I'm going to ignore the fact that I just saw a prediction for RAIN on my goddamn weather app and concentrate on suuuper siZZZZZZling summmmer thoughts. Such as: two upcoming local fashion shows that are really heating up what can otherwise be a sleepy season on the runway front. Alley 33 and Fade to Light are book-ending the month of August with hefty showcases of the apparel being designed and produced in the city, and as Cassie Ridgeway of Mag-Big/Alley 33 explains, "We did a lot of soul-searching about viability of businesses in our city. I really believe the collections presented by these designers showcase a broad spectrum of talent that is committed to the people." That's you, by the way. Click over to MOD for the full rundown of who's showing where.
- Where everywhere dress by Filly.