SAVE THE DATE - April 3-9, 2016.  Mark your calendars now, as you will not want to miss the glitz and glamour of the largest fashion show on the West Coast.  Fashion Week El Paseo™ 2016 presents runway shows featuring top couture designers Zandra Rhodes and Marc Bouwer, Michael Costello and the Stars of Project Runway, the El Paseo Runway show, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising graduating student collections, and Le Chien Couture, benefiting the Humane Society of the Desert. Daytime events include exciting trunk shows and more. It all unfolds in Palm Desert. This year, the show’s ”Big White Tent” moves to the top of the Gardens on El Paseo parking structure.  Tickets went on sale Friday (Nov 13th).

Some of the highlights:

Sunday April 3rd – Le Chien:  Cocktails, a silent auction, music and entertainment precede a canine fashion show in this annual benefit for the Humane Society of the Desert.

Monday, April 4th – El Paseo Rocks:  The Girlfriend factor, a local nonprofit organization providing education grants to women, invites you to attend a cocktail reception followed by an entertaining and visually exciting fashion show featuring fashions from 10 stores on El Paseo,  with the latest trends and fashion for Spring 2016.  

Tuesday, April 5th – Michael Costello and Starts of Project Runway:  Michael Costello and more than 10 other Project Runway stars showcase their Spring/Summer 2016 collections highlighting their talents.

Thursday, April 7th – IDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising 2016 Couture Debut Show:  FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising presents their hand-picked debut graduating class of 2016 with a premier presentation of their couture collections.  

Friday, April 8th – International Designer Zandra Rhodes:  Dressing international celebrities and royalty for over 5 decades, international fashion designer Dame Zandra Rhodes brings her fashions to El Paseo.

Saturday, April 9th – Fashion Week Finale Presents: Marc Bouwer: South African born and now New York’s superstar designer, Marc Bouwer, will highlight his latest collection on the runway of the Big White Tent.

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