Trashion Fashion Week – April 5-12, 2019!
Sonoma Community Center’s Trashion Fashion Week is April 5-12 and once again the Center is offering a variety of activities and events in which the entire community is invited to participate.
– Strut your stuff on the runway at the 9th Annual Trashion Fashion Show.
– Remake a Barbie Doll.
– Dress up your dog.
– Attend classes on sustainable practices in the kitchen and in everyday life.
– And attend a party with other Trashionistas and Trashion Fashion winners.
THE 9th ANNUAL TRASHION FASHION RUNWAY SHOW!
Saturday April 6, 2019
Sonoma Veterans Memorial Hall
126 First Street West
Sonoma, CA 95476
*Stay tuned for tickets to go on sale.
Trashion Week begins Friday, April 5 with “Barbie: Rescued and Reinvented,” an exhibit and silent auction featuring dozens of cast off Barbies rescued from local thrift stores repurposed and dressed in tiny trash couture by local artists. The dolls will be available for sale as well. Admission is $1.
The exhibit will remain open through April 14 and will include the Trashion Week “Wrap Up” Party – Friday April 12 (time TBD) at the Sonoma Community Center where final Barbie bids will be made, Trashion Fashion contestants will exhibit their designs, and winners of the Trashion Fashion Show will be announced.
DOGS ON THE CATWALK
11:00am, Sunday April 7, 2019
Sonoma Community Center Back Patio
Sonoma’s first Trashion Fashion show for pets! Original creations from recycled materials of course! Owners may dress up as well.
All well-behaved canines and owners are invited to participate in Dogs on the Catwalk – Sonoma’s only Trashion Show for dogs.
Prizes will be awarded in a variety of categories, use of recycled materials only. PetsLifeline will be on hand to offer adoption opportunities. The event is free for audience members.
TRASHION WEEK “WRAP UP” PARTY at the Sonoma Community Center
(Time TBD) Friday April 12, 2019
Come party like Trashionistas! Final Barbie bids will be made, Trashion Fashion contestants will exhibit and discuss their designs, and winners of the Trashion Fashion Show will be announced. Food, drinks, recycled crafts and so much more!
– CLASSES IN PREPARATION FOR TRASHION WEEK –
TRASHION FASHION DESIGN CLASS for Kids and Teens
Saturdays, March 2, 9, 16, & 30, 2019
This class is for young designers ages 9-17 who want to participate in the Trashion Runway Show, but don’t know where to start. Under the guidance of Fiber Department Head, Eric Jackson and team, students will receive 12 hours studio time to prep for the show.
The $140 enrollment fee includes the $20 runway show entry fee. Space is limited, early enrollment is encouraged.
Students are asked to bring in materials that speak to them – materials that have been previously used, rescued from the trash/recycling bin, or purchased at a thrift store.
PET LOVER’S TRASHION DESIGN CLASS – for all
Sundays, March 24 & 31, 2019
Would you like to make a look for your furry one, but unsure how to go about it? And/or would you and your pet like to walk the “Dogs on the Catwalk” Trashion Show April 7? Under the guidance of Fiber Department Head, Eric Jackson and team, this class will provide inspiration and guidance for you to to transform unconventional materials into walking outfits for your pets. Owners will also have the opportunity to create companion accessories and looks to go with their pets’.
The $65 class enrollment fee includes the $25 fee to enter the “Dogs on the Catwalk” Trashion show for pets.
Students are asked to bring in materials that speak to them – materials that have been previously used, rescued from the trash/recycling bin, or purchased at a thrift store. Tools and other recycled materials and supplies will be provided.