Scottsdale’s chicest week is set to hit the runway again this March 2 through 7. Scottsdale Fashion Week, the city’s premiere fashion celebration returns to the Scottsdale Entertainment District ready to dazzle with nationally and internationally renowned luxury designer brands showcasing their newest collections. AFM is a proud sponsor of the must-attend fashion event that brings together designers, buyers, media, stylists, celebrities and VIPs. Check out all the hot happenings throughout the six-day style extravaganza.
Thursday March 2
Mercedes Benz of Scottsdale – 7:30p
Renowned designer, Zandra Rhodes will showcase her newest collection. The international fashion icon has designed garments worn by Princess Diana, Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Elizabeth Taylor, Paris Hilton, Joan Rivers and more. Hailed the “Princess of Punk” in the fashion community, Rhodes is known for her bold prints, dramatic use of color and ambitious designs.
Friday March 3
Dakota Scottsdale – 10a to 12p
Iconic British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes, renowned designer Laurel DeWitt and celebrity makeup artist Michael Franco will speak about their fashion careers in a Q&A panel discussion over brunch and mimosas.
Splash Into Beauty
W Scottsdale – 12p to 4p
Splash into Beauty brings national and local beauty brands together in a vendor-style setting to give guests the opportunity to meet and mingle with beauty experts, learn more about the companies and products they represent and take home goodies.
W Scottsdale – 9:30p to 2a
Fashion-A-Ball kicks off with a runway show featuring the latest trends in swim and activewear on the WET Deck. Featured designers include Amy Inc., GoldSheep Clothing, Macy’s, Russ Ortiz, SIX:02, Versakini and Yandy. Doors open at 8p with a VIP Kick off event from 8 – 9:30p for those with a VIP ticket.
Saturday March 4
Metal + Mirrors: Contemporary & Ready-to-Wear Designer Showcase
Livewire – 8p to 1a
Renowned fashion icons Laurel DeWitt, Becki Coakley, George Styler and Allie Teilz will rock the runway as featured designers for the Metal + Mirrors designer showcase. Celebrities like Beyonce, will.i.am, Steve Aoki, Lenny Kravitz, and Lady Gaga have worn Laurel DeWitt’s stunning creations, which reimagine the way metal is used in apparel and accessories. George Styler, known for creating daring ethno style ensembles has been featured in Vogue, Glamour and Vangardist. Local shoe designer Becki Coakley will show off her eye catching designs that combine modern elegance with classic chic while nationally acclaimed DJ, fashion designer and Arizona native Allie Teilz will provide the soundtrack to her show by deejaying as models walk down the runway in her garments.
Sunday March 5
Livewire – 5p
Hair Wars presents a personal look at local salon artists’ most inventive and ambitious hairstyles. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. Guests are invited to come early and watch the stylists craft their hair creations.
Monday March 6
Livewire – 8p
The first of two wrap party’s features American singer, multi-platinum songwriter and record producer Bebe Rexha. She is best known as a featured guest vocalist on several Billboard Hot 100 songs such as G-Eazy’s “Me, Myself & I” and David Guetta’s “Hey Mama”.
Tuesday March 7
Final Wrap Party
Livewire – 8p
Scottsdale Fashion Week closes out with a bang featuring national recording artist Daya known for her Billboard Hot 100 hit “Hide Away” and her Grammy Award winning work on “Don’t Let Me Down” by The Chainsmokers.