Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2017
Stars of Project Runway
Acclaimed fashion designer and former Project Runway breakout star, Chris March is a fashion and costume designer based in New York City. Originally from San Francisco, he worked for 10 years at Beach Blanket Babylon, America’s longest running show creating their signature outrageous wigs and hats. After moving to New York in 2001, Chris’ reputation and career took off landing him a spot as a designer finalist on Project Runway season 4.
From elegant dresses to theatrical costumes, Chris March has mastered couture fashion, creating unique pieces appropriate for any event, be it a masquerade ball or red carpet event. Chris has designed for some of the world’s biggest names including Madonna, Price, Cirque de Soleil, Beyoncé Knowles, and Meryl Streep, whose dress for the 2010 Academy Awards, resulted in a rave reviews and Streep’s placement on many Best-Dressed lists.
In 2011, Chris developed and starred in his own reality show on BRAVO called Mad Fashion. His crazy exploits with celebrity clients (including Jennifer Coolidge at Mardi Gras and Chrissy Tiegen at the Met Ball) made the show a unique and one-of-a-kind phenomenon. Chris has continued making appearances on many shows (The Real Housewives of New York) and at many events, including being the keynote speaker at the 2013 Halloween National Convention.
His latest and most exciting news to date? An exclusive Halloween partnership with one of America's largest retailers, Target!