Once a year, the style elite come together to celebrate a week of fashion and creativity in the desert. This year I had the good fortune to celebrate the Fashion Week El Paseo experience.
Michael Costello debuted a colorful collection to lead a group of his hand-selected colleagues from the various seasons of Project Runway at Fashion Week El Paseo March 20.
Easy, playful, and refined define the desert aesthetic and were clear undertones as Fashion Week El Paseo rolled out the locally focused Scenes From El Paseo show March 19.
It’s not every day you see a bulldog in a tuxedo. Once a year, however, Fashion Week El Paseo specializes in just those sorts of happy spectacles to benefit The Humane Society of the Desert.
Kentaro Kameyama won Season 16 of Project Runway, then took New York Fashion Week by storm, and now brings his musically influenced design to Fashion Week El Paseo in Palm Desert.
Stacey Bendet’s collection, Alice + Olivia, comes to Fashion Week El Paseo with flowing, wide-legged trousers and suit jackets that are more bolero than menswear.
A Los Angeles–based designer, Rosetta Getty has created an aesthetic that fits the lifestyle of a finely elegant woman. She brought her latest collection to the desert for Fashion Week El Paseo 2017. Getty’s Fashion Week appearance benefited the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund, which has supported fashion and design students for 80 years at more than 30 colleges throughout the
Fashion Week Divas were treated to an evening of indulgence at Just Blow Drys on El Paseo. The blow dry only salon treated the Divas to a menu of beauty and hair services to assure they looked their very best for a week of parties and front row fashion show viewing. Champagne and sweets delighted the palate.
Backstage, behind the strobe lights and floor-to-ceiling curtains, where models changed in a frenzy and audience howls dulled to a rumble, couturier CD Greene witnessed each of his looks stepping on to the runway to instant scintillation. “This is the first time I’ve ever gotten to see the show through the monitor,” Greene said, soft-spoken with a beaming smile just
My Thursday night at El Paseo Fashion Week did not have an auspicious beginning. I pulled into a parking space, only to have my headlights illuminate a couple who looked suspiciously like my parents (who are almost 80) making out so vigorously I had to avert my eyes before any shirts or skirts were lifted. In the VIP cocktail lounge,
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