5 Highlights of #FWSD - one involves Rhianna! Seriously.
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Calendar of Events
Monday | 9/30
Tuesday | 10/1
Wednesday | 10/2
Thursday | 10/3
Friday | 10/4
Saturday | 10/5
Sunday | 10/6
The days are counting down to San Diego’s largest fashion event! An exciting week full of fashion, beauty, and entertainment that everyone shouldn’t miss. There is PLENTY to be excited about, but here are the Top 5 Highlights of FWSD 2013 that we just had to share:

#1 - Internationally Famous Beauty Industry Experts

Internationally famous Industry experts  from art and beauty make an appearance at the Wednesday night of Fashion Week San Diego 2013, The Art and Beauty behind Fashion! These experts will talk about their experiences, and answer questions about their craft! Click here for more on this night.

  • Jan Nordstrom Arnold: Queen of nail design and art, with requests from top designers such as Oscar de la Renta, Betsey Johnson, and Carolina Herrera. Also the woman behind CND Nail design.
  • Kevin James Bennett: From MUD cosmetics. An Emmy award winner, and top leader and expert in the cosmetic industry.
  • Claudio Lazo: Creative director and owner of C The Salon and Wella hair expert with features in beauty and fashion magazines such as Allure and BAZAAR.
  • Marylle Koken: Professional stylist from Sebastian International

#2 - “Style to Rock” Competing Designers

Competing designers from an upcoming fashion TV show, produced by the sultry songstress and multiple grammy winner, Rihanna, will close Fashion Week San Diego’s Thursday night of runway show with with their Spring/Summer Collections. “Styled to Rock” designers Andre Soriano, Cecilia Aragon, and Dexter Simmons will feature their designs on the runway, from couture gowns to menswear.

Find out more about this aspect of Thursday, click here.

#3 - Move Over Models: Dogs Takeover the Runway

Local non-profit organization- Rancho Coastal Humane Society, which cares for the homeless animal population of San Diego will make an appearance on Friday night’s runway show. Some of their adorable AND 100% adoptable pets will strut down the runway, ready for someone to take them home! Animal lovers can also try Barefoot Wine’s special “dogtail”  where partial proceeds will go towards the Rancho Coastal Humane Society. Get all the details on Friday night, click here.

#4 - VIP Gift Bags

VIP’s will receive more than just great seats! On Sunday, following the three nights of amazing runway shows, 1,000 lucky VIP’s will each receive a gift bag. With over $350 worth of merchandise from the designers and sponsors–buy your VIP tickets now!! You really DON’T want to miss this! What else is happening on Sunday? Find out here!

#5 - Your Voice Counts!

Your voice counts:  Each night of runway shows, you can vote for your favorite designer. This is extremely IMPORTANT. Each vote helps determine which of our amazingly talented designers will receive the grand prize package of:

This is just to name a few, click here for the full details. You hold the key to determining who wins! So don’t forget to vote on our free smart phone mobile app – download today by searching ‘Fashion Week San Diego’ in your app store!


This year Fashion Week San Diego is thrilled to partner with Peroni as Official Beer Sponsor. During the week of events at Fashion Week San Diego guests will be able to quench their thirst with a bottle of Peroni.

Find out more about Peroni and our partnership, read the sponsor spotlight here.

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