First Fridays Walks Down the Fashion Runway This Month

May 2, 2012

First Fridays takes to the runway May 4 with Tucson’s premier fashion show at the Fox Theatre.

“Canvas: Art on the Runways” starts at 8 p.m. with a VIP reception at 7 p.m.

More than 130 models and 30 hair/makeup artist will bring fashions alive in this fashion show staged by First Fridays runway producer and Tucson Fashion Group founder Yekatherina Bruner.

The runway show features styles inspired by the most influential painters of the last two centuries, including: Sir Joshua Reynolds, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Gustav Klimt, Wassily Kandinsky, Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Chuck Close, and Georgia O’Keefe.

Models will sport a diverse ensemble of designers, fashion stylists, boutiques and brands including: Phillip Manus, Melanie Lockwood, Jenny Hermalik, RumB, Terysa Ridgeway, Khan Nguyen, Brooke AliciaReyes, Laura Tanzer, Sydney Ballesteros, Diana Lopez, and Tres boutique.

Following the show, the night continues with the official First Fridays After Party at Playground.

First Fridays is staged by Tucson Young Professionals. General admission is $25. VIP admission is $40. Sign up here.