Sacramento Fashion Week

February 24, 2011

IADT Students & Alumni Take Center Stage at Sacramento Fashion Week

IADT fashion students Eshonna Watson-Trice and Faatui Toele and alumni Janelle Cardenas, Maisha Bahati, Melissa Kay and Brenda Villata are among the 14 local designers featured in Sacramento Fashion Week.

An exclusive Launch Party kicked off the event on Feb. 24. On Feb. 25, IADT is hosting two free workshops, open to the public, on patternmaking techniques and moodboards. The Emerging Designers showcase, which will include Toele’s, Bahati’s and Villata’s garments, is Friday night at 7 p.m. On Saturday the 26th, the Finale Showcase highlights 2011 Fall/Winter Collections and Couture Collections from some of Sacramento’s premier, cutting-edge fashion designers, including Cardenas, Kay and Trice.

The multi-day event benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Sacramento & Northeastern California. Tickets for these events are currently available online only at