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11 fabulous fashion events for the stylish Houstonian this October

11 fabulous fashion events for the stylish Houstonian this October

Elaine Kim sportswear
California designer Elaine Kim will showcase her hip looks at Cotton Club Collection.  Photo courtesy of Elaine Kim
Jenny Packham gown
Famed designer to the stars and royals Jenny Packham will reveal her new line at Elizabeth Anthony.  Photo courtesy of Jenny Packham
Spinelli Kilcollin
Spinelli Kilcollin will be featured at Zadok Jewelers.  Photo courtesy of Spinelli Kilcollin
Elaine Kim sportswear
Jenny Packham gown
Spinelli Kilcollin

October offers a bevy of fashion events for the stylish Houstonian. Look for personal appearances from internationally renowned designers, trunk shows, and charity runway shows.

Need more retail therapy? Stop by a beloved Houston design, art, style, and home decor market. Here are your best bets for fashionable fun this month.

Tenenbaum Jewelers
Join the luxe Tenenbaum Jewelers for an exclusive exhibition of Buccellati’s vintage collection to honor its 100 years of fine jewelry, watches, and silverware. Through Saturday, October 12; 10 am - 6 pm; 4130 Westheimer Rd., Suite 100

Elizabeth Anthony
British fashion house Temperley London, known for its feminine and bohemian designs, will showcase its Fall/Holiday and Pre-Spring collections.

The luxury women’s boutique welcomes designer to the royals, Jenny Packham for an in-store runway show (Wednesday, October 16 at 7 pm) benefiting the American Heart Association. Kicking off Houston’s social season, Packham will feature her Pre-Spring/Summer 2020 collection. A special champagne reception and meet-and-greet will take place Thursday, October 17 from 2-4 pm Call to RSVP to meet Packham and view her latest designs.

Sip afternoon tea during a Q&A with Swiss designer Roberto Quaglia on October 23, 2-4 pm and shop his Spring 2020 collection during an exclusive trunk show Wednesday, October 23 - Saturday, October 26; 10 am - 5 pm. 1180 Uptown Park Blvd.

Fashion for a Cause
Chloe Dao
and BMW of West Houston partner with the Lupus Foundation of America, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter for the Fashion for a Cause. Page Parkes models will walk the runway in Dao’s latest designs while BMW of West Houston launches a 2020 series. Tickets are $100 for VIP and $50 for GA. Thursday, October 17; 6-9 pm at BMW of West Houston, 20822 Katy Fwy.

Cotton Club Collection
Elaine Kim
designs for women who “rely on ultra-versatile pieces to … take them from continent to continent, from occasion to occasion, and even season to season.” Featuring luxurious fabrications, the collection is a concise selection of travel-friendly, easy to layer, day-to-evening ready to wear. Kim favors modern urban hues and is inspired by industrial settings. Meet the designer and discover this season’s fashion essentials from her ultrachic Fall 2019 collection. Thursday, October 17 to Saturday, October 19; 10 am – 6 pm; 3941 San Felipe St.

Zadok Jewelers
The family-owned jeweler is offering a free professional piercing, courtesy of Dr. Roth, with any purchase of $250 or more on Friday, October 18; noon-1:30 pm and 4:30-6 pm. Meet designer Yves Spinelli of the luxury jewelry brand, Spinelli Kilcollin, known for its architectural pieces and galaxy rings. (Friday, October 18 from10 am – 6 pm). Discover the latest lines and styles from Nouvel Heritage, Zoe Chicco, and Sethi Couture, Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19 from 10 am – 6 pm. 1749 Post Oak Blvd.

Houston-based jewelry designer Mirta Tummino will be in-store with her new collection of stylish and elegant handmade jewelry on Friday, October 18 from 10 am - 6 pm.  Celebrate Hemline CityCentre’s second anniversary with in-store giveaways and more on Saturday, October 19 from 10 am - 8 pm. 796 Town and Country Blvd., Suite 114

Kick Pleat
A nod to bridge architecture and zipline harnesses, NYC-based jeweler Marla Aaron’s looks recently graced the runway at the Roland Mouret Spring/Summer 2020 show. Shop her new collection and learn about the collaboration when she makes a stop in Houston. Saturday, October 19; 10 am - 6 pm at 2565 Kirby Dr.

Sip and Shop
Located on The Woodlands Waterway, Boardwalk at Town Center, a luxury apartment community, is hosting a sip and shop benefiting Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA), a non-profit organization providing education for women to prevent and survive breast cancer. Participating retailers include Kendra Scott, Switch2Pure, Hemline, French Cuff Boutique, and more. Friday, October 25; 4-7 pm at the Boardwalk at Town Center — Clubroom, 2203 Riva Row, The Woodlands

DASH Market
More than 80 vendors come together for Houston’s leading destination shopping experience. The biannual home décor and gift market feature a curated selection of gifts ideal for everyone on your list, holiday or year-round; on-trend jewelry and accessories; men’s apparel, and handcrafted cocktail drink mixers.

October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog month, and this year, DASH is partnering with Camo Animal Rescue, a nonprofit dedicated to saving dogs from euthanasia. On-site adoptions will be available to pre-qualified animal lovers.

Get a first look at the Preview Party on Thursday, October 24 from 6-9 pm. Tickets are $35 each with repeat admission Friday-Sunday. One-day admission tickets are available for $10; Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27; 10 am – 5 pm at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St.