Our 2018-2019 Fashion Shows

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


Los Angeles, California

March 2019, date TBD

 Los Angeles rubbish walks the catwalk for its third year in 2019. Creators Danny Paz and Rocio Ortegon return to guide both experienced designers and newbies to take up this exciting creative challenge.


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Houston, Texas

Saturday, September 22, 2018

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

Yessenia Morales brings the fourth annual Rubbish to Runway to Houston, Texas on Saturday, September 22, 2018, in remembrance of Vanessa Morales, Yessenia’s twin sister, who loved education, girls and fashion. The proceeds will be generously contributed to the education of children in San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala. Yessenia's show is always full of talent, spirit and unique vision. We look forward to seeing you there!.

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 Contact: Yessenia Morales


Byfield, massachusetts

Saturday, April 27, 2019

The Governor's Academy
1 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922
6:00-9:00 PM

The eighth annual North Shore Rubbish to Runway will be held at the stunning Governor's Academy located on 450 acres in the peaceful village of Byfield, Massachusetts. Mayor of Newburyport, Donna Holaday, will emcee again. Our honorary chair will be the renowned international humanitarian worker and author Linda Cruse. Matt Paneitz, the Executive Director of Long Way Home, may take a walk on the catwalk.  We look forward to seeing you there!

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Contact: Elizabeth Rose


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lexington, massachusetts

Friday, May 17, 2019

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 the organizer of the third annual Rubbish to Runway, Lexington. Unique to this show is the school setting, a middle-school. The designers are all talented tweens dedicating their creativity to helping other children.  Fashions will be completed by sixteen middle school students using their own rubbish—broken umbrellas, paint chips, soda bottles and plastic bags—for good.

Contact: Alyson Brown

Tickets at the door!


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