Designer Deedee Vicory creates looks that pull from the strength of the women she has had in her life. Her designer label, D'Lola Couture, offers individuality through unique design and will leave any woman knowing that only a handful of people in the world may have a dress that looks like hers. Deedee Vicory's bridal and formal gowns pull from both vintage inspiration and contemporary design.
Brandi Shigley is an entrepreneur, dreamer and doer. After semi-retiring from designing handbags to help other dreamers become doers, she has been re-inspired to start making bags again. When she's not making bags, you can find her teaching her workshop "Do What You Love. Love What You Do.", consulting small businesses and playing music.
Mona Lucero believes that what you wears conveys who you are, what you're thinking and feeling, what walk of life you're from, and your general attitude toward life. She believes that her job as a designer is to provide beautifully made clothes and expert advice to help you look great, play with fashion and express who you are through your own unique style. You can find Mona's designs online at MonaLucero.com.
Founded in 2007 by Vanessa Barcus, Goldyn began as a fully online boutique, offering a well-edited mix of iconic brands as well as progressive, emerging designers to those located outside of NYC and LA. Goldyn opened its first brick and mortar store in May 2011 in the Olinger Building in the popular LoHi neighborhood of Denver.
Akomplice is currently sold in 18 countries, and carried in over 200 stores across the globe and have created an industry indispensable with Akomplice through thought provoking graphics and calculated material choices that gain sophistication with each season. Akomplice has maintained the ethos of "evolution through innovation" which is apparent within each collaboration and garment produced. Akomplice boasts collaborations with iconic figures and media outlets including the Wu-Tang Clan, Doom, Sneaker Freaker, Frank 151, and Vernon Davis.
"Equillibrium is a female-rider, LEED AP owned, designed, and operated business. Our standards for quality, ethics, and detail have been ahead of the times since Equillibrium's conception in 1998. Est. in 2000 and based in Denver, CO, Equillibrium is a slow-fashion lifestyle brand. We specialize in apparel, handbags, and accessories. Equillibrium's focus is on quality not quantity. 'From the CORE, for the CORE... LIVE IT, WEAR IT!'"
True Love Shoes & Accessories
True Love Shoes & Accessories carries a great selection of shoes, boots, jewelry, handbags, hosiery, sunglasses, hats, scarves and other fun accessories. At True Love we focus on offering you the most current trends affordably. Shoes are always priced $38 or less, boots are $58 or less. Whether you're a flats kind of gal, love a 6 inch heel or if something in the middle makes you smile, True Love has got you covered. True Love has also become known for its truly unique selection of jewelry, offering a great selection of the charmingly whimsical alongside sleek modern pieces. True Love has the perfect details to complete your look or find a special gift. If you carry a clutch or "the bigger, the better" is your motto, True Love has got your handbag!
Common Era was opened at the beginning the 21st century by owner Debra Mazur. Debra has enjoyed the ever changing excitement of fashion. Being able to share this passion with women of all ages and witness their transformation makes fashion an irresistible medium. Debra has created an environment that caters to those 'in the know' as well as the women who took a departure from fashion and may need help making sense of it again. By carrying small brands with big style and even smaller price tags, the Common Era customer can look powerful, unique and beautiful.
Design & Merchandising
Fashion design students from the Department of Design and Merchandising at Colorado State University draped original designs from recycled military parachutes to create an avant-garde collection of inventive garments for the runway. The Department of Design and Merchandising has partnered with AspenPointe, a mental healthcare services provider in Colorado Springs, to create innovative apparel and products that may be used in entrepreneurial opportunities for military veterans who seek self-employment.