Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2017

2017 Schedule of Events

Saturday, March 18

RBC WEALTH MANAGEMENT PRESENTS
Opening Night featuring Christopher Bates and Mikael D

7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

“Opening Night” featuring Milan’s award winning men's fashion designer Christopher Bates and International red carpet designer Mikael D.

Sunday, March 19

Trunk Show with Opening Night designers Christopher Bates and Mikael D 
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Fashion Week El Paseo’s Pop Up Fashion Store, 2nd level of The Gardens on El Paseo

Visit the opening night designers’ pop up store for a personal consultation with the designers as they present their collections

 

THE RESORT AT PELICAN HILL PRESENTS
Le Chien Masquerade Party
Benefiting the Humane Society of the Desert
5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. Fashion Show and Live Auction

Cocktails, a silent auction, music and entertainment precede a canine fashion show in this annual benefit for the Humane Society of the Desert. Puppies and hounds accompany fashion models on the runway and the show's finale includes a live auction with outstanding and valuable items. If you are a dog lover, you will not want to miss this event!

Monday, March 20

From El Paseo To Everywhere
Benefiting the Girlfriend Factor
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

The Girlfriend factor, a local nonprofit organization providing education grants to women, invites you to attend their annual little black dress cocktail reception. A full fashion show will follow with looks curated from 10 stores on El Paseo featuring fashions that will be appropriate to wear from from "El Paseo to Everywhere!"

Tuesday, March 21

Meet and Greet with Michael Costello and the Stars of Project Runway
10:30 a.m.

Meet and greet with Michael Costello and your favorite Project Runway Designers as they share their stories, secrets and ambitions during a close up "round-table" discussion.
Free to attend, open to the general public, press and media
Location: Fashion Week El Paseo Reception Tent

 

Michael Costello and the Stars of Project Runway
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

Michael Costello and his fellow Project Runway stars will showcase their Spring/Summer 2017 collections. Each of the designers will present a collection created specifically for Fashion Week El Paseo in a show that will illustrate their growth as designers since their appearances on Project Runway.

Wednesday, March 22

Trunk Show with the Stars of Project Runway
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Fashion Week El Paseo Reception Tent

A face to face with the Project Runway designers as they present collections for you to purchase during this extraordinary trunk show.

 

JOHN AND VICTORIA HILL PRESENTS
FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Debut Redux
Benefiting the Junior League of Palm Springs Desert Communities
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

FIDM presents a fashion show of design graduates in a premier presentation of varied, stylish collections. Each designer will present exciting looks that showcase their design skills, aesthetics, and talents.

Thursday, March 23

FASHION SCHOLARSHIP FUND PRESENTS
Rosetta Getty
Benefiting Palm Valley School
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

World-renowned style icon and designer Rosetta Getty presents her eponymous collection of luxe looks with elegant and easy clothes that go from day to evening.

Friday, March 24

Trunk Show with Rosetta Getty 
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Location: Fashion Week El Paseo’s Pop Up Fashion Store, 2nd level of The Gardens on El Paseo

Visit the Rosetta Getty pop up store for a personal consultation with the designer as she presents her collections.

 

The Best of Saks Fifth Avenue
7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

A runway show of men’s and women’s fashions celebrating the best of Saks Fifth Avenue’s designer’s collections from the United States and Europe.

Saturday, March 25

The Best of Saks Fifth Avenue Trunk Show
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Trunk Show: Free to attend.
Location: Saks Fifth Avenue, 2nd Level of The Gardens on El Paseo

 

EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER AUXILIARY PRESENTS
Fashion Week Finale Presents CD Greene

7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
8:30 p.m. Fashion Show

New York designer CD Greene presents our Finale Fashion Show. Greene's exclusive and edgy looks are created with architectural precision for the confident and powerful woman. His one-of-a-kind fashions promise a dazzling and breathtaking fashion show.