The home of the Mai-Tai, Rocky Road ice cream and some of the world's most ground breaking professional sportsmen, Oakland’s demographic is one of the most diverse in the United States. Oakland Fashion Week will consist of industry forums, networking socials, and fashion showcases centered around empowering economic development and community building. Oakland Fashion Week focuses on art and fashion exhibitions and showcases from unique boutiques to emerging designers. Oakland Fashion Week will cater to the artistic, eclectic and the fashion forward community. Centered around Uptown Oakland’s cutting edge art galleries this event will prove to inspire those who dare to aspire.