Photo By: Josie Gonzales5 Events at Fashion Week San Diego That Will Make New York and Paris Blush Jasmín Nelson October 3, 2018 Spread the loveWe Have the Inside Track on the Shindigs You Can’t Miss Written By: Jasmín Nelson Fashion Week San Diego 2018 Photos By: Lauren Pettigrew It’s the time of the year for stylin’ and profilin’, which means Fashion Week San Diego is back! FWSD18 will be here from October 12-14, so expect to celebrate fashion designers and beauty artists galore in the streets of San Diego. Come through for all the model mayhem, catwalk action and a whirlwind of VIP events where pass holders will have access to art, fashion, food, entertainment and cocktails. Need we say more? Pre-Party View this post on Instagram A post shared by FACES+ Surgery, Skin, & Laser (@faces_plus) on Aug 25, 2018 at 2:42pm PDT Where: FACES+ When: October 5 One week before the main event is the VIP Kick Off to FWSD18 from 6-9 p.m. at FACES+ in San Diego. Come chat over cocktails with like-minded fashionistas and expect great music, yummy appetizers and lovely art with your libations. Art meets design with a side of seamless socializing; it’s how we do Fashion Week. FACES+ 4510 Executive Dr, Ste 200 San Diego, CA 92121 858.453.7224 And They’re Off! Photo By: Lauren Pettigrew Where: Lux Art Institute When: October 12 Evenings at Fashion Week will start with a bang at FWSD18 Art & Beauty Behind Fashion Night at the Lux Art Institute from 6-10 p.m. FWSD partnered with Art Renewal Center and Detour Salon to bring not one, but seven contemporary art pieces from around the world just for you to enjoy! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to witness designers and beauty artist collab to (fashionably!) recreate this epic art. The combination of the two will bring on those trendy vibes. Lux Art Institute 1550 S El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 760.436.6611 Beauty Queen Photo By: Lauren Pettigrew Where: Lux Art Institute When: October 13 Come one, come all to check out Beauty on Call with Ja’maal! It’s the exclusive VIP beauty pre-runway event from 4-6 p.m. This soirée is a must, with goodies and giveaways valued at $300 or more, that include makeup, beauty products and jewelry. As if that’s not enough, the celebrity eyelash slayer himself, Ja’maal Buster, is applying lashes for 25 lucky guests. We forgive you in advance for loving your custom lashes more than you might love some people. It’s going to be lit! Lux Art Institute 1550 S El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 760.436.6611 It’s a Walkoff! Photo By: Lauren Pettigrew Where: Lux Art Institute When: October 13 Go big or go home as the main runway event for FWSD highlights all 15 of their 2018 designers. It all goes down from 6-11 p.m., so sit your fashion-frenzied bum front row to see pieces from ready-to-wear to evening gowns and everything in between. We’re sure you’ll see something to go gaga over, as there are some sweet seams for everyone. Pro tip: each designer is showcasing never-before-seen pieces so you get first dibs on their stunning collections. The designers include Acqua Azul, Agnes Bethel, Alexandria Marie, BAZA, Haus of K2, HiM Brand, HMO by Harumi Momota, Hullabelle, I Am Sublime, Irina Madan, Leili Meshki, LyCass Classic Design, Sierra Mitchell, Uqsha and VaughnBerry. Lux Art Institute 1550 S El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 760.436.6611 Closing Time Photo By: Lauren Pettigrew Where: Lux Art Institute When: October 14 On the final day of FWSD, the Trunk Show and Fashion Awards await. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., shop ‘til you drop at each designer’s trunk show, and grab all the pieces debuted on the runway the night before. Just bring your fashion-forward self and some banknotes, and they’ll have the red carpet must-haves and mimosas. And don’t miss the awards ceremony at 1 p.m. to see who made the biggest impression this year! Lux Art Institute 1550 S El Camino Real Encinitas, CA 92024 760.436.6611 For more information and/or to purchase passes, check out their website here.