Archive / June, 2014

Red Carpet Ready

Jewelry won’t be the only thing sparkling at Red Carpet Ready at Borsheims . Cocktails and fashion shine in this girls’ night out  – a primer for  Omaha Fashion Week.   Wondering what to wear to OFW? Nervous about walking the Red Carpet? Get Red Carpet Ready July 17 against a glittering backdrop at Borsheims. […]

Trendevous – A Fashion & Beauty Event

  Plan to be at Younkers at the Westroads on Sept. 20 for Trendevous, a runway showcase of fashion & beauty trends for Fall-Winter 2014. The FIG Street Team will be on hand. Come say hello and join one of Omaha’s newest nonprofit guilds! As a FIG member, you have an exciting opportunity to interact […]

FIM Designer Workshop Weekend

The Fashion Institute Midwest recently hosted a free Interactive Designer Workshop Weekend packed with advice and tips from a Who’s Who of industry experts and community leaders. Just look at the dizzying programming (provided, in part, by funds raised by the Fashion Institute Guild): Pattern Grading with Isabelle Lott. This is a two part workshop […]

The Grants Keep Coming!

FIM awards 4 more grants to aspiring designers Omaha Ne, May 15, 2014. The Fashion Institute Midwest (FIM) in May awarded grants for special projects to four emerging designers. Kate Walz of Omaha and Whitney Rorah of Ames, Iowa, received grants for supplies, fabric and registration for the 2014 Nebraska Aids Project Fashion Show held […]