Best Upcoming Fashion Events In Baltimore

January 7, 2014 6:00 AM

Milan. Paris. London. Baltimore. No matter where you go, fashion is a timeless art that is constantly changing and evolving. From season to season, new talents and influences from around the world are making a significant impact on the fashion industry, making it difficult to keep up with the latest trends. Whether it’s the best dressed on the red carpet, the chic styles on the street or what’s hot and what’s not, the insights that fashionistas can learn by attending these upcoming fashion events in Baltimore are countless and, needless to say, fashionable.

2014 State Pageant
Hilton Baltimore
401 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
Date: Feb. 14-16, 2014

From Feb. 14 through Feb. 16, the most fashionable and beautiful ladies in the state will be gathering for the crowning of the new 2014 Miss Maryland as well as titles of Ms. Teen, Junior Teen, Pre-Teen and Little Miss. On Saturday starting at 5 p.m., the swimwear contest commences and always features a variety of hot new swimwear styles. Afterwards is the runway show where models display all of the latest fashion trends in order to impress the judges. Then on Sunday, the final pageant judging starts at 2 p.m. and includes the evening gown contest with a mix of elegant cocktail dresses and sparkling ball gowns of every length, cut and color – outfits that are sure to brighten up the room for all attendees.

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Baltimore Bridal Show 2014
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W. Pratt St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
(410) 344-5044
Date: Feb. 1-2, 2014

Baltimore’s most inspirational and fashionable wedding experience will be held Feb. 1, 5-9 p.m. and Feb. 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Baltimore Convention Center. In addition to learning all of the latest and greatest trends in the wedding world, brides and guests will get to view a host of dresses and other accessories during the runway fashion shows. There are short and long dresses in every material imaginable – charmeuse, chiffon, lace, organza, satin, silk, taffeta, tulle, velvet and more – on display. Plus, bridesmaid, groom and groomsmen attire is also modeled to help brides imagine the full picture when it comes to planning their upcoming wedding.

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American Girl Fashion Show
Boumi Shrine Center
5050 King Ave.
Baltimore, Md. 21237
(410) 560-1770
Date: April 26-27, 2014

With two shows each day at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on April 26 and 27, there’s plenty of opportunity to see an amazing collection of historical and contemporary American Girl dolls. Young girls and their families and friends are invited to watch contestants model their favorite dolls, oftentimes sporting the same fashionable attire as their owner. In addition to seeing a wide assortment of clothing and accessories on the runway, the announcer narrates the significance and history behind each doll represented. Be sure to buy tickets in advance as this show sells out every year.

Fashion Awards MD
Baltimore, Md.
Date: March 16 and June 21, 2014

Fashion Awards MD (FAMD) has announced dates for its highly anticipated third annual fashion shows – March 16, 2014 for the Emerging Awards Event and June 21 for the Established Awards Event. This year’s theme is “Traveling Fashion Circus,” and there is no shortage of fashion categories to witness ranging from photography and makeup to wardrobe and hairstyles. The FAMD recognizes numerous local talents who are making contributions and advancing the fashion industry in the state. If you have a passion for fashion, this event is not to be missed as its ability to attract the hottest trends, products and professionals together is unparalleled.

The Fashion Hero Maryland
Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel
101 W. Fayette St.
Baltimore, Md. 21201
Date: June 21-22, 2014

This summer, “The Fashion Hero” TV show and series comes to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The event aims to assist both novice and experienced models with registering as a Fashion Hero in order to play a part in this exciting, new trend of modeling. As a Fashion Hero member, models ages 18-40 can promote themselves globally to brand partners who need new faces for upcoming promotional campaigns. For those seeking to become an icon in the fashion industry, don’t miss this local event to have all of your questions answered and network with other models from the area.

Keri Ann Beazell is a Baltimore writer following the latest developments in arts and culture, natural wonders, lifestyle and pets. She enjoys promoting thought-provoking discussions, education, new ideas and smiles among readers. Follow her online at

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