Presented by W Minneapolis – The Foshay Hotel


Fashion Week Minnesota (FWMN) is a semi-annual initiative from a collective of independent producers and designers with a mission of community engagement and celebrating the best designers, brands, retailers, stylists, and producers in the Minnesota fashion industry through a series of public events. The inaugural Fashion Week Minnesota was held September 20-26, 2015 in Minneapolis, MN. 

Sarah Edwards

FWMN Co-Founder, Co-Director + Event Producer

Sarah Edwards is an entrepreneur that creates experiences that intertwine community, art,philanthropy and style. A few of her projects include I AM MPLS!, I AM ST. PAUL!, and I AM Kindness. Sarah is fueled by the adventurous energy and collaborative spirit of the Twin Cities. She hopes to create a new environment in which we are closer connected to resources and people that can make our dreams a reality.

Jahna Peloquin

FWMN Co-Founder + Co-Director

Jahna Peloquin is the Style Editor for Minnesota Monthly magazine, co-founder of Fashion Week MN, and a freelance writer and stylist in the Twin Cities. Over the past decade, Jahna has been a leading voice in the local fashion industry, particularly in her roles as a weekly contributing stylist and writer for alt-weekly (2007-2015) and the lead stylist for Voltage: Fashion Amplified (2007-2011). Her work has been published in Star Tribune, Pioneer Press, Midwest Home, Minnesota Bride, and METRO Magazine, and she has been recognized as a Twin Cities Style Maker by the American Craft Council in American Craft Magazine.

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Fashion Revolution

Event Partner | Fashion Revolution Week, taking place April 24-30, 2017, marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, which took the lives of 1,134 garment workers. Every April, the Fashion Revolution movement comes together to honor those who tragically lost their lives and to encourage millions of people to ask one question: #WhoMadeMyClothes. 2017 is the third annual Fashion Revolution event in the Twin Cities. View a list of Twin Cities events:

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W Minneapolis-The Foshay Hotel

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