Our 2017 Fashion Shows

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


Houston, Texas


Talento Bilingue de Houston
333 South Jenson Drive
Houston, TX 77003

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

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Rocky Mountain Ice House
10516 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Canada

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 will be including more Drag Queens in our upcoming event, and have more creative fashion, music, performances and a raffle for our supporters.

Contact: Ashley Kravetsky


Saturday, September 9, 2017

Saint Rocke
142 Pacific Coast HWY
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
4:00 - 8:00 PM

Los Angeles rubbish walks the catwalk for its second year on Saturday, Sept 9. Creators Danny Paz and Rocio Ortegon return to guide both experienced designers and newbies to take up this exciting creative challenge.

Contact: Danny Paz

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

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lexington, massachusetts

Friday, May 18, 2018

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