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The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston (ICA) celebrates Boston Fashion Week with the city’s leading boutiques, stylists, and designers

 ICA First Fridays: Fashion Forward on Oct. 5

The runway comes to the ICA for ICA First Fridays: Fashion Forward, an exciting evening of art and creativity celebrating some of Boston’s most visionary boutiques, stylists, and designers. See unique styles by Louis Boston, Riccardi, Serenella, Turtle, and Uniform—all inspired by the rich color and vibrant pattern found in the work of Brazilian artists Os Gemeos. Hair and make-up takes an equally creative turn with bold looks by Salon Mario Russo.

Straight off the debut of their new collections at Boston Fashion Week, designers Michael De Paulo and Tonya Mezrich of mike&ton and designer Daniela Corte join ICA First Fridays: Fashion Forward to introduce styles from their Spring/Summer 2013 collections.

Editors from the culture magazine Bad Day will also be on site to fete the launch of their latest issue, featuring the designer agnès b.

This event is 21+.

WHEN: Friday, Oct. 5, 5–10 pm

TICKETS: Admission to ICA First Fridays is FREE for ICA members and $15 for the general public
(includes museum admission, live entertainment, and a complimentary drink). Tickets can be purchased at


5 – 10 pm (State Street Corporation Lobby)
Screening of video featuring Daniela Corte and mike&ton’s Spring/Summer 2013 collections

5 – 10 pm (State Street Corporation Lobby)
Editors from Bad Day magazine introduce their latest issue featuring the designer agnès b.

7:30 pm (Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theater)
Fashion show of Os Gemeos-inspired looks styled by Louis Boston, Riccardi, Serenella, Turtle, and Uniform

8:30 pm (Fotene Demoulas Gallery)
Spotlight tour of the Os Gemeos exhibition led by ICA Adjunct Curator Pedro Alonzo. Please meet in the Demoulas Gallery to join the tour.

DJ sets by Frank White and Adam O’Reilly

Food & Drink
Specialty cocktails as well as a small plates menu available at the ICA Water Café

About ICA First Fridays
Art goes overtime at the ICA on the first Friday of the month with guest DJs, live performance, gallery talks, specialty drinks, and more. For more information, visit

About the ICA
An influential forum for multi-disciplinary arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art has been at the leading edge of art in Boston for 75 years. Like its iconic building on Boston's waterfront, the ICA offers new ways of engaging with the world around us. Its exhibitions and programs provide access to contemporary art, artists, and the creative process, inviting audiences of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the excitement of new art and ideas. The ICA, located at 100 Northern Avenue, is open Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 am–5 pm; Thursday and Friday, 10 am–9 pm; and Saturday and Sunday, 10 am–5 pm Admission is $15 adults, $13 seniors and $10 students, and free for members and children 17 and under. ICA Free Admission for Youth is sponsored by State Street Foundation. Free admission on ICA Free Thursday Nights, 5–9 p.m. Free admission for families at ICA Play Dates (2 adults and children 12 and under) on the last Saturday of the month. For more information, call 617-478-3100 or visit our Web site at



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