Scottsdale Fashion Week 2017 featured four nights of luxury, fashion, and entertainment. Urbanite Runway gives you an inside look into the event’s festivities.
On December 10, 2016, Arizona’s fashion community witnessed a piece of local fashion history. That night was the grand opening of Arizona’s own fashion headquarters, a three story building in Tempe located near Mill Avenue that was formerly home to the Stray Cat Theatre until it became the new home to Label Horde, Arizona Fashion […]
The Emphatics: Avant Garde Fashion 1963-2013 exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum, which opened on November 6th, featured the collections of modern powerhouse designers, such as Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Issey Miyake, Addezine Alaïa, and more, which originated in the Emphatics store in Pittsburgh. In a lecture on the formation of the Emphatics exhibit […]
Phoenix Fashion Week is a yearly event in Arizona that brings together the best of local and global talent. Designers from around Arizona and the world are chosen to participate in the many months long Emerging Designer Bootcamp and work tirelessly at growing their brand and creating a new collection to show to the audience at Phoenix Fashion Week each October. The designers […]
“Fashion can create a dream, can create a fantasy, but there might be some questions about whether fashion belongs in a museum like the Met.” Anna Wintour, Vogue’s Editor-In-Chief and Condé Nast’s Artistic Director, says this statement in a voiceover as the opening sequence of the fashion documentary, “The First Monday In May” plays out. The screen […]
Arizona’s most fashionable men and women squeezed past each other and chatted in the Moxy hotel‘s bustling conference room, which was lined wall to wall with pop up boutique shopping spaces from each of Phoenix Fashion Week‘s fourteen emerging designers. Shoppers admired clothes off the racks and tried on garments, shoes, and accessories, all in anticipation […]
Nancy Spaulding is the full-time faculty instructor in the Fashion Design Department at Pima Community College’s West Campus in Tucson, Arizona. The Fashion Design and Clothing Department has been at PCC for 40 years, which according to Spaulding, makes PCC the first college in Tucson to offer fashion design courses to students at a higher […]
On this day three years ago, the Rana Plaza garment factory building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over a thousand people and injuring many more. In addition to a day of remembrance for those who lost their lives, April 24th has since become known as Fashion Revolution Day, where consumers show the tags of their clothing […]
Möda Provŏcateūr is an annual fashion show that is put on by and benefits the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. The show features a wide range of Tucson’s creative talent in hair, makeup, fashion and dance. Urbanite Runway spoke with SAAF’s Associate Director of Development, Monique Vallery, about what makes this unique fashion show so vital to the local community.
Urbanite Runway’s largest and final video for 2015 takes a look into the current state of fashion in Tucson. This video’s diverse range of interview subjects from the Tucson community paints a portrait of the city’s style scene through the perspective of its very own urbanites. Tucson also is the host of multiple local fashion events […]
- St. Louis: The Fashion City That’s Making A Comeback
- Arizona Fashion Designers Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
- Student Stories: Arizona State University’s B.A. of Fashion Degree
- Arizona State University’s New Bachelors of Fashion Degree Arrives
- 12 Facts We Learned from “Dressing Downtown” at the Rosson House Museum