Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) celebrates 10 years in 2017, and is featuring its first signature event of the year—the Spring Showcase—which will be held on the Windsor Lawn at Hotel Del Coronado on May 13 starting at 6 p.m. Featuring designer looks, live entertainment, silent auction, and much more, the popular event will offer an exclusive sneak peek of FWSD17 designer’s collections before their full debut on the Fall Runway. Combining fashion, music and art, the 2017 Spring Showcase gives designers and vendors alike a chance to custom craft a booth outfitted with samples, giveaways and more.
The 10-year anniversary of FWSD will be a year-long celebration, recognizing up-and-coming designers, honoring established names in the industry and serving as a platform for artists to speak their voice through design. The Spring Showcase will kick off the year-long events, which will include fashion lunches, culinary couture, informal fashion events. The following 21 designers will be participating in FWSD this year:
A’doreus, Alber Rezko, B.JASH.I, Baza, Haus of K2, HOLA Swimwear, Hulabelle Swimwear, I Am Sublime, Isabel Vianey, Jamie Wooning, KHEIR SHANNAI, Oseas Villatoro, RACA Designs, RHCREATION, Saul Lizacri, Taylor Whipp, Territa Torres, The Stylish Bisou, They & Them, VaughnBerry and Wafa By Wafa.
“In the last decade, we have seen over 100 designer brands walk the runway and take part in California’s biggest fashion event of the year,” said Allison Andrews, founder and director of FWSD. “From high-end fashion and playful textures, to men’s street style and even dog fashion, we’ve seen it all. This year, I am thrilled to host Spring Showcase at Hotel Del Coronado, where guests can not only get a sneak peek at our 2017 designers, but also get to spend time at this incredible hotel.”
Other FWSD events held at Hotel Del Coronado this year include a Haute Dog Yappy Hour (June 4), Fashion Brunches (July 13, Aug. 13 and Sept. 17) and Culinary Couture (Aug. 23).
Tickets for the Spring Showcase are on SALE NOW and only $20.00, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting FAB Authority. For more information and to learn about all the events leading up to the Fall Runway Shows, visit: www.fashionweeksd.com.
About Fashion Week San Diego
Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) is an annual bi-national event, comprised of a week-long Fall Runway Show, a Spring Showcase and a series of monthly shows and workshops throughout San Diego County. Launched by San Diego fashion entrepreneur Allison Andrews in the fall of 2012, FSWD is designed to grow the developing local retail industry and serve as a launching pad for emerging designers. FWSD breaks the traditional industry molds by connecting consumers directly with designers through annual events, social media and sales opportunities. For more information, visit www.fashionweeksd.com