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AZ Eco Fashion Leaders Panel – AZ Eco Fashion Week

By on May 10, 2018

Photo via AZ Eco Fashion Week Instagram Maggie Driver of Urbanite Runway moderated a panel for AZ Eco Fashion Week featuring local fashion leaders. The panel’s purpose was to highlight the work of each panelist in their contributions toward moving sustainability forward in their respective communities/fields and to educate and raise awareness for fashion consumers about the […]

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Arizona Fashion Designers Help Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

By on September 14, 2017

  Quinlan Wilhite Brand: Qmulative Quinlan Wilhite is the designer of Qmulative, a local streetwear brand, and an emerging designer in this year’s Phoenix Fashion Week Designer Bootcamp. When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Wilhite jumped at the chance to help with a specially designed t-shirt. Wilhite worked with World Care, a Tucson based organization that […]

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Student Stories: Arizona State University’s B.A. of Fashion Degree

By on August 27, 2017

With Arizona State University’s new Bachelors of Fashion degree officially in full swing, Urbanite Runway spoke with some of the students who will be entering the degree from other universities about their reasons for transferring (schools or majors), their goals for the school year, and more.   Cora Tallman Transfer School: Mesa Community College, where […]

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12 Facts We Learned from “Dressing Downtown” at the Rosson House Museum

By on June 17, 2017

The Dressing Downtown exhibit at Heritage Square‘s Rosson House Museum, holds treasures from the past.  In late May, the museum held a fashion history lecture that discussed the clothing styles featured from that era which was Arizona’s Territorial Period from 1863-1912. In the fashion lecture given by Sherri Starkey, the Dressing Downtown exhibit’s guest curator, […]

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Natalie Oldroyd: The Sustainable Activewear Pioneer

By on April 28, 2017

Pictured from left to right, the Yoga Democracy team of September Easter, Natalie Oldroyd, Kirsten Gilbert, Edward Barnett, and Maria Reyes Cano. (Photo Courtesy of Natalie Oldroyd.)   In our third Q & A in honor of Fashion Revolution Week 2017, we spoke with Natalie Oldroyd, the owner of the Carefree, Arizona based Yoga Democracy. Yoga Democracy aims to […]

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Karen Lukacs: The Textile Rescuer

By on April 24, 2017

Each year, Urbanite Runway participates in Fashion Revolution Week, a global movement to raise awareness in the fashion industry about sustainability. The movement was spurred from the 2013 collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed over 1,000 people, many of them factory workers, in Bangladesh. This year, Urbanite Runway decided to interview local Arizonans […]

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Phoenix Fashion Week 2016

By on October 30, 2016

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 […]

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