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“Threads of Prom­ise” is the theme for the Aug. 5 Ur­ban Nights Denver fash­ion show fundraiser for Ur­ban Peak and two other char­i­ties. The event will cel­e­brate its fifth year at Mile High Sta­tion un­der the Col­fax viaduct at 2027 W. Lower Col­fax Ave.

Amy Meyer Smith, mar­ket­ing di­rec­tor of In­finiti of Denver, will be hon­ored as the event’s Ur­ban Leg­end.

Fash­ions from New York de­sign firm Ni­cholas K will be pre­sented by Gar­barini in Cherry Creek North and there will also be looks from Suit Sup­ply and stu­dent de­sign­ers from the Art In­sti­tute of Colorado. Fol­low­ing the show, en­ter­tain­ment will fea­ture ‘90s rap and fash­ion icons Salt-N-Pepa.

In ad­di­tion to Ur­ban Peak, char­ity part­ners for the event are The Danny Di­etz Foun­da­tion and La Academia at The Denver In­ner City Par­ish. All pro­vide ser­vices to at-risk youth.

The Joseph Fam­ily Foun­da­tion funds a sub­stan­tial por­tion of the Ur­ban Nights bud­get, al­low­ing money raised from the event to be do­nated to the ben­e­fi­cia­ries.

Tick­ets start at $100 for young pro­fes­sion­als and VIP sin­gle tick­ets are $250 per per­son. Ta­bles are $1,500 for young pro­fes­sion­als, while pa­tron and spon­sor ta­bles are $2,500 to $10,000. Ticket in­for­ma­tion and more de­tails are at ur­ban­nights­den­ver.org

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