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In August of 2010, Austin will be treated to the 2nd annual Austin Fashion week.  From August 14-21, a flurry of events hosted locally will showcase the creativity and talent of  people accross a number of disciplines that are centered in Fashion here in Austin.

July 2009 saw the first Fashion Week, created by Launch 787, a large-scale event concept and production company.

Fashion Photographers, Models, Designers, Makeup Artists, Hair Stylists, Retailers,  and Salons & Spas will all will be participating in competitions, Fashion Shows, cocktail parties, creative offerings, trunk shows and more, totaling in some 120 events across the city over the course of 7 days.

Kickoff event – August 14th @6pm. This marks the beginning of Fashion Week at the Bright Lights Idea City event at GSD&M. This event benefits Austin Involved & Dress for Success.

Collections by Robert Stock for Robert Graham, & Twelfth Street Cynthia Vincent will be showcased on what is billed as Austin’s longest runway, with an appearance  by musical guest Tiffany.

August 15-20, is Fashion Week with a focus on different neighborhoods and their style standard

Sunday, 8/15:              Midtown/Campus Presented By Westbank Dry Cleaning

Monday, 8/16:             Downtown Presented by The Driskill Hotel

Tuesday, 8/17:            North Austin Presented by Time Warner Cable

Wednesday, 8/18:      South Austin Presented by Dos Equis

Thursday, 8/19:         2ND Street District

Friday, 8/20:              Domain Presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Saturday August 21: Austin Fashion Awards at the Dell Hall at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, and after party.

Also, check out on August 2nd, for a full schedule of events and to download the free iPhone app.