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Austin Fashion Week Awards turns the spotlight to the city's fashion elite

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AFW Award show Vintage Diety, winner of the Mash Up Team People's Choice category
Vintage Diety, winner of the Mash Up Team People's Choice category. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
Boudoir Queen Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Roaring Romance
Roaring Romance Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Austin Fashion Week Founder Matt Swinney introduces the Mash Up Team Critic's Choice award
Austin Fashion Week Founder Matt Swinney introduces the Mash Up Team Critic's Choice award. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
Boudoir Queen Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
Boudoir Queen Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Gail Chovan.
Gail Chovan Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Gail Chovan white
Gail Chovan Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Backstage  for Stephen Moser's show
 Backstage for Stephen Moser's show Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show  the models prepare backstage for Stephen Moser's show
A model gets her makeup done backstage for Stephen Moser's show Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Priscilla Barroso accepts a 2013 Rising Star award
Priscilla Barroso accepts a 2013 Rising Star award. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Kendra Scott collection
Kendra Scott collection. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show  Rochelle Rae, of Rae Cosmetics, accepts a 2013 Trailblazer award
Rochelle Rae, of Rae Cosmetics, accepts a 2013 Trailblazer award. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show  Daniel Esquivel accepts his award
Daniel Esquivel accepts his award. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Made in Heaven, by Stephen Moser
Made in Heaven, by Stephen Moser. Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show  Jessica Ciarla and Samantha Breeland
Jessica Ciarla and Samantha Breeland Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Matt and Kara Swinney
Matt and Kara Swinney Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show  Ross and Erin Bennett
Ross and Erin Bennett Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Mallory Baysek, James Leasure and Courtney Clark
Mallory Baysek, James Leasure and Courtney Clark Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Kirsten Dickenson and Katie Callison
Kirsten Dickenson and Katie Callison Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Daniel Esquivel and Amy Woarshauer
Daniel Esquivel and Amy Woarshauer Photo by Jon Shapley
AFW Award show Vintage Diety, winner of the Mash Up Team People's Choice category
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
AFW Award show Roaring Romance
AFW Award show Austin Fashion Week Founder Matt Swinney introduces the Mash Up Team Critic's Choice award
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
AFW Award show Boudoir Queen
AFW Award show Gail Chovan.
AFW Award show Gail Chovan white
AFW Award show Backstage  for Stephen Moser's show
AFW Award show  the models prepare backstage for Stephen Moser's show
AFW Award show Priscilla Barroso accepts a 2013 Rising Star award
AFW Award show Kendra Scott collection
AFW Award show  Rochelle Rae, of Rae Cosmetics, accepts a 2013 Trailblazer award
AFW Award show  Daniel Esquivel accepts his award
AFW Award show Made in Heaven, by Stephen Moser
AFW Award show  Jessica Ciarla and Samantha Breeland
AFW Award show Matt and Kara Swinney
AFW Award show  Ross and Erin Bennett
AFW Award show Mallory Baysek, James Leasure and Courtney Clark
AFW Award show Kirsten Dickenson and Katie Callison
AFW Award show Daniel Esquivel and Amy Woarshauer

Saturday night, designers and fashion lovers alike celebrated the rising stars and trailblazers of Austin's fashion industry at the Austin Fashion Week Awards.

Innovation and glamour were on hand as the local Mash Up Teams' creations walked the catwalk, while Austin designers Kendra Scott, Boudoir Queen, Stephen Moser and Gail Chovan debuted new collections.

For the awards portion of the evening, the trailblazer inductees included:

 

  • Stephen Macmillan Moser
  • Kendra Scott
  • Cheryl Conley Bemis
  • Lance Avery Morgan
  • Rochelle Rae

The 2013 Rising Stars were:

  • Isabella Rose Taylor
  • Daniel Esquivel
  • Jennifer Martinson
  • Sandra Antoun
  • Priscilla Barroso

Also crowned were the team competitions:

  • 2013 Best Mash Up Team (Critic’s Choice): EON
  • 2013 Best Mash Up Team (People’s Choice): Vintage Deity
  • 2013 Best Hair & Makeup Team (People’s Choice): The Innovators

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