Did you know San Antonio has our very own Fashion Week?! If not, better get on the move and head out to your favorite shows! This week-long schedule of events was launched to showcase the Alamo city’s brightest and most talented designers and brand houses by displaying their latest collections in a runway show or fashion exhibition. Here is a full schedule of events. If you make it out be sure to look for me! (Now I just have to figure out what I’m going to wear!) 5:30PM-7:30PM: ELAINE TURNER FALL FASHION LAUNCH PARTY | Premier carrier of luxury shoes and handbags, Elaine Turner, and destination boutique, Meadow, of Olmos Park host an exciting Fall fashion launch with fabulous fashion presentations, lite-bites and cocktails! Proceeds from purchase of merchandise will benefit The Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas. Venue: Elaine Turner | 5922 Broadway, San Antonio TX 78209 FREE ADMISSION FASHIONABLE ATTIRE REQUESTED For more information, contact Elaine Turner at (210) 829-0052 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. ____________________ 6:30PM-9:00PM: ILLUMINATE Designer Showcase | Fashion. Art. Cocktails. Star fashion and graphic design students from the International Academy of Design & Technology showcase an artistic array of unique fashion and art presentations. Meet the Alamo City’s rising fashion design talent and experience their collective fashion exhibitions. Venue: Crowne Plaza San Antonio Riverwalk | 111 E. Pecan Street, San Antonio TX 78205 FREE ADMISSION COCKTAIL ATTIRE ONLY For more information, contact the International Academy of Design Technology at (210) 507-5885. 10:00AM-9:00PM: LAURA MERCIER MEGA EVENT | Laura Mercier cosmetic line will have make up artist’s available to show you the new 2013 Spring colors and skincare products. By appointment only, please call (210) 839-5364. Venue: Saks Fifth Avenue North Star Mall (Beauty on One) | 7400 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216 FREE ADMISSION | STORE EVENT For more information, contact Swarovski at (210) 839-5364. ____________________ 10:00AM: SWAROVSKI JUBILATION EVENT | Join us as the Silver Jubilee of the Swarovski Crystal Society comes to a close. Enjoy exclusive SCS gifts with qualifying purchases. Last chance to purchase the 2012 Event Piece Baby Seal! Venue: Swarovski Store North Star Mall | 7400 San Pedro Ave, San Antonio, TX 78216 FREE ADMISSION | STORE EVENT For more information, contact Swarovski at (210) 340-6627. ____________________ 11:00AM-6:00PM: CHANEL ROUGE ALLURE EVENT | Join us at the CHANEL counter to “Click with Red” and find your perfect lipstick shade for the season from our new Rouge collection and complimentary make-up consultation with a CHANEL artist. Please call the CHANEL counter to reserve your appointment. Venue: NORDSTROM The Shops at La Cantera | 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256 FREE ADMISSION | STORE EVENT For more information, contact NORDSTROM at (210) 332.1900. ____________________ 7:00PM-10:00PM: PARTY FOR THE CURE | Join the stylish crowd for a “so fabb” fashion party with the San Antonio Fashion and Beauty Bloggers (SAFABB) and the beautiful models from Agency Red Wall. Exciting gift giveaways, cocktails, and lite-bites amidst some of the most stylish fashion you can get your hands on! This event is in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Venue: Bevello at Quarry Village | 330 E Basse Rd Ste 110, San Antonio, TX 78209 FREE ADMISSION FASHIONABLE ATTIRE REQUESTED For more information, contact Bevello at (210) 334.0320 or email at email@example.com. 10:00AM-2:00PM: IADT FASHION CAREER DAY | Seeking a career in the fashion industry? Learn about the opportunities available to you, tour our state-of-the-art facility and meet leading local industry professionals as they share their experiences and insight. Venue: International Academy of Design & Technology | 4511 Horizon Hill Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78229 FREE ADMISSION For more information, contact the International Academy of Design Technology at (210) 507-5885. ____________________ 11:30AM-5:30PM: CLE DE PEAU BEAUTE FACIAL EXPERIENCE | Experience a rejuvenating facial featuring Intensive Eye Contour Cream, which targets the signs of aging. Reservations are limited; call 210.558.8000 ext 2122. Venue: Neiman Marcus The Shops at La Cantera (Cosmetics Level One) | 15900 La Cantera Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78256 FREE ADMISSION | STORE EVENT For more information, contact Neiman Marcus at (210) 558.8000 ext 2122. ____________________ 7:00PM-9:00PM: FASHION WEEK WRAP-UP PARTY & FASHION FORUM | As Fashion Week San Antonio’s end approaches with only 2 days remaining, wear your most fashionable fall wrap and join the talented Fashion Marketing and Design program from the Art Institute of San Antonio for a “Fashion Week in Review” party. Recap highlights from the week and mingle with SA fashion media and industry professionals. A gourmet menu prepared courtesy of the Art Institute of San Antonio’s International Culinary School. Venue: RED Restaurant @ Art Institute of San Antonio | 10000 IH-10 W, San Antonio, TX 78230 FREE ADMISSION For more information, contact the Art Institute of San Antonio at (210) 338-7320. 5:00PM: ACCENTUATE HAIR & COSMETICS SHOW | Bring out the best in your look and experience the Paul Mitchell culture as future professionals from the Paul Mitchell School showcase luxe looks in the several genres of Classic Glamour, Avant Garde, Mod, and Retro. Live demonstrations, platform performances, select public makeovers, and gift giveaways! Venue: Paul Mitchell The School | 5590 Summit Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78228 $15 General Admission | Advance Purchase Tickets available at Paul Mitchell Location FASHIONABLE ATTIRE REQUESTED For more information, contact Paul Mitchell The School at (210) 523-8333. This is my sTORI being written as you read. – Love, Mommy Tori One Response Tammy 10/23/2012 I’d love to be in San Antonio so I could go! I love Christian Siriano! 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