Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2015

2015 Designers

Gilbert ChagouryGilbert Chagoury:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Born in Lebanon and raised in Paris, Gilbert A. Chagoury created a new paradigm in fashion, melding French refinement and Middle Eastern opulence.

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Anthony FrancoAnthony Franco:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles native and self-taught designer Anthony Franco was drawn to clothing and design at a young age. Growing up in an era when actors and musicians had more ...

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Kevan HallKevan Hall:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

The Detroit-born Hall’s fashion creativity emerged early in life. By age 7, he knew he wanted to be a fashion designer. Years later, while studying in California...

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Candice HeldCandice Held:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

The Los Angeles native and Palm Springs resident is known for her vibrant original prints for resort wear and home textiles, as well as one-of-a-kind dresses....

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Lloyd KleinLloyd Klein:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Lloyd Klein is an accomplished couturier who has been designing head-turning fashion collections since launching his own fashion house in 1987 in Paris, France.

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Eduardo LuceroEduardo Lucero:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles-based fashion designer Eduardo Lucero is known for his passionate aesthetic to glamorous eveningwear, which is sought out by discerning...

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Oliver TolentinoOliver Tolentino:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Oliver Tolentino, Los Angeles’ red carpet couturier, is a celebrity go-to for everything luxurious and elegant. His feminine detailing and strong silhouettes....

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Trina TurkTrina Turk:
10th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, March 21, 2015 6:30 p.m.

California local Trina Turk is inspired by the Golden State’s multicultural mix, creativity, craftsmanship, architecture, and landscape — a synergy that permeates...

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Michelle LesniakMichelle Lesniak:
Superstars of Project Runway

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Season 11 winner Michelle Lesniak wowed judges and viewers alike with her strong aesthetic and quick wit. Although nearly eliminated, the designer...

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Dom StreaterDom Streater:
Superstars of Project Runway

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Philadelphia native and fashion designer Dominque “Dom” Streater, winner of Season 12, has quickly become known for her eclectic use of bold and graphic prints...

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Patricia MichaelsPatricia Michaels:
Superstars of Project Runway

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Innovative. Eco-friendly. Avant-garde. These are just a few words that come to mind when you hear the name Patricia Michaels. For more than 20 years...

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Daniel EsquivalDaniel Esquival:
Superstars of Project Runway

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Austin-based designer Daniel Esquivel became known for his black and white designs, structured jackets, and memorable mustache on Season 11...

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Michael CostelloMichael Costello:
Michael Costello Couture Presents

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles-based fashion designer Michael Costello is best known for dressing top A-list entertainers. His humbled beginnings started in Palm Springs where...

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Martha CalderonMartha Calderon:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Martha Calderon also lived in Miami before moving to Los Angeles to attend the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

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Leonides GarciaLeonides Garcia:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Leonides Garcia grew up in Marble Falls, Texas, before returning to his native Los Angeles to attend the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

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Daniel HensonDaniel Henson:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Daniel Henson grew up in Winter Haven, Florida. His FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection of menswear and womenswear is inspired by...

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Anthony HerreraAnthony Herrera:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Anthony Herrera was born and raised in Long Beach, California. The main inspiration for his FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection comes from...

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Jette KavanaghJette Kavanagh:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Jette Kavanagh grew up on a small farm in Chico, California. She found inspiration for her FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection in the painted design...

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Marly KlugeMarly Kluge:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Born and raised in Burbank, California, Marly Kluge was inspired by the idea of a tropical paradise escape when designing her FIDM Advanced Fashion Design...

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LUARLUAR:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Born Raul Magdaleno, LUAR is from Bakersfield, California. He received a B.A. in Fine Arts from California State University Bakersfield before enrolling at FIDM.

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Dustin ManganDustin Mangan:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Dustin Mangan was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in San Diego. His FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection is inspired by musical artist, Trust...

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Leetal PlattLeetal Platt:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, Leetal Platt grew up in Newton, Massachusetts. Titled “Suspend/Support,” her FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection...

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Vanessa PucciniVanessa Puccini:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Born in Barranquilla, Colombia and raised in Augusta, Georgia, Puccini’s Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection of glamorous evening gowns is inspired by...

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Samantha SneedSamantha Sneed:
FIDM

Thursday, March 26, 2015 7 p.m.

Samantha Sneed was born and raised in Rockwall, Texas. Her FIDM Advanced Fashion Design Debut Collection has an air of classic Americana meets modern equestrian...

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