e s b y f e s t 2 0 1 9 / / r e c a p

thank you so much to everyone who joined us for our first ever esbyfest and the debut of our tenth collection!
it was an unforgettable weekend full of friends, fun, and fashion. we were so happy to have the talented hannah koehler
capture these memories for us, and couldn’t wait to share these amazing photos and relive it all with you! 




T H E  S H O W

toasting the start of the night with glasses of wine
at the austin winery as everyone settles into their seat
before the runway starts.


a few of our favorite looks from our first ever
fashion show and the debut of our fall/winter ’18 collection.
landing in store beginning this august!


dining at the austin winery as the runway gets transformed
into an intimate private dinner party. an unforgettable meal and
dessert lounge catered by local chef matthew gallagher. 


D A Y    T W O  :  T H E   P A R T Y

partying the night away inside the south congress hotel
with a live performance from local austin band, hovvdy!

“the austin indie-pop duo’s music conjures a steady, gentle longing.
foggy, warm, and wistful, it sounds like faded time.” -pitchfork



D A Y    T H R E E  :  T H E   P A N E L

enjoying morning libations and cold brew
iced coffee at big red sun before our q&a panel on
small business and branding.


speakers included our very own stephanie beard, fashion influencer
and brand guru alyssa coscarelli, LA-based designer and owner of saint rita parlor 
neil bardon, and fellow austin-based designer miranda bennett.

closing out esbyfest with a happy hour
send off at hotel san jose, surrounded by friends old and new,
furry and not so furry.





thank you to everyone who made this amazing weekend possible,
especially our irreplaceable esby crew of stephanie beard, lauren kirby,
lindsey schlandt, hayley gift, and thang nguyen.

and a special shout out to:

the austin winery

big red sun

dripping springs gin

freda salvador

fortune goods

gabe alvarez - hair

gem&bolt mezcal

hannah khoeler - photography

helm boots

high sun, low moon

holly hays - make up

hotel san jose


loot rentals

matthew gallagher

nick boyles

nine banded whiskey

resplendent hospitality

still austin whiskey

south congress hotel

tito’s vodka

topo chico




written by thang nguyen




hannah koehler is a traveling commercial photographer.
she works with local and international brands to create campaigns,
lookbooks, and monthly media content.

the austin winery is an urban winery handcrafting premium, approachable
wines from Texas, California & Washington - right here in beautiful austin, tx. ross, cooper & matt
founded the austin winery in may 2014, establishing the first full production,
grape to glass winery inside austin city limits.