Envision: Artopia, one of the biggest shows of each local fashion week every spring and fall, has just been announced. The City Pages- and Ignite Models-produced show has always signed on to be a part of MNfashion Week, and Ignite co-owner Jessica Cunningham tells me that it will re-up again this year.
The show has been announced for Saturday, April 9 from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Graves 601 Hotel. Returning designers include Amanda Christine, Arwyn Birch, Dawson, Jenny Carle, K.Jurek, Niki Couture, Russell Bourrienne, Syd and YQY by Vivian with new designer Cece Vang joining the ranks, as well as returning boutiques Cliche, Drama, Karma, Local Motion and OPM. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and $50 for VIP runway seating. For full schedule and to purchase advance tickets, visit www.envisionmpls.com.
Photography: Peter Hunner
Model: Aja (Ignite Models)
Styling: Hollie Mae of HMStyling
Hair/MUA: Kate Erickson
Graphic Design: Tanya Watkins