In addition to the lineup for Fashion Week MN, several other fashion events are on the roster for this spring:
April 19: A night of fashion, food and philanthropy, Girls, Glamour & Giving, sponsored by Schuler Shoes, raises funds for struggling local families through Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners. The night features a fashion show with the latest spring looks, shopping, hors d’oeuvres, a sit-down dinner and prizes. 6-9:30 p.m.; International Market Square: 275 Market St., Minneapolis. Tickets starting at $90 general admission; iocp.ejoinme.org/GGG
April 20: Bonobos, the e-commerce menswear brand with a showroom in the North Loop, will launch its 2018 spring collection with a fashion presentation and soiree with food and music. The fashion event also marks the grand opening of Prime 6 restaurant and bar in downtown Minneapolis. The Bonobos event kicks off the North Loop Spring Crawl. 7-10 p.m.; Prime 6, 609 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis. Free and open to the public; an RSVP is required to attend; eventbrite.com/e/spring-fashion-preview-tickets-44894471573.
April 27: Always stylish, artsy, original and unconventional, Black Hearts Ball gets ready to celebrate its fifth anniversary with a black carpet, gallery-style installation by local designer Ivan Idlan and fashion presentation with live opera in the backdrop. The black-and-white-attire affair will spotlight 12 local designers, concluding with a piece from local designer and “Project Runway” Season 16 contestant Samantha Rei. The event, directed and produced by designers TIM + THOM, is open to audiences ages 16 and older (under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). 7-11 p.m., ARIA Minneapolis, 105 First St. N., Minneapolis; tickets start at the early-bird price of $35, with incremental increases closer to the event; blackheartsball.com.
May 20: Joy Teiken’s shows have become famous not only for the fashion designer’s jaw-dropping creations, but also for transporting you to another place. And Teiken’s upcoming fashion presentation — inspired by space, the solar system and weightlessness — is looking to be out of this world. Models will appear in an intimate gallery setting for the designer’s 2018 collection unveiling. First showing 6:30-8 p.m.; second showing 8:30-10 p.m.; Lightbox Studio, 2600 E. 26th St., Minneapolis; tickets $20; joynoelle.com/2018-collection