Save the Date: 2017 Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection Starts September 20

Posted on August 08, 2017, 10:52 am
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Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection 2017 is September 20 through 24, and tickets for all of the fashion runway shows are on sale. The week showcases fashion from top independent local designers and trends and looks from this fall’s top runway shows. 100 percent of ticket sales to Posh Party Trend Show and The Collective Runway Show benefit local, non-profit organizations—Bellevue LifeSpring and Special Olympics Washington respectively—courtesy of The Kemper Freeman Family and The Bellevue Collection.

Devonation by Devon Yan at Independent Designer Runway Show 2016. Photo by Tiffany Bri.

“Each year we look to infuse freshness into Fashion Week with new twists on events, chic parties and opportunities for everyone to be able to enjoy the dynamic world of fashion,” says Jennifer Leavitt, vice president/marketing for The Bellevue Collection. “We are proud of the professional level of our runway shows and experiences our team curates, up to and including our all new finale show, The Collective.”

Ticketed runway shows and special events include:

The sixth annual Independent Designer Runway Show, September 21

The Independent Designer Runway Show (IDRS) is the culmination of a months-long mentorship program for seven local up-and-coming fashion designers. Each designer will present a full collection, and the winner of IDRS will receive a $5000 cash prize, a feature in print media and a display of work at Bellevue Square.

Posh Party Trend Show, September 22

Posh Party Trend Show is a stylish evening of must-have trends highlighted in the Fall 2017 Look Book, featuring fashions available at stores in The Bellevue Collection. Ticket proceeds benefit Bellevue LifeSpring.

The Collective Runway Show, September 23

The finale of Fashion Week is The Collective Runway Show, showcasing The Bellevue Collection’s premier brands from national retailers to smaller boutiques. Tickets benefit Special Olympics Washington.

In addition to the ticketed events, the Bellevue Collection will host numerous complimentary in-store events and stylish happenings throughout Fashion Week. To purchase tickets for the three runway shows and for more information, visit

Lisa Cole is the fashion and style writer for Vanguard Seattle, and her work includes covering fashion news and events, runway shows and boutiques. She has her own fashion and lifestyle blog,, and is a member of Independent Fashion Bloggers and Fashion Group International.