion Blogger and Plus-size Fashion Brand Consultant Sarah Chiwaya, Refinery29 Fashion News Editor Channing Hargrove and Fashion Week Online Global Digital Director Chris Lavish.
The Indiana Fashion Foundation presents Indiana Fashion Week. It serves as the “convention” of design professionals and style enthusiasts from around the state. The week provides educational, entertainment and exhibition opportunities.
The Indiana Fashion Foundation (IFF) unites fashion professionals from across Indiana. It’s part of an effort to mobilize the fashion industry in the state.