On Oct. 11, Detroit Garment Group held its annual one-day conference, FashionSpeak at the One Woodward building in Detroit. Attendees enjoyed continental breakfast and lunch, fashion-focused workshops, and more. Panel speakers and special guests included costume designer, Phoenix Mellow, Chair of the Fashion Accessories Design Department at College of Creative Studies, Aki Choklat, and principal designer at Detroit Vs. Everybody, Tommey Walker Jr.
On Aug. 16, the Detroit Institute of Arts auxiliary Founders Junior Council and Neiman Marcus held its annual Fash Bash fundraising event at the DIA in Detroit. Attendees had a first look at the season's hottest fashions, enjoyed a cocktail reception, and continued festivities at the Lincoln Motor Company Afterglow. Proceeds from the fashion-forward social event benefited the Detroit Institute of Arts.