Our 2018-2019 Fashion Shows

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

Byfield, massachusetts

Saturday, April 27, 2019
5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
The Governor's Academy                                                                  1 Elm Street                                                                                          Byfield, MA 01922

The eighth annual original Rubbish to Runway will be held at the Governor's Academy secondary school in beautiful Byfield, MA. The partnership with The Governor's Academy will bring the students of Long Way Home's flagship school, Centro Educativo Tecnico Chixot, into an exchange with The Governor's students to enhance learning opportunities on both sides. Our favorite emcee, Mayor Donna Holaday, will again hostess, and walk the runway. Matt Paneitz, Executive Director of Long Way Home, is threatening to take a walk on the catwalk too! See you there for all the fun!

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Contact: Elizabeth Rose


Houston, Texas

LAST SUCCESSFUL SHOW was on Saturday, September 22, 2018.

Thank you to all our patrons and supporters. See you in 2019!!!

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

Yessenia Morales brings the third annual Houston Rubbish to Runway to the Talento Billingue de Houston. 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

Los Angeles, California

NEXT SHOW: Saturday, March, 2019

Location to be announced soon!

Los Angeles rubbish walks the catwalk for its third year in March 2019. 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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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 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