Fashion Rocks MIM Rewind : Media Team Reflects
Global fashion and global music came together in perfect harmony the evening of (Thursday March 31st) at the beautiful Musical Instrument Museum for Phoenix Fashion Week’s ‘Spring into Style’ series, Fashion Rocks MIM event. Over 500 fashionistas, educators, media, fashion bloggers and more braved the 90 degree temps to attend the event. Vitaminwater Zero was able to keep everyone cool with loads of tasty drinks handed out to the growing crowd throughout the night. The energy was palpable during the runway show, as each designer and stylists’ looks were more amazing than the next.
Dramatic makeup and rock n’ roll styling were seen at Fender with styling by Jai Anderson, while Black Russian Label featured lots of jewel tones and extravagant accessories styled by Jill Laine. Galina Couture featured romantic, avant garde pieces styled by Brian Swan and peasant girl/boho chic was the look at Mariska, styled by Shannon Campbell.
“The clothes were unique and beautiful. The mixture of music, fashion, and different cultures made for an amazing show, and the multi talented Nick West was a great addition to the show.” –Violet Shalomova
Phoenix Fashion Week’s Media Team also pulled off a well organized Media Meet and Greet with the designers and stylists before the show. Fashion bloggers, fashion educators, media and more showed up for a Q&A with the talented professionals backstage. There were a lot of photographers and media on sight snapping pictures, along with Phoenix Fashion Week’s own Media Team. Here are some of our captured moments of the night, along with powerful quotes from the fashionable guests.
“The MIM Fashion Rocks event was amazing and very well organized. Good job Phoenix Fashion Week staff! Brian Swan did an amazing job styling the Galina Couture collection. The white couture dress was my favorite of the night!” –Tiffany Monet
Quotes of the Night:
“I left being inspired by each and every stylist and designer showcased…definitely more than just your average runway show.” –Elizabeth Beerbower
“I love that you chose to spotlight the stylists, and gave them the freedom to express their imaginations through the clothes, hair, make-up and music. The music definitely added more emotion and excitement to the show!” –Karen McKnight
“It was a great mix of fashion and music with a lot of runway looks that any girl around the world can wear. My favorite looks were from Galina Couture and the jewelry used in the Black Russian Label show because they were both so eclectic but relatable.” –Marina Kovacevic
“This event was unlike any fashion show I’ve been too. I really enjoyed the nontraditional layout of the runway and how much energy the crowd gave off. It also inspired me to think outside the box with fashion and experiment with pieces.” –Diana Matatova
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Article by Phoenix Fashion Week Media Team: Lauren. Erin, Thuy An, Liz, Brian
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