Thanks for coming to Retrorama 2013!
Friday, May 17, 2013, 8-11 p.m.
$25 ($20 MHS members).
Nothing moves as quickly as fashion, but some trends never go out of style. This year’s RetroRama is all about a reverence for the classics. Picture the perfect pair of jeans, an heirloom hand knit sweater, a gorgeous belt burnished with age, or vintage khakis. Break out your grandmother’s little black cocktail dress, or dress your man up in a great pair of rustic Carhartts to strut your stuff in the show.
Fashion shows ( 9 & 10 p.m.) DJ’d by Jake Rudh and featuring vintage clothes and work by local designers.
Cocktail demos (8:30 & 9:30 p.m.) with Nick Kosevich and Ira Koplowitz of Bittercube (making Gamle Ode Aquavit cocktails), plus 2 Gingers® Whiskey sampling with Chad Larson
Old school shaving demos with Moustache Jim and GENT Salon
Retro games by Office of Johnston
Live music from the Straight Razors
Vintage, retro and designer boutiques by Flamingo's Divine Finds, Cliché, Blacklist Vintage and Spectacle Shoppe.
Keep celebrating at the RetroRama afterparty, hosted by Amsterdam Bar & Hall
at 6 W. 6th St. in Saint Paul, featuring drink specials, music and great food. Retro events start at 10:30 p.m. and last until 2 a.m.!
This Year’s Designers:
Danielle Everine is an artist and designer with a focus in fashion. She sells her work at Cliché boutique in Minneapolis, and completed a stint on Season 9 of “Project Runway.”
Laura Fulk is an award winning multidisciplinary artist who is inspired by fashion. Her work is rooted in themes ranging from dualities within identity to women in history. The main goal in her work is to create pieces that inspire or affect the viewer. Pieces that send shivers down your spine and that are simply unforgettable.
Sarah M. Holm makes interesting, flattering clothing for the daring woman. She is inspired by many sources including mid-century silhouettes, femme-fatale attitude, modern art and architecture, and horror and science fiction films.
Max Lohrbach, a designer in Minneapolis, is know for his original, luxurious and sometimes humorous and provocative fashion creations. Specializing in well-crafted day and party clothes for men and women, his unique one of a kind garments and hats are available custom made and fit.
Kerry Riley is the owner/chief designer for Needle & Black (formerly Red Shoe Clothing Co.). The label creates classic, professionally constructed clothing and leather accessories for men and women. Needle & Black designs have been featured at such events as Diva MN and Voltage: Fashion Amplified.
Support for this program has been provided by the Marney and Conley Brooks Fund.
See photos from last year's event here!
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Looking for inspiration from the past for your outfit next week? Read up on the eras featured at this year’s event to get ideas!