On the heels of their acclaimed inaugural year, producers Miz Chris of fiveTEN Oakland Events and Fallon Davis of This Is Butch, Inc., are teaming up again to host the second annual Queer Fashion Week (QFW) in Oakland California. The highly anticipated week-long event runs from September 28th to October 2nd will be held Venue event center in Oakland.
This year’s QFW integrates some of the most innovative concepts from mainstream creative events – the fashion show elements of New York Fashion Week, the conferences of South by Southwest, the vendor booths of Liberty Fairs, and the parties of all three – but focuses specifically on the contributions of the LGBTQ community. The fashion shows will feature over 32 designers and 150 models and are part of an impressive lineup of events, including:
Thursday Designers: Kirrin Finch, Unbound Estillo, Re/Dress, Size Queen Clothing, Dapper Boi, Ricee’s Pieces Designs, Sambi Fashions, Show and Tell, Concept Shop Strapping Fit, Feelmore Adult Gallery
Friday Designers: Glamour Coated Melons, Nik Kacy, T. Christal Designs, Patty Wack Vintage
Spotlight Runway: DRAG EXCELLENCE A Collection by Mr. David
Extreme Hair & Makeup shows includes Black Girl Magic, Cosmic Royalty, Beautiful Nightmare, and Wearable Art
Saturday Designers: Cocky Creations, Hella Bay Clothing, Rebel Gang Threadz, TomboyX, Apaulo Hart Leather, Dazey Larue Designs, Jean-Eric, Le Belle Moi Fashion, Medium Reality, Rebirth Garments, Rocket Ready Designs, Shades Company, Sharpe Suiting, THÚY Custom Clothier, Chiq and Unique, Lady Lovers, Melesaine, Stuzo Clothing
OFFICIAL Welcome Party: Social Activist, OFFICIAL Friday Party: SLAY, OFFICIAL Saturday Party: Swagger Like Us w/Juliana Huxtable
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*Note: Queer Fashion Week is not a dapperQ event. This monumental event is brought to you by Miz Chris of fiveTEN Oakland Events and Fallon Davis of This Is Butch, Inc. All QFW inquiries should be directed here.