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The place to see the most exciting local and international fashion leaders – from designers and stylists to media and brands is at OC Fashion Week® March 25 – March 28.
Opening Day features a premiere of Fashion Parade 2018 in front of stunning panoramic city views at Marriott Irvine Spectrum’s Hive & Honey Rooftop Bar on Sunday, March 25 at 3 p.m.
At this special preview you’ll see the latest ready-to-wear creations from BGR Designs creator Berenice Gonzales, elegant designer Charmaine Joie Couture and Carmerad Hand-Made collection from girl's wear designer Adina Bidian. Also introducing the Jewelery collections of Australian jeweler Sally Skoufis, Jacqueline Paolo Qua Galang for ShopBexo and Danielle Poe of JAGged Edge Jewelry.
Taking to the modeling runway for the first-time will be the sassy scribes from So Cal Bloggers featuring shirts by Stranger Prints - a precursor to their own event Babechella coming in June. “Our runway team Behind the Seams trained these bloggers as "first-time-runway" models in preparation for their first fashion show in June this year which we are sponsoring,” says OC Fashion Week® president Kathryn Marino. “We are giving the crowds a chance to see what we do to prepare models for all our runways.”
Guests will also see Art Institute of California students compete in a chefs’ challenge – each creating stylish plates of culinary delights to tantalize the taste buds and inflame the pages of Instagram. Renowned Food Network Star's own food stylist and costumer, Nico Alvarado, will be a guest panelist helping decide who wins the title for dishing up the smartest, most succulent savories.
(To register for any of the events, visit https://ocfashionweek.com/pages/f-w-2018-schedule)
Day 1 – Mon, March – 4pm to 7pm at Tony & Guy Hairdressing Academy, Costa Mesa.
House of Style: Avant Garde Hair and Makeup – “Fashion Photographers will love this LIVE House of Style Fashion photo exhibition. Students and master stylists at the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy will demonstrate an array of experimental and futuristic hair and make-up concepts . The 2018 House of Style: Avant Garde Hair and Makeup exhibition is your backstage pass to witness the radical, unorthodox and high-adrenalin artistry of fashion design in action. Students will work with designers Carolina Hernandez of Veteran Couture, Tijuana’s couture designer Llenuel Fro and newcomer hat designer Roxy Lambaren of Blooming Petals. Each will push the boundaries with forward thinking, eyebrow-raising master-styling at its best @TonyGuyHairdressingAcademy.
The first 100 Guests receive a special Sephora South Coast Plaza gift bag.
Day 2 – Tuesday 27 March – 6pm sharp to 9pm at Lido Marina Village, Newport Beach
Cruise Collections – Enjoy a luxury cruise and fashion show aboard the 140-foot-long super yacht Eternity presented by Badgley Mischka. Orange County’s premier clothier Dave Welch and Florentine-trained designer who worked 5 years with Emilio Pucci branches off to launch her own collection - Awâsis Pachëco will reveal their 2018 collections along with demonstrations by the finest talents from the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, Sephora and Amazing Lash Studio. The evening highlights a live trunk show with @KUKKAJEWELERY, direct from Spain, @JAGGED_EDGE_JEWELRY and Silviya Neri fine scarves from Italy.
This luxury fashion-on-the-water event includes a two-hour cruise, delicious appetizers and refreshments.
7:15PM - Lower Deck - Designer Dave Welch, BSpoke Style
8:00PM - Middle Deck - Intermission
8:15PM - Top Deck - Finale - Designer Awâsis Pachëco, Awâsis Pachëco Clothing
Day 3 – Wednesday 28 March – 6pm to 9pm at Baker Block, Costa Mesa
Trina Turk leads a cast of international designers as OC Fashion Week®welcomes its newest venue partner which is also one of Costa Mesa’s most desirable living spaces, Baker Block. @livebakerblock
“We’re proud to be an international fashion trade show, located in the luxurious market of Orange County,” says OC Fashion Week® executive producer Kathryn Marino. “This market accounts for $37 billion consumer expenditures each year, a world leader when it comes to money spent per capita on fashion. We invite you to see for yourself the designing talents, apparel pieces, styles, and models in our three-runways, four-day fashion week beginning 26 March.”
ADELAFAI by Angie Fontaine
HOUSE OF JIMENEZ by Jonathan Jimenez
26-LINE by Maria Lopez-Schoeman
FASHIONS BY ROHINI - Rohini Bedi
HOUSE OF DAUGHTRY- The Dream Dress by HEATHER DAUGHTRY
Blue Spirit Collection by ANDREA WILSON, U.S. Virgin Islands
COLLECTIONS by TRINA TURK
ANTHEA CRAWFORD, new addition from Sydney, Australia
GRAYSE by Kelly & Marie Gray
For more information, check: https://ocfashionweek.com .