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Spring 2018 Showcases
2 Apr

Spring 2018 Showcases

Midwest Fashion Week Announces Holiday Heroes and International Marketplace Coalition as Charitable Partners for Spring 2018 Showcases

Region’s most prominent fashion event returns to Chicago and Indianapolison April 14 and April 20, respectively

CHICAGO (March 27, 2018) — With the spring season right around the corner, many Midwesterners are anticipating the return of the region’s most prominent fashion event, Midwest Fashion Week.
A showcase of the latest seasonal trends by some of the industry’s brightest up-and-coming designers, this series draws hundreds of influencers, local celebrities and general public, with proceeds going to a designated charitable organization. Today, the Indianapolis-based production company is releasing details regarding dates and not-for-profit partners. The schedule will be as follows:

The Midwest Fashion Week Spring 2018 season will first begin in Chicago on Saturday, April 14 with Fashion for a Cause at 7 p.m. at the W Hotel – City Center (172 West Adams Street, Chicago,Ill. 60603), hosted by international award-winning communications professional and Chicago influencer, Navy Pier’s Payal Patel. Kicking off with a cocktail hour, a runway showcase will follow with live entertainment by DJ Uzo. The charitable partner for this event is Holiday Heroes, a non-profit association that partners with hospitals, businesses, celebrities, and others to give children who are hospitalized due to a critical or chronic illness, a well-needed and deserved dose of fun through a variety of themed parties and celebrations. Early bird admission is $40,with VIP and group pricing also available online.

Midwest Fashion Week will then head east to Indianapolis for its finale show, International Market Fashion, on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Indianapolis Artsgarden ( 110 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Ind. 46204). Featuring the works of established designers, live entertainment and local fashion influencers, this event will benefit the International Marketplace Coalition, a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses, concerned citizens and community leaders who encourage economic growth and development on the Northwest side of Indianapolis. Early bird admission is $15, with VIP and group packages also available online.

More information will be released in the coming weeks and additional details can be found at For inquiries regarding sponsorship and volunteer opportunities, please e-mail

It is the mission of Midwest Fashion Week (MFW) to bring high fashion into the many aspects of Midwestern life and industry and to help those in the region who wish to pursue a career in the fashion industry. Each year, MFW puts on a number of runway shows and community events, with one major series taking place in both, spring and fall.