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Fashion Files – February 2017

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

‘Marry Me!’ Bridal Bazaar By Diana Cavagnaro | Fashion Files The Winter Bridal Bazaar was presented at the San Diego Convention Center on Jan. 8, and the theme for the day was “Marry me!” Two hundred wedding professionals were on hand with all the information you would need for that special day. Brides-to-be could talk […]

Fashion Files January 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Features, Top Story | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro

The San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade was presented by the VCA Market Street Animal Hospital on Dec. 11. This was the ninth year for this festive event that took place in the Hilton Gaslamp Park.

Furry critters came out all decked out in matching costumes with their owners. The live stage was rocking with music by George Farres and the Band. The San Diego Police K-9 Division presented live demonstrations with their trained police dogs. A Pet Expo was set up in the Hilton Gaslamp Park that was free to the public. There were 26 booths set up with everything canine including food, veterinarians, and dog care.

Fashion Files December 2016

Posted: December 2nd, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro New East Village boutique Wild Dove SD is a new contemporary boutique in East Village. Owner Rachel Hunt saw a void in neighborhood boutiques and thought this would be a perfect time to open one. Hunt has a bachelor’s in fashion merchandising from Illinois State. After graduating, she worked in retail for […]

Fashion Files November 2016

Posted: November 4th, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro Gaslight Gathering Gaslight Gathering 6 was held at the Town & Country Resort Hotel on Oct. 7-9. The theme this year was “All the Steamy Things That Go Bump in the Night,” and this fun-filled convention included two fashion shows and a masquerade ball.

Fashion Files October 2016

Posted: October 7th, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro Porto Vista sizzles Ziur Designs and Oseas Villatoro hosted a charity fashion show on Saturday, Aug. 27. This fashionable event was on the rooftop of the Porto Vista Hotel in Little Italy, a quaint hotel that is family-owned and offers a full-service facility to their patrons.

Fashion Files September 2016

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro Celebrating couture The Globe Guilders and Neiman Marcus presented “Celebrating Couture 2016” Aug. 22 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis. This annual luncheon and fashion show began with a Champagne reception and silent auction in the new grand ballroom. The chair for the event was Linda Van Vark, with honorary chairs Barbara […]

Fashion Files August 2016

Posted: August 5th, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro Her Universe The third annual Her Universe fashion show was held during San Diego Comic-Con on July 21. The event drew a huge crowd that gathered in the Harbor Ballroom at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Host for the evening was actress and entrepreneur, Ashley Eckstein, who began Her Universe within The Araca […]

Fashion Files July 2016

Posted: July 1st, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | No Comments

By Diana Cavagnaro Threads of many colors The San Diego Creative Stitchery Guild presented a biennial fashion show and luncheon at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside on May 21. Bonnie Graham and Amy Todorovich were chairs for the event and the fashion show was juried, with only the best of the best selected to be […]

Fashion Files June 2016

Posted: June 3rd, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | 1 Comment

By Diana Cavagnaro Bazaar Under the Stars The Mingei International Museum presented the Bazaar Under the Stars on May 7 in Balboa Park. An outdoor market was set up with hand-made goods from international artisans. Guests could come and meet the artists and a Malahat Spirits Lounge was set up so everyone could relax and […]

Fashion Files May 2016

Posted: May 6th, 2016 | Columnists, Fashion Files, Featured | 1 Comment

By Diana Cavagnaro When history and fashion collide The Villa Montezuma is an incredible Queen Anne Victorian mansion located in the heart of Sherman Heights near Downtown. This magnificent mansion, built in 1887, is also known as the Jesse Shepard House. For the last 10 years, this museum has been closed but recently reopened on […]