Arizona Fashion Week returns for its second year this fall, expanding its production and reach across the Valley with a full two-week schedule of fashionable events. The festivities kick off October 22nd and run through November 5th with runway shows, designer meet-and-greets, networking, shopping and more.
Bringing together the community to showcase rising talent, Arizona Fashion Week is an opportunity for guests to experience everything local and regional designers, stylists, models, hair, and makeup artists and more have to offer.
Arizona Fashion Week kicks off with a media day on October 22nd. Local media and influencers will get an exclusive preview of this year’s exciting happenings, meet the fashion week team, designers, and sponsors.
Starting October 23rd, the public is invited to attend the official grand opening of The Fashion House, which will serve as Arizona Fashion Week’s headquarters. Open daily, guests can gather, eat and drink, meet the designers, shop their collections, experience local products, and join special events ranging from workshops to private dinners.
This year, the Fashion House is expanding into its new downtown location at 200 W. Monroe, at the X Phoenix. The country-club style location will be the premier flagship destination for fashion week guests, designers, and brands. It will be open to the public and free to attend throughout the two-week schedule.
Notable designers Michael Ngo, Usama Ishtay and Kenneth Barlis are joining this year’s lineup with their newest collections. More than 18 designers will be showcased throughout the events.
Arizona Fashion Week will host three main runway shows to conclude the festivities. The events will be held at 5 p.m. on November 3rd in downtown Phoenix, November 4th in Scottsdale, and November 5th in Mesa. Each show will have a creative runway set and offer a unique experience for the guests. Official locations of each show will be announced in October.
New this year, Arizona Fashion Week will donate 15 percent of the ticket sales to local children’s charities through The Saguaros, their official charity partner. The funds raised will be announced at the charity’s annual gala in November.
Exclusive partners of Arizona Fashion Week 2023 include AZ Stronghold, X Phoenix, The Saguaros, Ryan M. Scottsdale, Scottsdale Nights, Kings Exotics, The Black Bar Co., Simply Celeste’s, El Cristiano Tequila, and Martini Mates.
There are still opportunities to get involved with Arizona Fashion Week. To learn more about opportunities and to stay up-to-date on upcoming events and announcements, visit azfw2023.com or follow them on social media at @azfw.official.