On the evening of April 28, 2017, the DC Fashion Foundation and DC Fashion Incubator welcomed 350 guests to our New/NEXT Fashion Showcase. Hosted at the hip and colorful Blind Whino Southwest Arts Club, this night of fashion and philanthropy featured a runway show with six designer collections, pop-up boutique shops, and premium giveaways from generous sponsors. The Showcase raised over $10,000 to support local emerging leaders in the fashion industries. 

You can read the rundown of the evening’s full festivities in our blog post “New/NEXT Fashion Showcase Recap.” But if you’d simply like to soak in exclusive videos and images from the evening – from backstage to the runway – consider this post your all-access pass to the Showcase! 



The models and crew arrive early and prepare behind-the-scenes. 









Designers, models, and socialites mingle at the pre-show reception. 







About 350 guests settle into their seats, and the Showcase begins. Models walk a winding path around the crowd, allowing guests to admire the designers’ collections from all angles. 















Remember to read all about the designers, the event, and our impact through our in-depth post: “New/NEXT Fashion Showcase Recap.” 


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