Fashions Flare, Bunnies Bolt As Easter Getaways Await Moon Hop Flashy, flamboyant fashion shows begin Spring Fling;

Easter will not fall until the day after the full moon on April 17

by Glen Richardson

Easter Sunday is unusually late this year, falling on April 17 for the first time in 62 years. The holidays will keep us waiting for 2022, but not because of disruptive supply chains, blame the moon instead.

Christian tradition fixes the feast on the first Sunday after the first full moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox, the beginning of

April full moon: The first full moon of spring is Saturday, April 16. Known as the Easter Full Moon, it pushes Easter back to the 17th for the first time in 62 years.

spring. This year, the first full moon of spring — the Paschal Full Moon, as Christians call it — arrives on Saturday, April 16, pushing the Easter and Valley Sunrise services to the 17th.

Just after the vernal equinox on March 20, spring kicks into high gear as flashy, flamboyant and feminine fashion ignites in a parade of Easter runway shows. Flowing floral outfits and pretty dresses from quality brands that exude romantic style, walk the runway at the Ephemera Fashion West Runway Show in Denver at ReelWorks on March 27, from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. This is followed by seven nights of Denver Fashion Week with 250 models on April 3. -ten. Forbes Magazine has proclaimed the Valley’s annual Spring Showcase “one of America’s fastest growing fashion platforms”.

spring fashion show

LoDo-based fashion designer Brooks Luby, whose outfits walk the runway in this year’s Ephemera show, told the Chronicle, “Soft, flowy clothes in neutral, bright colors are trending this year.” Making women feel special for spring and summer since 1974 – the designer-tailor with a studio at 1616 14th St. – Luby adds: “Natural fabrics that are easy to wear and breathe in the heat of the summer allow women to feel confident while being comfortable and stylish.” Information: 303-573-3801.

Then April kicks off Denver Fashion Week with a series of shows bringing together designers, models, stylists and spectators. Unique to Denver and Cherry Creek Valley, this year’s events are taking place at the Forney Museum of Transportation on Brighton Blvd. and Void Studios on S. Bannock St. Produced by 303 Magazine—a Denver-based online daily—the event opens by bringing back its children’s fashion show April 3 from 3-6 p.m. to Void

Easter beauty: This linen sheath dress by LoDo-based fashion designer Brooks Luby is perfect for Easter. It’s seasonless, has pockets, and can go from day to night.

Studios. Introducing the world of fashion to children aged 8-13, the event will feature some of the best children’s boutiques in the valley.

Designs featured on subsequent days during the week-long fashion event include streetwear, wardrobe, local, national-international and sustainable couture. The week culminates with the presentation of lifestyle clothing lines at Castle Rock outlets on April 10, from 4-8 p.m. Two days later, on April 12, the Spring Brass Ring Luncheon Fashion Show takes place at the Hilton City Center starting at 10 a.m. The Children’s Diabetes Foundation fundraiser event features Los Angeles-based designer Lourdes Chavez, who worked for famed fashion house Travilla before launching her own line in 2000. Information: 303-863-1200.

Easter shopping

Cherry Creek North is known for its Fashion Shops and Adornments at 2826 E. 3rd Ave. is recognized for its unique and artistic fashions. The ladies credit longtime staff member and now owner Consuelo Diaz-Nasios with a keen eye for fashionable and flattering clothes.

shopping season: Cherry Creek Adornments store on E. 3rd Ave. is known for its unique and artistic fashions. Spring womenswear by Igor Dobranic, designer of fashion label IGOR, is among the spring selections on display, right.

are. Information: 303-321-7992.

Offering a distinctive assortment of the finest designer and contemporary women’s collections from around the world, MAX Clothing at 250 Columbine is considered one of the neighborhood’s style leaders. Information: 303-321-4949.

One of the Valley’s most iconic men’s and women’s specialty stores is Lawrence Covell, established in 1967. Located at 225 Steele St., many fashion brands make their Colorado and, in some cases, national debuts here. . Whether you’re looking for preppy, eclectic, bohemian, sexy, conservative, classic or hipster, they offer something special and different. Information: 303-320-1023.

Red Rock’s 75th Easter

After a virtual service last year, the 75th Easter Sunrise Service at the Red Rocks Amphitheater — the nation’s most renowned sunrise service — will rise again as an in-person gathering on April 17. . Doors open for non-denominational service at 4:30 a.m., music begins an hour later, followed by worship at 6 a.m.

Rockin’ Red Rocks Easter: After a virtual service last year, the 75th Easter Sunrise Service at the Red Rocks Amphitheater will rise again as an in-person gathering on April 17. Doors open at 4:30 a.m., worship service begins at 6 a.m.

As the sun begins to rise above the natural geological phenomenon – this year at 6:19 a.m. – a capacity crowd is expected. The Colorado Council of Churches will again produce beautiful music and a stunning sermon that will turn the breathtaking sunrise into a performance not to be missed.

Reverend Dr. John Yu, Senior Pastor of Aurora’s True Light Community Church, will deliver this year’s Gospel message in a dramatic setting. He is the 2022 President of the Association of Pastors. from korean

churches in Denver and sits on the Korean Presbyterian Churches National Caucus. Information: 303-825-4910.

The Valley’s other major Sunrise service is the Western States Easter Observance at the Denver Scottish Rite Masonic Consistory, 1370 Grant St., from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. With 500 seats, the Consistory is a unique worship experience. Additionally, attendees can enjoy a hot breakfast in the Consistory dining room after worship. Information: 303-861-4261.

Scramble the eggs

The Glendale Sport Center Easter Egg Stravaganza is on the Infinity Park grass court on April 9 at 10 a.m. Bring your camera and Easter basket for the free event which has three prize eggs with special surprises. The event features three age groups — 0-3, 4-6, and 7-13, all starting

Glamorous walkway: Flashy, flamboyant and feminine fashion is igniting in a parade of Easter catwalks this month. The photo is from Glam Night at a previous Denver Fashion Week. The seven nights of glamor with 250 models run from April 3-10.

g at ​​the same time. Information: 303-639-4711.

The annual Stapleton Egg Scramble will take place on April 9 at trail 35, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Children ages 0-5 will start at 10:05 a.m. with one authorized parent per child. The next wave is at 10:20 a.m. for ages 6 and up (parents not allowed). The event has an Easter bunny, food trucks, magician, balloon artist, and makeup artist.

The Cook Park Recreation Center is hosting a Bunny Eggstravaganza on April 16 at Cherry Creek S. Dr. Park from 10:20 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Take pictures, play games, and go Easter egg hunts. Information: 720-865-3400.

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