Phoenix Fashion Week Archives

Two career changes later, a life dedicated to jewelry design

Monica Mauro on the Phoenix Fashion Week red carpet. (Photo courtesy of Monica Mauro)

Starting a new career can always be difficult. Add giving birth to your first child, and a move to a new city to the equation, and things become enormously more complicated. That difficult situation is what 2016 Phoenix Fashion Week Emerging Designer Bootcamp jewelry designer Monica Mauro went through. Recently 40 designers and 40 models were… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week hosts ‘Model of the Year’ search

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“You are still in the running to be Phoenix Fashion Week’s Model of the Year.” That line was heard by 40 emerging models at Thursday night’s Emerging Designers & ‘Fresh Face’ Models Launch Party in Old Town Scottsdale’s Livewire. Forty models, male and female, were selected to compete to win the coveted prize, Model of the… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week hosts ‘Model of the Year’ search

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Phoenix Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion events in the Valley, is hosting its annual Emerging Designers and ‘Fresh Face’ Model Reveal Party. For months, Phoenix Fashion Week has been searching for the Valley’s best models and the world’s most talented emerging designers to participate in their 4-month boot camp and annual fall show on… Read More →

Goodwill presents 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge

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Phoenix Fashion Week is challenging Arizona fashionistas to visit any of the 67 Goodwill locations in Arizona to search the many clothing racks, find the perfect project dress and re-purpose it into their interpretation of the iconic Little Black Dress as a part of the 4th Annual Little Black Dress Challenge, presented by Goodwill. “We are thrilled… Read More →

Valley model Christa Sandstrom could ‘go global,’ experts say

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“I have a good feeling Christa Sandstrom is that Arizona fresh face that will actually go global,” Brian Hill, executive director of Phoenix Fashion Week, said about the emerging model who is a Gilbert native. Featured in major publications such as Mainsteam Magazine, Glamour Magazine Italy and Runway Magazine, Christa Sandstrom is being recognized as… Read More →

Phoenix Fashion Week returns for spring show

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“Spring into Style” this season with Phoenix Fashion Week’s sixth annual downtown Phoenix fashion runway show at 6 p.m. this Saturday, March 21. Featuring Arizona stylists Vanessa Gonzales, Nuvia Magdahi, Tim Boado, Jenesis Laforcarde, Audree Lopez and Jackie Marin, this event will be hosted at the Arizona Center on the crossroads of Van Buren and… Read More →

In Review: Phoenix Fashion Week at Talking Stick Resort

Photo by Robin Sendele

PHXFW Recap: Thursday, Oct. 2 Rows and rows of white chairs surrounded the poolside raised white runway with lights projecting colors of blue and yellow. Music was blaring as girls in sky-high heels texted away on their phones. This was the scene Thursday night at Phoenix Fashion Week at Talking Stick Resort, when a mix… Read More →

In the Mix: Phoenix Fashion Week, Gaslight Anthem

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Phoenix Fashion Week @ Talking Stick Resort Calling all fashionistas, slip on your favorite heels and get ready to strut your stuff down to Phoenix Fashion Week. The leading fashion industry in the Southwest welcomes all bridging designers and buyers to show upcoming trends in fashion. Models will reveal the fall trends of national and… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet Emerging Designer Lillienne Langford

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The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet Emerging Designer Saba Iqbal

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The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet Hues of Ego

Rising local designer Natasha Duran-Lynch's background in architecture is instantly recognizable in her Scottsdale-based clothing line Hues of Ego.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Misha Mendicino

Inspired through her travels around the world, Misha Mendicino's designs are simple and sophisticated with nature-inspired colors, yet comfortable enough to wear in extreme weather.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014: Meet emerging designer Delora Fuglem of Kismit

Kismet's Delora Fuglem designs “ultrachic fashion for the fearless woman.”

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →

PHXFW 2014 emerging designer State Forty Eight

Arizonan pride runs deep in State Forty Eight’s founders Michael Spangenberg and Nick and Stephen Polando. Arizona-made and founded, this line changes the way you can show your pride for Arizona through street wear that merges passion for the 48th State with forward-thinking designs and quality fabrics.

The seventh annual Phoenix Fashion Week (PHXFW) is just around the corner and with increasingly large stilettos to fill. Last year, the event topped its previous attendance record with more than 6,000 fashionistas flocking to Scottsdale, Ariz., to see fledging brands and established designers’ fall collections. Phoenix Fashion Week, which also hosts seminars with industry… Read More →