Tucson Fashion Week has announced its lineup of events and special guests for the 2016 show this October. Now in its fourth year, the annual weekend-long event will treat attendees to three days of fashion arts and culture from Oct. 13 thru 15 at different venues around the city of Tucson.
On Friday, visitors can enjoy everything from a vintage rock-and-roll t-shirt exhibit to a rock-and-roll fashion show featuring local and national designers.
The event will also give attendees a glimpse at the unique styles of Cesar Padilla, owner of Cherry Vintage, a designer vintage clothing resource that was sourced for the HBO series “Vinyl”, American Hustle and for many other celebrities.
Saturday will feature Richie Rich, the iconic designer and creator of the fashion brand and cosmetic line Heatherette. Rich has appeared on Project Runway, America’s Next Top Model and MTV’s My Super Sweet 16. Attendees will also enjoy performances from electronic music artists Jason Maek and Zaena.
Tucson Fashion Week has also teamed up with The Tucson Ladies Council to host an exclusive culinary and fashion evening where 100 percent of the ticket sales will benefit the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center. The event will feature a fashion show, dessert and champagne as well as an exclusive presentation by an international fashion designer, who has yet to be announced.
Special guests and industry leaders are still being added to the lineup. For more information, visit tucsonfashionweek.com.
By Amanda Jensen