The various events of RVA Fashion Week, which launched in 2009, aim to show off Richmond’s creativity and elegance through fashion, and to raise awareness of local fashion for businesses, vendors and designers. Local models, designers, production staffers, choreographers and stylists will showcase their abilities through numerous events and shows. Activities include a jewelry and accessories trunk show at Gallery5, a charity luncheon and fashion auction benefiting Richmond Unite and a finale showcase at the Hippodrome, which will present works from all participating designers and boutiques. RVA Fashion Week is April 15-21 at various locations. $45-$75. Get the full schedule at rvafashionweek.com.