Sept. 29: Emerging Trends Runway Show by Synergy Events
A show featuring designers from the US, Canada, Poland, and the UK. Emerging Trends acts as a showcase for new faces of the fashion industry to the Boston market. This year’s designers include Yeashin Kim, Bitru Fariel, and Jennifer Rothwell. Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St., $25, boston.theemerging trends.com, 617-752-1945.
Sept. 27: Bond Model Quest 2012
Think of it as Boston’s next top model. Nine models from Maggie, Inc., Dynasty, and the Model Club, Inc compete in front of a panel of judges to become the next face of Bond Restaurant. There is no cover charge, and the show starts at 7 p.m. The Langham, 250 Franklin St., 617-956-8765 or www.bondboston.com.
Sept. 28: Fashion Week Kickoff Party
Woodward at the Ames hotel kicks off Boston Fashion Week with a fashion show featuring models from Maggie Inc., and a final showing of the art project “Before I Die.” The party is free and runs from 9 p.m. until midnight. 1 Court St., 617-979-8200.
Sept. 27 and 28, Oct. 1—5: Fashion trucks at City Hall Plaza
The city hosts fashion trucks at City Hall Plaza including the Fashion Truck, Lola’s Urban Vintage, ARTichoke, The Brkfst Clb, Sneakerbox, and the Boston Sports Apparel Company. The trucks are on the plaza from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 1 City Hall Square.
September 27—Oct. 6: Complimentary Boston Fashion Week fitness classes at Equinox
Members-only clases are being opened up to fashion mavens who want to get in shape for Fashion Week. The free classes, which include yoga, pilates, dance, and cycling are available at Equinox’s Dartmouth and Franklin Street locations. Registration is necessary for this classes. For more information and register, contact Victor Meservey (Victor.Meservey@equinox.com) at the Dartmouth St. club and Jennifer Birkett (Jennifer.Birkett@equinox.com) at the Franklin Street location.
Oct. 3, Undressed: Fashion Burlesque
After focusing on clothes all week, the Beehive is showing how to take them off. New York City burlesque performers Calamity Chang, also known as “The Asian Sexsation,” will be joined by the tango and flamenco inspired dancer Medianoche and pin-up queen Bettina May. The show starts at 8 p.m. and there is no cover charge. To make reservations for dinner and the show, 617-423-0069, 541 Tremont St., www.beehiveboston.com.