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.  Download 2019 Trashion Application
  •      Remake a Barbie Doll.  (Entry Forms and Barbies available in 2019)
  •      Dress up your dog.  Download 2019 Dogs Application
  •      Attend classes on sustainable practices in the kitchen and in everyday life.
  •      And 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

We kick off our Trashion Week with the annual hit Trashion Fashion Runway Show!   Original and outrageous wearable art is created from recycled materials and cast off junk and then paraded down the catwalk for everyone’s enjoyment.  Any business, school, club, or individual may enter.  Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories and those winners will be announced at the Trashion “Wrap Up” Friday, April 12th at which the Trashion outfits will be displayed for closer admiration and artists will be available to discuss their techniques.

 

Matinee Show:  1:00 PM  (Doors Open at 12:30 PM)
Evening Show:   4:00 PM  (Doors Open at 3:30 PM)
 

*Stay tuned for tickets to go on sale.

BARBIE: Reclaimed & Reinvented
GALLERY 212,   April 5 – 13, 2019

During the full Week of Trashion “Barbie: Reclaimed & Reinvented,” will be on exhibit in Gallery 212 at the Sonoma Community Center.  The exhibit includes a silent auction of the dozens of cast off Barbies rescued from local thrift stores and recycling plants 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 13 and will include the Trashion Week “Wrap Up” PartyFriday, April 12 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 own Trashion Fashion contest and show for pets!  This free event open to the community will showcase pet-friendly original creations from recycled materials of course!  Owners may dress up as well.

Winners will be awarded and PetsLifeline will be on hand to offer adoption opportunities.

All well-behaved canines and owners are invited to participate in Dogs on the Catwalk – Sonoma’s only Trashion Show for dogs.

TRASHION WEEK “WRAP UP” PARTY at the Sonoma Community Center
(Time TBD)  Friday April 12, 2019

Come party like Trashionistas!   And don’t miss this event where it all comes together  – Final Barbie bids will be made, Trashion Fashion and Dogs on the Catwalk contestants will exhibit and discuss their designs, and winners of the Trashion Fashion Shows will be announced and awarded prizes.  Save the Date!  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
10:00AM-1:00PM

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
11:00AM-1:00PM

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.