Fashion Week El Paseo 2009 Wrap

Gown By Clay Sadler

Photography by Mikaela Windham-Herman

West Coast designers unveiled their spring and summer collections on the runway at the fourth annual Fashion Week El Paseo, presented by the City of Palm Desert, and produced by Palm Springs Life. The Great White Fashion Week tent hosted 10 cutting-edge productions, philanthropic events, and the coolest social scene in the California desert. Outside the tent, the weeklong event included more than 60 in-store events hosted by El Paseo merchants.


Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar — Monday, March 23, 2009 »»
FGI - "Icons Of Fashion" — Tuesday, March 24, 2009 »»
ASID - "Project Runway" — Tuesday, March 24, 2009 »»
West Coast Destiny — Wednesday, March 25, 2009 »»
FIDM - "Debut 2009" — Thursday, March 26, 2009 »»
Men's Fashion Show - Jade Howe — Friday, March 27, 2009 »»
Designer Of The Week - Juan Carlos Obando — Saturday, March 28, 2009 »»
Safari Sunday Brunch — Sunday, March 29, 2009 »»



Brenda Ahamad »»
Mike Cheng »»
Natalie Hara »»
Candice Held »»
Jade Howe »»
Issho »»
Sara E. Lighthall »»
Adrian Manuel »»
Juan Carlos Obando »»
Lacey Osberg »»
Clay G. Sadler »»
Liz Sandhoefner »»
Charles Ryan Sands »»
Shimmi »»
Tarina Tarantino »»
Valentina Vardanyan »»
Johathan Webster »»

Ambiente - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Angela Romeo - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
BB One - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Brooks Brothers - Safari Sunday Brunch »»
Cactus Flower Shoe Salon - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Dani C - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Diane's Beachwear - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Diane's Beachwear - Safari Sunday Brunch »»
InSanity - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Jet Art at Neil's - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Josie's Heart - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Kir Jewelry - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Mister Marcus - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Neil's Apparel - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Oilily Runway - Safari Sunday Brunch »»
She She - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
She She - Safari Sunday Brunch »»
Tommy - Pacifica Fashion Runway Bar »»
Trio Safari - Sunday Brunch »»


Anna Cetina Salon
Bangkok 5
Carnivo XO
City of Palm Desert
Cline Cellars
Cold Stone Creamery
D. Christjan Fine Cabinetry
Design Within Reach
Egg & Dart Ltd.
El Paseo
Everything Under the Sun
Fiji Water
J. Russell Salon & Spa
Jackie Lee Houston
Jennifer's Kitchen
Jim Thompson Fabrics
Kneedler Fauchere
La Quinta Baking Company
La Quinta Resort Catering
Leonesse Cellars
Love at First Bite
Marani Vodka
Mercedes-Benz of Palm Springs
Mojave Resort
Napa Cellars
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Palm Springs Art Museum
Pastry Swan
Ponte Family Estates
Renaissance Esmeralda
Riviera Resort & Spa
Roberto Madera Salon
Simple 2
Swanson Interior Design
The Cos Bar
The Gardens on El Paseo
The Heat 99.5
The Inn at Deep Canyon
The Living Desert
The Margarita King
Time Warner Cable
Viceroy Palm Springs
Wally's Desert Turtle


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