A Bright, Sun-Shiny Day

The elements of gracious desert living blossom at an exclusive Fashion Week kickoff luncheon at the Ship of the Desert house of Trina Turk and Jonathan Skow

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“OH, I LOVE PALM SPRINGS,” Trina Turk beams as guests arrive at the iconic, hillside Ship of the Desert, the house in The Mesa neighborhood of south Palm Springs owned Trina Turk and her husband, Jonathan Skow.

A ‘Jaw-Dropping’ Debut

A bright, young star soars on the Fashion Week El Paseo runway

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“I already have orders from some of the models,” said budding knitwear designer and recent FIDM grad Julia Nish. The California native’s collection of knits was the standout showing of Fashion Week El Paseo’s FIDM Debut 2010, which featured collections by nine of the school’s third-year design students.

Ethnic Flair Marks ‘Islands’ Runway Show

On the third night of Fashion Week El Paseo, a tribal style shimmered and prevailed

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Truth be told, of anything listed on Fashion Week El Paseo’s weeklong lineup, we were most excited for the Islands of the World runway presentation, which took place last night under the big white fashion tent in Palm Desert. Why? Because everywhere you look, from popular fashion blogs such as Jak and Jil to the pages of Elle to the streets of Los Angeles, ethnic tribal dressing is in full effect.