Events during Boston Fashion Week

By Maria Amodio, News Correspondent

Celebrate Boston Fashion Week in style. The city will be hosting an array of events including live fashion shows, art exhibits, parties and movie screenings, tickets for many of which cost $5 or less. For more information and a full list of events, go to’

Friday, Sept. 25

Hit up the After Work Fashion Trail Kickoff Party at The Beehive at 541 Tremont St. for inspired cocktails, free hors d’oeuvres and sponsor giveaways from local shops Stil, Misstropolis and Get Sugar. The party goes from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; ages 21+. No cover charge; cash bar; RSVP to’

Saturday, Sept. 26

Interested in a career in fashion? Get advice from a panel of experts including Boston Fashion Week founder and executive director Jay Caldrin. The Fashion Prep talk will be held at the Copley Branch of Boston Public Library at 700 Boylston St. at 2 p.m. Admission is free; space is limited.’

Sunday, Sept. 27

Witness the transformative powers of innovation as emerging designers re-interpret classic looks like the little black dress. The live runway show, ‘Fashion Evolution: ‘ Forever’ is the final installment of a three-part series. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse off Northern Avenue. Admission is $25, tickets are available at the door or online at’

Monday, Sept. 28

The Boston Public Library will be showing the fashion documentary ‘Unzipped’ as part of its Boston Fashion Week Film Series. The film follows fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi through preparations for his 1995 fall runway show. The film starts at 6 p.m., admission is free.’

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Check out the city’s next big designers at ‘The Launch,’ where the fashions of five emerging designers selected by Fashion Group International of Boston will be showcased along with live music and refreshments. The event is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Macy’s Downtown Crossing at 426 Washington St. Admission is free but an RSVP is required to’

Thursday, Oct. 1

Fashionably Late is a runway event and party held every Thursday at the trendy Liberty Hotel. Featured designers have included Cynthia Rowley, Betsey Johnson and Jimmy Choo. This week Michael De Paulo will be presenting his couture evening collection, hosted by Tonya Mezrich of Styleboston on NECN. The event starts at 10 p.m. in the hotel bar, Clink, so it’s 21 and up. Admission is free, RSVP to’

Friday, Oct. 2

Attend the opening of the Off The Wall: ‘ Fashion in Black and White exhibit at the Griffin Museum at Digital Imaging. The exhibit features 12 New England-based photographers capturing fashion in classic black and white images. The opening starts at 6 p.m. on Friday and the exhibit runs from Sept. 14 through Nov. 1. Admission is usually $5, but Thursdays are free. For more information visit

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