Designer Anthony Franco won over the women at Fashion Week El Paseo, but says he’s turning his attention to menswear
On Thursday night, there was likely more than one superstar in the making as students from Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising presented their graduate collections at Fashion Week El Paseo.
Spectators at Wednesday night’s Stars of Project Runway show at Fashion Week El Paseo agreed that it was cool to see clothes by two of the three show finalists the night before one of them could be crowned champion of Lifetime Television’s “Project Runway All-Stars.”
Klein is known for his impeccably draped, expertly finished gowns that are worn by the likes of Natalie Cole, Gwen Stefani, and Glee star Naya Rivera, who sported one of his simple black column gowns at last year’s Emmys. The LKLA line of mostly black jersey and leather pieces is a major departure from his Old Hollywood aesthetic.
The show featured the best of The Palm Desert retailers’ in-store wares, unlike New York-style runways that showcase merchandise unavailable until the next season.
Hair and makeup professionals from more than 15 salons and spas are bringing their blow dryers and powder puffs to the Big White Tent
The latest spring looks from Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, Michael Kors, and Thakoon led off the evening runway portion of Fashion Week El Paseo
Some models shook with fear, others stopped to groom during their runway walk, and the worst offenders refused to walk at all, needing to be carried to the end of the catwalk.
Traditional wisdom says that you don’t get very far in life while sitting and waiting for the phone to ring. But for designer Mark Zunino, a phone call is exactly what began his path to becoming one of the last great couture-style clothiers in the United States.
Many Project Runway wannabes with a sewing machine and a blog think they can start a clothing line, sans schooling, interning, or assisting to gain the chops. So it’s refreshing to learn about Palm Springs native Kendall Zundell, 31