Already a creative incubator for musicians and filmmakers, Sarasota is finally taking a crack at becoming a city recognized for another artistic empire: fashion design. With new clothing boutiques popping up in the downtown core and the addition of SRQ Fashion Week, city merchants have a unique opportunity to support local talent by purchasing ready-to-wear lines created within the city limits. Presently, however, little to no support is available. Local designers have limited choices regarding where to sell their creations, leading many to move their studios to prominent cities where [...]Read more ›
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The infamous “Bathroom Girl” is back for a preview of your to-do list this weekend … but which bathroom in Sarasota is this? We’ll take your best guesses—have fun with it, and have a fabulous weekend, Sarasota. See you out there! – Something catch your fancy? Here are links to Kirsten’s mentionables: – SRQ Fashion Week Model Search https://www.facebook.com/SRQFashion – Westfield Mall www.westfield.com/sarasota – Show at the Rusty Hook: Dune Train/(the) Umbrella Cult/Bard & Moustache https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rusty-Hook-Tavern/133914480012235?ref=ts https://www.facebook.com/events/202888319811057/ – 9th Annual Downtown Sarasota Craft Fair www.artfestival.com – Kevin Nealon at McCurdy’s [...]Read more ›
Photography by Arielle Scherr. Grimacing, hobbling and snarling are not techniques traditionally employed by fashion models hoping to garner praise on the runway, but at the second annual Gore Fest Beach Party—a zombie fashion show that took place on Saturday, May 5, in the Garment District of Sarasota—they may have been considered essential maneuvers by those hoping to be crowned undead catwalk royalty. Clearly, this was not a typical fashion show. Models arrived at the warehouse around 3 p.m. for a lengthy makeup application process and a number of practice [...]Read more ›