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 […]
Urbanite Runway interviewed Berlin based fashion designer Christine Mayer about her design process, the upcycling workshops she teaches, and why it is important to make old clothes new again. Christine’s interview is one of many that Urbanite Runway conducts for a yearly series in honor of Fashion Revolution Week.
Urbanite Runway spoke with Phoenix based artist Nancy Pendleton in this video interview about her personal style and how fashion has influenced her art.
Screenshots taken from the Agent Inc. mobile app Linda Higgins, a model, went to a test photoshoot to build her portfolio one day. When she arrived, the photographer threw a little silk scarf at her and said, “this is your outfit.” At that moment, Higgins was forced into an uncomfortable situation. Walk away or […]
Photo © Ye Rin Mok Jen Wang is a cartoonist, illustrator, and the author of the graphic novel, “The Prince and the Dressmaker.” The book is available for purchase on February 13, 2018. UR: Give our readers a short synopsis of “The Prince and the Dressmaker.” JW: “The Prince and the Dressmaker” is about a […]
Photo Courtesy of Rawa Awad. (Model pictured. Photo cropped for proper positioning.) Photo Credit to Jim Hesterman. Rawa Awad is the CEO and creative director of Ethár Collection, a luxury modest formal wear line based in Arizona. UR: Walk our readers through your journey in 2013 during Ramadan and how it lead to starting […]
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 […]
Photo by Kelly Cappelli In our fourth and final Q & A for Fashion Revolution Week 2017, we spoke with Tracey Martin, a woman of many talents. Martin is a designer and sustainability strategist for companies and individuals. She is also the founder of three different companies: De La Terre Colours, which makes “GOTS certified […]
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 […]
Scottsdale Fashion Week 2017 featured four nights of luxury, fashion, and entertainment. Urbanite Runway gives you an inside look into the event’s festivities.