Thursday – Oct. 17  5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Tucson Desert Art Museum

7000 E. Tanque Verde Road


Designer Fashion Presentation 

& Student Competition 

Evening features a textile competition of designs by students from the Art Institute of Tucson, Pima Community College and University of Arizona, plus fashion presentations by Jan Traficanti of Belsita Couture, Esteban Osuna and Desert Vintage. Hors d’oeuvres and wine included.


$35 general admission

$25 with student or military ID


Friday – Oct. 18

5:30 Inspired Icon event & Platinum package holders

6:30 p.m. General admission

Tucson Museum of Art

140 N. Main Ave.


5:30 p.m.

Inspired Icon Moveable Feast with 

Celebrity Designer Betsey Johnson 

Engage the senses while telling a story. That’s the challenge for Tucson’s top restaurant chefs and mixologists who will serve cocktails and culinary creations inspired by original Betsey Johnson collections. Albert Hall, Daniel Scordato, Jim Murphy, Brucy Yim, Café á La C’Art and Penca are participating.


$150 per person. Proceeds benefit two charities

(includes Premiere Runway & Ensemble Presentation)


6:30 p.m.

Premiere Runway & Ensemble Presentation

The collections of national designers Betsey Johnson and Donni Charm are showcased, along with emerging designers Cybil White of Julia Love, Laura Tanzer and Elizabeth (Albert) Denneau of Candy Strike. Ensemble teams including a bartender, clothing designer, hair stylist, makeup artist and model will collaborate on a cohesive fashion presentation. Fun nibbles at The Lounge by Playground.


$70 for premiere runway seating

$35 general admission

$25 with student or military ID


Saturday – Oct. 19   5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

La Encantada

2905 E. Skyline Drive


Runway Wrap-Up & Fashion 

Awards Presentation Party

The final event features celebrity designer Bert Keeter from Project Runway as well as New York designer Nicholas K and children’s designer Rebecca Gold and Her “Love Jay Girls” collection – plus local designers Heather Lindquist of Tonatiuh and Ashley Bowman and Charlene Hock of Bowman & Hock. Light bites from Tavolino Ristorante Italiano plus beverages from Alliance Beverage and Golden Eagle Distributors are included. The after party’s hosted by Shlomo & Vito’s.


$35 general admission

$25 with student or military ID


Order tickets online: www.tucsonfashionweek.com

3-day general admission package – $75


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