Our 2017 Fashion Shows

Each Rubbish to Runway Show is unique to its community, but global in its vision.


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lexington, massachusetts

Friday, May 19, 2017

Jonas Clarke Middle School
17 Stedman Road
Lexington, MA 02421
7:30-10:00 PM

Alyson Brown, a Rubbish to Runway designer and Lexington, MA drama teacher, is organizing the first R2R of tweens helping children. Brown invites the public to attend this Rubbish to Runway event to see fashions created by sixteen middle school students who are using their own rubbish—broken umbrellas, paint chips, soda bottles and plastic bags—for good.

Contact: Alyson Brown


Los Angeles California

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Knights of Columbus
214 Avenue I
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
7:30 PM-Midnight

Los Angeles rubbish walks the catwalk for its second year on Saturday, June 3. Creators Danny Paz and Rocio Ortegon return to guide both experienced designers and newbies to take up this exciting creative challenge.

Contact: Danny Paz


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Houston, Texas

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Talento Bilingue de Houston
333 South Jenson Drive
Houston, TX 77003
7:00-9:00 PM

Yessenia Morales brings the third annual Houston Rubbish to Runway. This show is in remembrance of Vanessa Morales, Yessenia’s twin sister, who loved education, girls and fashion.

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Contact: Yessenia Morales


salisbury, massachusetts

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Blue Ocean Music Hall
4 Ocean Front N
Salisbury, MA 01952
6:00-9:00 PM

The seventh annual original Rubbish to Runway will be held at the stunning Blue Ocean Music Hall where you will enjoy both views of the Atlantic Ocean and the incredible runway fashions. Our own Mayor of Newburyport, Donna Holaday, will emcee again. Adrienne Montezinos will be the Mistress of Organization for the evening. Matt Paneitz, Executive Director of Long Way Home, may take a walk on the catwalk. See you there!

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Contact: Elizabeth Rose


edmonton, Alberta, canada

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Venue and date coming soon!

Rubbish to Runway Edmonton combines the upcycled fashion show we know and love from our sister projects with Drag Queens, singers, dancers and a full night of entertainment. We are hoping to be including more Drag Queens in our upcoming event, and have more creative fashion for our supporters. Stay tuned for the announcement of the date—hopefully summer 2017—and the location.

Contact: Ashley Kravetsky