Nashville Fashion Week schedule

Friday, March 28, 2014, Vol. 38, No. 13

Nashville Fashion Week includes five days of runway shows, smart panel discussions to post-show parties.

Depending on specific event, tickets range from $10 to $1,000 for a table of eight at the Fashion Forward Gala.

Highlights of the schedule include the following. But for additional information and tickets, visit

April 1

See local designs such as Black by Maria Silver at the City Showcase on opening night at Rosewall, 1120 McGavock St., 7 p.m.

April 2

Runway shows will take place at Ruby, 2411 Blakemore Avenue, at 7 p.m. featuring emerging designers followed by headliner Leona.

April 3

The Fashion Forward Gala with seated dinner and pop-up performances at OZ, 6172 Cockrill Bend Circle, will feature guest speaker Fern Mallis, creator of New York Fashion Week.

April 4

Cocktail hour will be hosted by three 5th Avenue of the Arts galleries showcasing artistic works inspired by fashion. Then, runway shows will take place outdoors along 5th Avenue including the New York-based vegan designs of Vaute Couture.

April 5

Industry panel discussions will begin at 10 a.m. running through the afternoon with topics covering technology, sustainability, social enterprise, the findings of the Nashville Fashion Industry Survey and a conversation with Johanna Stout of the Council of Fashion Designers of America.

Runway shows, including Johnathan Kayne’s designs, will take place at 7 p.m. at Marathon Music Works.