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Lights, Camera, Fashion!

From understated elegance to sheer extravagance, take a look back at March’s Fashion Week El Paseo.

Emily Chavous Fashion Week El Paseo

Eight nights of runway. Thirty-eight designers. Six-hundred-fifty pairs of shoes. The 12th incarnation of Fashion Week El Paseo unfolded the latest trends across seasons, including menswear and more than a few diaphanous ensembles that left very little to the imagination. Since its inception in 2006, Fashion Week has become the largest event of its kind on the West Coast. Attendance

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Fashion Week El Paseo Cuts Loose, March 18, 2017

Susan Stein Social Scene

The 12th annual Fashion Week El Paseo, produced by Palm Springs Life, officially began with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on opening night. Frank Jones, Palm Springs Life publisher and president of Desert Publications Inc., invited Palm Desert dignitaries including Mayor Jan Harnik and city council members, to a private tour of the Fashion Week tents, audiovisual facilities, and backstage areas. Newscaster

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Hot for Honeymoons

Warm sunshine and luxe suites set the stage for a sizzling escape. 
Just add your idea of a good time.

Lisa Marie Hart Weddings Planner

Why wait for the honeymoon? Cruise in early for spa days and pool time. Then linger as long as you can after the festivities wind down. Planning a wedding can test the strongest will. A week or two in the desert is just the antidote for stressed-out nerves and runaway jitters. Check in to a tricked-out suite with pampering amenities

Duston Jasso

Menswear, Gold, and Everything Else

Seven FIDM graduates impress with multifaceted Fashion Week El Paseo collections.

Emily Chavous Fashion Week El Paseo

There is a sensory overload that occurs when seven very different designers flood a runway. Collections blur together amid thumping music and shouted commentary among friends as each model struts along the catwalk. By the time the post-show house lights flicker on and the throngs of voguish ticketholders pour from the tent, heads are spinning. Perhaps it’s the Champagne. Perhaps

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Rhapsody in Neutrals, Fabric, and Skin

The beautifully wearable fashions by Adam Lippes were the artistic highlight of Fashion Week El Paseo's opening night.

Emily Black Fashion Week El Paseo

This story may be missing a lede because instead of attending the opening night party of the 2017’s Fashion Week El Paseo, my husband insisted we stop en route at Catalan in Rancho Mirage for red wine, smoked octopus, and wedge salads. I was a little grumpy about missing the bedecked throngs milling about, cocktails in hand, in all their

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Amore Mio at Leeds & Son Fine Jewelers, Feb. 8, 2017

Site Staff Social Scene

Leeds & Son presented a fun-filled Happy Hour of shopping new jewelry collections, delicious Italian wine, and aperitivos. A special show by Marco Bicego and other designers captivated the attendees, who enjoyed the wonderful Italian spirit of the night and were fully engaged with the Leeds & Son staff of experts. A collection of beautiful Maserati vehicles welcomed guests to

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The Shops on El Paseo Welcome Oliver Peoples and Souliers

Two new stores add to the world-class shopping experience on El Paseo in Palm Desert.

Site Staff El Paseo, Shopping Sponsored Content

For head to toe style, The Shops on El Paseo, Palm Desert, welcomes Oliver Peoples and Souliers to its roster of world-renowned designer boutiques and inviting restaurants.  Oliver Peoples offers quality eyewear in timeless designs inspired by the SoCal lifestyle. Their eyewear and sunglasses have framed many famous faces from Reese Witherspoon and Robert Downey Jr. to Bill Bob Thornton