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Moda Magazine will bring Fashion Week to downtown Madison

Posted: 03/13/19

MADISON - Moda Magazine, the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s premier source of fashion and style, will hold the 8th annual UW Fashion Week March 25-29.

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This series of fashion-centered events gives Madison’s artistic community an opportunity to come together, network and showcase their work. From student designers to local fashion enthusiasts and retailers to anyone with Wisconsin roots, Moda’s UW Fashion Week recognizes and highlights the extraordinary designs, art and fashion.

Numerous events will take place throughout UW Fashion Week, including the following:

  • Moda Market March 25
    5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Tripp Commons, Memorial Union
    The week kicks off with a bazaar-style event that will bring together local student and professional artisans, retailers and designers to curate exclusive, one-of-a-kind pop-up shops.
  • Speaking Terms
    March 26
    6 to 7 p.m.
    Play Circle Theater, Memorial Union
    This new event features a panel of industry leaders that will speak about entrepreneurship, fashion, career-building and life, in general.
  • Swap & Shop
    March 27
    5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Tripp Commons, Memorial Union
    This perennial crowd favorite is a clothing exchange during which participants can bring in used clothing and swap their clothing for new, stylish pieces. Moda will donate all items that remain at the end of the event to charity.
  • Club Couture
    March 28
    8 to 10 p.m.
    Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
    Student and local designers will blur the lines between fashion and art during this night out at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Event organizers encourage attendees to “dress to impress.”
  • Finale Fashion Show
    March 29
    8 to 10 p.m.
    Varsity Hall, Union South
    The Finale Fashion Show will mark the close of UW Fashion Week. The show will feature original work from student and community designers, as well as various local and national retailers. Last year’s event drew more than 400 attendees.

All events are free of cost and hosted by Moda Magazine, a publication of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Publications Committee. Visit for more information.


About Moda Magazine

Moda Magazine serves as the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s source for fashion and lifestyle on campus and around the city. The magazine’s team aims to show the UW-Madison community that style is part of everyone and is inclusive, dynamic and unique. Moda also covers lifestyle subjects from DIY to pop culture, and tap into the social and artistic heartbeat of both the UW campus, and downtown Madison. Finally, we proudly present UW Fashion Week each spring to bring the big city to Madison–highlighting local designers and boutiques for a week of glamour and great fashion. Moda publication is one of multiple magazines produced by the a part of the Wisconsin Union Directorate Publications Committee.

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