Martha’s Vineyard Fashion Week, a celebration of fun and fashion culminates on Saturday night with the Designer’s Collection, a red carpet event, at Dreamland above The Chowder Co. in Oak Bluffs.
The event, which includes a runway show, will feature fashions from a variety Island designers and boutiques.
Fashion week festivities, all fund-raising events for Angel Flight Northeast, have included fashion shows, beauty seminars and themed nights at bars and restaurants around the island.
On Wednesday night at the Sand Bar and Grill in Oak Bluffs fall looks were shown from the Green Room, Citrine, B*TRU, Vineyard Vines, Karen Russillo, Ashley Chase of Ulu Swimwear and Noava Knight.
Feathers in hair, plaid dresses and tall boots took center stage as models walked the boardwalk.
“There’s a lot of beauty in the house, and even more beauty backstage,” fashion week organizer Richard Skidmore announced before the show. “You’re in the beauty spot of Martha’s Vineyard.”
Among those whose designs will be shown Saturday night is Vineyard designer Chrysal Parrot, who experienced the thrill this week of seeing one of her fashions onstage at the Emmy Awards. Other designers who will show on Saturday include Karen Russillo, Marlene DiStefano, Randi Sylvia and Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School graduates Rose Maidoff and Chelsea Phaneuff.
Doors open for the Designer’s Collection on Saturday at 7 p.m. the show begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for premium seating and are available at ticketsmv.com.