A Fashionable Year in Review


As 2014 draws near, we would like to take this time to reflect on another successful year of pushing Arizona fashion forward. Cheers to the New Year and enjoy as we recap our Top 12 favorite moments of Phoenix Fashion Week:

Phoenix Fashion Week Signs No7 Cosmetics and Skincare

Britain’s #1 Beauty Brand, No7, joins Phoenix Fashion Week 2013 as the Official Skincare Brand.

TONI&GUY Signed as Official Hair

Internationally acclaimed TONI&GUY styled the hair and makeup as the Official Hair Partner of PHXFW 2013.    

Emerging Designer Announcement

Following our 8-city tour of the U.S., PHXFW revealed our 12 Emerging Designers competing for the title of ‘Designer of the Year’ at TONI&GUY Academy.

Shop Garment District Fashion Show

On August 9th, 400 fashionistas gathered at Studio 3D to shop PHXFW’s 12 Emerging Designers and take in a fashion show featuring our No7 ‘Model of the Year’ Top 40.

LAUNCH Photoshoot at Pinnacle Aviation

PHXFW’s Top 40 models embodied a jet-set lifestyle with special guest Yasmeen for the LAUNCH Photoshoot inside Pinnacle Aviation’s airplane hanger.

Scottsdale Polo Championships Sunset Fashion Show

Phoenix Fashion Week was an official partner of the Scottsdale Polo Championships: Horses + Horsepower, on Friday, November 1st, with a 6:00 p.m. Sunset Equestrian Fashion Show.

Humanity – Fashionably Pink

pink collage

PHXFW kicked off with Fashionably Pink on October 1st to a sold out crowd at Domus PHX, with proceeds benefiting local charity ‘Don’t Be a Chump! Check for a Lump!’

Little Black Dress Challenge Winner Announced

After state-wide submissions, PHXFW chose the top (4) finalists, who produced their winning sketches and displayed them live at fashion week. The Little Black Dress Challenge winner was Sheri Loraine, presented by Little Black Dress Wines!

Education – Inspire Fashion Design Contest

Along with receiving a $1,000 fashion scholarship, Inspire Fashion T-Shirt Design Contest winner and Collins College student Emery Guzman’s sketch was produced and sold at PHXFW. Contest presented by Cabana modern apartment homes.

No7 ‘Model of the Year’ Winners Announced

No7 announced PHXFW Top 40 models Madison and Denis as the 2013 male and female ‘Model of the Year’ Winners, who each received a contract with The Agency Arizona!

‘Emerging Designer of the Year’ Announced

Las Vegas based luxury line Dolcessa Swimwear was named PHXFW’s 2013 ‘Emerging Designer of the Year’ following a close competition in our Emerging Designer Bootcamp.

Phoenix Fashion Week – Bridging Designers & Buyers

PHXFW at Talking Stick Resort began on October 3rd with Fashion by Robert Black (left), who brought 1950’s – 1980’s Arizona fashion history. Project Runway Season 12 designer Bradon McDonald (center) produced a fan-favorite collection, and powerhouse Filipino designer Rocky Gathercole (right) closed the week in style on Oct 5th.

  Article by Lauren Pfingstag for Phoenix Fashion Week

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