Arizona Fashion Week returns for its second year this fall, expanding its production and reach across the Valley with a full two-week schedule of fashionable events. The festivities kick off on Oct. 22 and run through Nov. 5 with runway shows, designer meet-and-greets, networking, shopping, and more.

The event will once again spotlight rising talent, showcasing everything local and regional designers, stylists, models, hair and makeup artists, and more have to offer.

Beginning Oct. 23, the public is invited to attend the official grand opening of The Fashion House, which will serve as Arizona Fashion Week’s headquarters. Open daily, guests can gather, eat and drink, meet the designers, shop their collections, experience local products, and join special events ranging from workshops to private dinners.

Arizona Fashion Week. Photo by JC Donaldson/High Tier Photography

This year, the Fashion House is expanding into its new Downtown location at 200 W. Monroe, at the X Phoenix. The country-club style location will be the premier flagship destination for fashion week guests, designers, and brands. It will be open to the public and free to attend throughout the two-week schedule.

Notable designers Michael NgoUsama Ishtay, and Kenneth Barlis are joining this year’s lineup with their newest collections. More than 18 designers will be showcased throughout the events.

Arizona Fashion Week will host three main runway shows to conclude the festivities. The events will be held at 5 p.m. on Nov. 3 in Downtown Phoenix, Nov. 4 in Scottsdale, and Nov. 5 in Mesa. Each show will have a creative runway set and offer a unique experiences. Official locations of each show will be announced in October.

Pre-sale tickets are now available here.

This year, Arizona Fashion Week will donate 15% of the ticket sales to local children’s charities through The Saguaros, its official charity partner. The funds raised will be announced at the charity’s annual gala in November.

Exclusive partners of Arizona Fashion Week 2023 include AZ Stronghold, X Phoenix, The Saguaros, Ryan M. Scottsdale, Scottsdale Nights, Kings Exotics, The Black Bar Co., Simply Celeste’s, El Cristiano Tequila, and Martini Mates.

Arizona Fashion Week. Photo by Michael Franco