Posted By CityByApp Inc. on 05/09/2017



TEMECULA, CA -- The Temecula Fashion Week, in partnership with IVBCF , with three events over three day kicks off on Friday, May 19, 2017. This is the 2nd year of five major special community events sponsored and promoted by the City of Temecula and Visit Temecula Valley, the local visitor’s bureau.“The City of Temecula is sponsoring Temecula Fashion Week for the second time, in partnership with IVBCF. We are excited to promote and grow the fashion industry and local designers in the Temecula Valley”, stated Christine Damko, the Economic Development Analyst for the City of Temecula. Christine helped to spearhead this new event, partnering with Kimberly Adams of Visit Temecula Valley, Kym Espinosa of Promenade Temecula and Marie Waite, founder of the Inland Valley Business and Community Foundation (IVBCF).

Temecula Fashion Week begins on Friday May 19th at the old town Temecula City Hall. Fashion Promenade, will feature a community fundraiser “Modeling for a Cause” presented by a nonprofit Before the Transition, Inc., founder Dorothy Lee, awareness fashion show to assist students by providing scholarships to graduating seniors interested in or intending to pursue post-high school course of study at either a college/university or other post-secondary educational institution and to support the project on donating professional clothing to those veterans seeking a job, bring new or clean/press gently used clothing on a hanger or shoes. Next, a recognition walk from First Responders such as Paramedics,Firefighters, Nurses, Doctors and other related professionals. Then Tyrone Franklin who is a local Fashion Stylist will bring in male models to showcase his Men’s Clothing. Following Local Fashion Retail BusinessOwner by Rosalind Barmore of Designs on a Vine and Two Professional Fashion Designers and they are Diana Orr and Timmithea Leeds. Our entertainers for this evening will be Adelle Lim and Polynesian Dance Group. Also, 10 Selected Judges will be looking at the attendees and they will select 5 finalists for the Best Dressed Awards at the end of this event. Each judge will select 2 attendees and out of the 20 selected, 5 will be chosen to attend the May 21 st and will compete to win the Best Dressed Award. Additionally,attendees will be given the opportunity to select their Best Dressed pick with a donation made. So, there will be The People’s Choice Award for Best Dressed as well as Judges Award for Best Dressed.

Temecula Fashion Week second day on Saturday May 20th at the old town Temecula City Hall. Cars and Couture, will feature 4 Professional Designers named Vanessa Alfaro, Michael Bui, and Lisseth Corrao. And1 Professional Hat Designer Annette Higgins. Our entertainers for this evening will be Miriam Kim and a group called Triple Threat: Edwin Victory, Branden Moore and Six Foota Slimm. Another 10 judges will also do the same process for finding the 5 finalist for the Best Dressed Award. Then the last day of Temecula Fashion Week will be on Sunday May 21 st and will be held at the Conference Room of the Old Town Temecula City Hall. Entertainers for this event will be Diana Rein and Valerie Geason. 10 Finalists will be doing their showcase and another group of judges will make the final decision for the winner of this award.

Christine Damko summed up the purpose of Temecula Fashion Week by her invitation, “The City of Temecula invites the public, the community, up and coming fashion designers and existing fashion designers from other areas to come and experience all that Temecula has to offer and experience Temecula Fashion Week”.  

Information on Temecula Fashion Week events, dates, tickets and line-up is available at:

Hope to see you all!

For more information contact:

Chelsea Gray
The Event Inventor/ Soundskilz Inc.
28545 Felix Valdez Ave. St. A2
Temecula, CA 92590
(877) 357-5459
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The events are set to build greater interest and awareness for the region’s fashion brands, designers and enthusiasts.

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