8.30.2011

Rock the Casbah: a North Loop Fashion Show.

Last night's Rock the Casbah Fashion Show represented upcoming fall trends, as well as the funkiest shopping district Austin has to offer: North Loop!

Not to be outdone by the recent shows from Austin Fashion Week, locally-owned shops Splendor, Green House, Forbidden Fruit, Ermine Vintage, Blue Velvet, and (my favorite Austin boutique) Blackbird Clothes & Curios all came out to parade their latest looks at Phara's outdoor patio.

Overall, the show was a real treat for a Monday night, and I enjoyed everything from the atmosphere to the free casbah cosmos, which were concocted with Cinco Vodka and made by Blackbird Clothes & Curios' Stacey and Eunice.

Because I took so many photos, I am splitting the entirety of the event into two posts. I hope y'all enjoy the photos I took; the looks are in (an almost complete) order, by boutique.

Splendor:I would sport a cape.
Greenhouse:Staria, with her younger sister.
Her hair reminds me of Stormy, the frenemy of 1980s cartoon Rainbow Brite.
Forbidden Fruit:
Corsets always have such a sexy attitude.
Ermine Vintage:
Somewhere between singer Adele and a 1940s pin-up girl.
Blue Velvet:
At first, I thought this monochromatic jumpsuit was a dress!
This gold, sheer dress was easily my favorite look of the evening!
Blackbird Clothes & Curios:Her bob reminds me of Irene Castle, the early 20th-century ballroom dancer.
This look had Roaring 20s glam all over it!
Sporting the one-suspender look like a true hipster would.
Later this week, I will post individual style photos from the show!

18 comments:

  1. oh wow! This looks like a lot of fun... and SO totally Austin!

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  2. Amazing styles, and looks like a great event!

    xo
    Rachel

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  3. Looks like so much fun :) I enjoy seeing all the different sizes of people, the kids are darling and I love the blue hair :)) xx

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  4. Wow, most of them are so amazing! Love it!

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  5. What a fabulous event! I wouldn't mind sporting a cape either! :)

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  6. how cool! i wanna go to one of these!

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  7. Loving that cape and that girl's dyed hair. So cool! :)SarahD

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  8. I really should have flown here and crashed this. It looks super fun!!!! I think I would have fit in well.

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  9. totally love the first look!!

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  10. Really fun looks!
    I need a cape ;)

    xoxox,
    CC

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  11. Awesome mix of styles! Looks like A LOT of fun! Hope you had a blast! xo style, she wrote

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  12. I have never attended a fashion show - would love to .... and enjoyed your sharing of the show and many of the designs.

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  13. Agh I'm so jelly! These all look awesome!

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  14. thanks for your comment, sorry I'm so behind on getting back to you! I've always wanted to go to a fashion show, looks like fun! my favorite is the cape ;)


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  15. what a fabulous fashion show! loving all the corsets!

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