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.
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  • Where everywhere dress by Filly.