With this week’s holiday on the mind, it might be easy to overlook Omaha’s biggest fashion event of the year, which is a little less than two months away. Omaha Fashion Week’s fall 2012 shows will take place from August 20-25, 2012. 

Following a much buzzed about week of spring shows, OFW will continue to produce shows at their new space, KANEKO –a self-described, “blank canvas” and “open space for open minds”. Saturday’s finale show will take place outdoors between 9th & 11th on Jones Street.

Tickets for OFW are on sale now, and run from $20 to $65 for reserved seating.  VIP tables are available at Saturday’s finale show for $1000, which seat 10 people and include two valet parking passes, admission to the Grey-Goose VIP pre-party and a VIP gift bags. Doors open at 6 p.m. for all shows, with shows beginning promptly at 8 p.m. KANEKO is located at 1111 Jones Street in Omaha’s Old Market District. Visit omahafashionweek.com to purchase tickets and for complete show and designer information.

OFW Show Schedule:

8/20, Children’s Wear. Featuring Aubrey Sookram for Markoos Modern Design, Hollie Hanash for Ruffled Runway, Jea Theis for Jake & Lucy, Rebecca Robbins for Fit for a Princess, Susan Ludlow and Yolanda Diaz for Little Miss Fashion.

8/21, Avant Garde. Featuring Angela Balderston for Get Plastered, Audio Helkuik, Dan Richters, Ellene McClay for FORTRESS, Joi Katskee for Joi Joison, Mai Do, Terri Jen Buckner for Nuevintage Apparel & Accessories, Tiffany Headley for Donna Faye.

8/22, Bridal & Swimwear. Featuring Chad Carr for Leggoons, Erin Thomas for Toxic Sadie, Jessica Hansen for Jessica Alyse, Kendra Morgan, Michaela Cawley for KKini, Sabrina Jones

8/23, Evening Wear. Featuring Bertiher De La Cruz, Buf Reynolds, Fella Vaughn for Fella, Juantiesha Christian for SuShe by J. Tracy, Kate Walz for Just Because, Lameesha Stuckey for Stylishly Chic, Leah Casper for Casper Couture, Maximillian Suiter for Max Millian, Williams Torres for WILL STYLE

8/24, Day Wear. Audra McAvaddy for Coriander, Eliana Smith, Kaitlyn Fitzgerald for KAIT Blu, Masey Rost, JLynn Hausmann for JHaus, Shamina Wiek for Pastel GROOVE House

8/25, Best of the Week. Designers for Saturday’s finale show will feature the OFW team’s favorite looks of the week. 

Sarah Lorsung Tvrdik is a stylist, costumier, wife and freelance writer based in Omaha, Nebraska. Her style blog can be found at fashflood.com.

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