Dec
4
11:00 am11:00

The Annual Holiday Art Excursion

Holiday shopping season has officially begun! Be sure to go on the Art Excursion and scoop up unique gifts at three different locations.

At 722 N. Perry Avenue hub, you'll find the stylish TFW X Shahida Parides scarves at a special holiday price, starting at $20, and 20% of proceeds will be donated to the Southern Arizona Children's Advocacy Center. Also featured at this prime locale will be artist John McNulty, jewelry designer Ann Hoff and endangered architect Dirk J. Arnold.

TFW PRESENTS: TUCSON LADIES COUNCIL MAISON DE MODE
Oct
15
6:00 pm18:00

TFW PRESENTS: TUCSON LADIES COUNCIL MAISON DE MODE

  • ETHERTON GALLERY

Maison de Mode literally translates to the house of fashion. This exclusive evening of art, fashion, food and champagne will take guests on a metropolitan yet intimate journey of three unique locations and events. This is an all-in-one fashion, food and art filled evening benefitting the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center (SACAC).

The night will begin with an art reception and fashion presentation at the historic and acclaimed Terry Etherton Gallery. Guests will be treated to culinary delights by the James Beard Award-winning Chef, Janos Wilder and a meet and greet with fashion designers Henry Picado and Shahida Clayton from Shahida Parides. 

Under a sea of lights, guests will be escorted by roaming musicians to the Carriage House for drinks, photos and an intimate salon-style fashion show featuring regional designers, retailers, the launch of Shahida Parides’ luxury collection, designer Henry Picado's Prêt-à-Porter Fall 2017 collection, and presentations by (W) Boutique and Posh Boutique.

The evening wraps up with a classic Fashion Week party hosted by Merci Gallery and Perrier Jouet. Guests will be treated to champagne and chocolate bonbons while listening to music, looking at art and shopping the highly curated selections of Henry Picado and Shahida Parides. This afterparty is included with a ticket for this night; admission to the afterparty is only available through purchase of a Maison de Mode ticket.

DJ Corbin Dooley, will spin international sounds, original mixes and some fun dance music.

The Tucson Ladies Council truly believes in the spirit and generosity of the people in the Tucson community.  They are committed in recognizing an individual each year who embodies that spirit of giving.  TLC is proud to announce that Mrs. Neelam Sethi will be presented with the 2016 Crystal Heart Award at Maison de Mode.

This charitable event is limited to 185 guests, each ticket is $200 and 100% of ticket sales benefit the SACAC. 

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PREMIERE RUNWAY & FASHION PRESENTATIONS
Oct
14
6:00 pm18:00

PREMIERE RUNWAY & FASHION PRESENTATIONS

  • MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

The runway show will feature the work of iconic designer and creator of fashion brand and cosmetics line Heatherette, Richie Rich. Richie will feature some exclusive archival designs and premiere his new collection Rich by Richie Rich. Also featuring: Shahida Parides, Cry Baby Couture, Theo Doro, Monica Hansen Beachwear, and Qmulative. Recording artists Jason Maek and Zaena will perform and show their exclusive video, Fashion Week: the Visual Album. Their recent sellout tour spanned 30 cities and included performances with Kesha, Kat Deluna, and Atmosphere. Their music has been featured in Rolling Stone, Vevo, MTV, DJ Mag, and more.

General Admission and VIP tickets are available via TFW Ticketleap.

 

CITY CHIC: A Fashion Show, Art Exhibit & Party
Oct
13
5:30 pm17:30

CITY CHIC: A Fashion Show, Art Exhibit & Party

  • RIALTO THEATRE

This year’s opening show and exhibit will take place at not one, but two locations, the famed and historic Hotel Congress and the Rialto Theatre, both notorious for their rock and roll worthy history.

ART EXHIBIT [VIP ONLY] / Hotel Congress / 5:30 – 7:30pm

Author, musician, and vintage collector Cesar Padilla will curate a micro vintage rock & roll t-shirt exhibit and hold a meet & greet and book signing of his book, Ripped. Cesar is the Owner of Cherry, acclaimed vintage boutique, and the supplier of key wardrobe looks for award-winning films American Gangster and American Hustle, and HBO’s newest series Vinyl.

FASHION SHOW AND PARTY / Rialto Theatre / 7:30 – 10:00pm

The second half of the night’s event will have an exciting urban chic runway fashion show featuring Estéban, Kayzrly, Harley Davidson, Abel Gallegos, Anine Paulsen, Christopher Pape, Kreate, and Generation Cool. The highlight of the evening will be an edited sneak peak into Cesar Padilla’s looks on HBO’s Vinyl. A special musical guest appearance by Jason Maek & Zaena of Maek.

General Admission and VIP tickets are available via the Rialto Theatre.

OPEN MODEL CALL & FACE OF FOOTHILLS
Jun
17
11:00 am11:00

OPEN MODEL CALL & FACE OF FOOTHILLS

  • BEAUTY BRANDS @ LA ENCANTADA

Tucson Fashion Week and AZ Foothills Magazine is looking for men, women & plus size women 16 and up with minimum heights of 5'5" and 5'6" for presentation and runway, respectively. Please bring a comp card or headshot. Dress simple, blue jeans, black tank top, and high heels. AZ Foothills Magazine will be cast for the Face of the Foothills (minimum requirements are ages six and up, no experience required. Richie Rich will be in attendance as a guest judge.

THE RICHIE RICH PROJECT
Jun
16
7:00 pm19:00

THE RICHIE RICH PROJECT

  • CLUB CONGRESS

This will be an exciting Tucson Fashion Week preview event featuring iconic designer Richie Rich, founder of fashion/cosmetics brand Heatherette and former club kid; taking place on Thursday, June 16th at Club Congress.

The Richie Rich Project will give the opportunity to nine designers to make an original garment based on inspiration from Richie Rich and TFW: "Fun is the Name of the Game." That day each designer will display their piece on a live model and be given three minutes to pitch their design, and ideas to Richie. One lucky winner will have the chance to work with him on his Spring/Summer 2017 collection that will be presented during TFW and globally, following the event.

Participating designers are Elizabeth Denneau, Moni & Gabrielle Miller, Kimberly Loyd, Dorota Zglobicka, Robert Carrizosa, Andres Marin, Jill Medlow, and Erin Cox.

Tickets to this event will be $5 and only available at the door.

"THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY" (ARIZONA PREMIERE)
Apr
18
7:00 pm19:00

"THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY" (ARIZONA PREMIERE)

  • THE LOFT CINEMA

This March, Film Fest Tucson and Tucson Fashion Week will exclusively screen the Arizona premiere of the new documentary, THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY at the Loft Cinema! The film takes viewers behind-the-scenes of the creation of the annual, and ultra exclusive Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

A very special thank you to our sponsor / Baker + Hesseldenz.


ABOUT THE FILM

The First Monday in May follows the creation of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass," an exploration of Chinese-inspired Western fashions by Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton. With unprecedented access, filmmaker Andrew Rossi captures the collision of high fashion and celebrity at the Met Gala, one of the biggest global fashion events chaired every year by Vogue Editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. Featuring a cast of renowned artists in many fields (including filmmaker Wong Kar Wai and fashion designers Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier and John Galliano) as well as a host of contemporary pop icons like Rihanna, the movie dives into the debate about whether fashion should be viewed as art.

To learn more about the film please visit, www.magpictures.com/firstmondayinmay.

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FEAST & FASHION
Oct
17
6:00 pm18:00

FEAST & FASHION

  • SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

Tucson Fashion Week 2015 will end with a culinary tastings and fashion show at the University of Arizona Old Main. Special Guest, Chef, and Restauranteur Joseph Keller along with local and regional chefs will introduce fashion inspired cuisine. The runway will feature the Original Retro Brand, a label headed by UA Alumnus, Marc Herman, Stevie Boi, designer to artists and celebrities such as Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, and Rihanna, and Arizona-based and -inspired, State Forty Eight. Returning to the runway are Estrella Sevilla, LoLo (Loreto Echevarria) alongside jewelry brand Kendra Scott, Kimberly Loyd, Theo Doro, and student emerging designer DeAnna Williams. Buffalo Exchange will also be returning with a one-of-a-kind presentation. General Admission, single event VIP, and Chic Seat VIP Package tickets are available. Chic Seat VIP package includes entrance to the After Party @ Downtown Clifton.


ABOUT THIS VENUE

The University of Arizona Old Main is the original building of the University, constructed in 1891. Over 120 years old, the building was designed with an architectural style that has been referred to as a territorial hybrid. Today, the building houses the offices of the Dean of Students and Career Services. The patio and porch areas are popular gathering places enjoyed by students, faculty, and visitors alike. Old Main is and continues to be the heart of the University of Arizona.

To learn more about the University of Arizona Old Main please visit, www.arizona.edu.

 
 
PREMIERE RUNWAY
Oct
16
6:00 pm18:00

PREMIERE RUNWAY

  • SCOTTISH RITE CATHEDRAL

The main runway show at the Scottish Rite Cathedral will feature the work of Jonathan Skow of Mr Turk, the menswear counterpart to Trina Turk. Returning to Tucson Fashion Week will be Esteban Osuna, Pretty Lady Apparel (Christina Cornwell), and Yearling (Jamaica Cole), in addition, the night will also feature international designer Shahida Parides and local fashion and cosmetics designer Moni Miller of Cry Baby Couture. The event MC is Oscar De las salas with a Pop-up Shop after the show. General Admission, single event VIP, and Chic Seat VIP Package tickets are available. All admission includes entrance the After Party @ Playground Tucson; a 21 and up event.


ABOUT THIS VENUE

The Scottish Rite Cathedral, built in 1915, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places more than 30 years ago and has a long history of dedicated Masons in Southern Arizona. This majestic facility features 35-foot hand-carved ceilings, remarkable architecture, and true classic ambiance.

To learn more about the Tucson Scottish Rite Cathedral please visit, www.tucsonscottishrite.org.

THE BLOCK PARTY
Oct
15
6:00 pm18:00

THE BLOCK PARTY

  • MOEN MASON GALLERY

Tucson Fashion Week will kick off with the annual launch party and its first fashion photography competition featuring nine finalists: Domingo Toledo, Jeff Weber, Neil Peters, Ricardo Chao, Robert Deming, Seanloui Dumas, Sean Stuchen, Tucson John, and Vickie Lan. This night will host an intimate runway show and be the opening reception for famed collage artist Derek Gores who will also make an appearance. The night will also feature jewelry from Kendra Scott. Hair and makeup will be provided by Perfection Artistry. Only General Admission is available and includes admission to the After Party @ Brink Media; the Chic Seat VIP Package includes admission to this event.


ABOUT THIS VENUE

Moen Mason Gallery is dedicated to producing energetic modern art exhibitions that test the boundaries of the social norm. They believe collecting art should be fun and approachable. The gallery is committed to showcasing the extraordinary artists of today who are shaping art history of tomorrow. Moen Mason hosts a new exhibition reception every quarter.

To learn more about Moen Mason Gallery please visit, www.moenmasongallery.com.