Austin Fashion Week 2010 Preview

Fashionistas from Austin, did you have a great time last night at the Austin Fashion Week 2010 Kick-Off? If you ask me, it’s a whopping YES YES YES!!! August 14, 2010 marked the start of Austin Fashion Week. I had so much fun… met some local designers, boutique owners and a blogger too. Weee! Now I can’t wait for the next events to come! There were overflowing free food and booze and that darn Champagne got me tipsy before the start of the event! Haha. Before I share with you the Red Carpet photos, the fashion show, Tiffany’s (80s pop star) performance and the rest, I’ll share with you photos of the event… the venue, the food, the people, the works!!! Just check it out below. Sorry for the ton of photos!

Outside the Event held at GSD&M Idea City

I know I should have worn a dress or skirt but I had a scratch from Louis’ nails while we were playing… no biggie though. It’ll be gone before the Austin Fashion Week Awards Show. πŸ™‚ Now his nails have already been cut. LOL!

The AFW Models with the team behind Austin Fashion Week – Launch 787 Team

Silent Auction to benefit Austin Involved and Dress For Success

With the AFW Models

This is before the event… people were either inside the building (because it was such a hot day) or at the food and drinks area…

MFJ with her Laetitia Champagne – crisp and sweet I wouldn’t know it’s a bit strong until I felt light-headed after 1 glass! LOL!

The new Lotus Evora

Some of the food from Delish (yummy cupcakes – watch their Cupcake Wars audition on YouTube), ton of popcorn varieties from Cornucopia (loving the Longhorn mix – I’m actually munching on them now), and various delicious sushi/maki rolls from How Do You Roll!

More food from Cru, Mama Fu’s Asian House (delicious lettuce wraps with minced chicken, egg rolls, snap peas and more), Frank, My Fit Foods (super tasty rice meal for DIETERS – tasty but fit foods), Imperia, Tart Yogurt (had to get those of course, lol).

Look at that back-baring dress with a nice tattoo – fierce!

Delicious Asian food from Mama Fu’s!

Now for some booze! LOL!

I drank a lot… I think… tried Tito’s Vodka Sweet O’s, Vanilla Ice, Catwalk Margarita, Mango Tango (?), Cruz Tequila, Paula’s Texas Spirits…

Grabbing Tart Yogurt with Shalena White (jewelry designer)

I look awful… haha! Sweaty and all…

The host of the night, CW Austin Star Kendall Beard

Some stylish men!

Bentley beside overflowing drinks from Sweet Leaf, Smart water and more alcoholic drinks!

With Art & Jewelry designer Shalena White – her neckpiece is a show stopper! The back part is just like the front part! And it took her almost a year to finish it! Whew! Well, hard work pays off! I love it!

Ladies all dressed up. Should have taken a side picture of that lovely red flower on her hair!

Knockout beauty… love her overall look!

Dawn Smith, owner of Boudoir Queen

She is rockin’ that purple hair.. pardon the flash, it wasn’t set up properly!

Gorgeous ladies with their gorgeous necklaces and outfits!

MFJ… feeling! LOL!

Tiffany, 80s Pop Star sings her 80s hits and some from her latest albums…

Break time! Time to get another drink! LOL!

Now, I’m looking wasted LOL!

Weeee!!! I met Louise Black from Project Runway Season 6!

See below…

Some late-night desserts from Delish…

And munching food from My Fit Foods and drinking Sweet Leaf Tea

While waiting for the Fashion Show to start…

MFJ…

DJ Manny in the house!

With fellow blogger Grechen of Grechen’s Closet, New to ATX among a ton of others! Follow her blogs!

My seat at the AFW! Austin Fashion Week rocks! πŸ™‚

The people dancing after the show…

Inside GSD&M Idea City building

The entries by local Austin designers and artists

With one of the models! I look harassed!

And of course, my photog! lol! You know I had to argue with him again with his settings after this! LOL! I told him to do some research and study! Hahaha! Love you hun! mwah! πŸ™‚

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