San Diego's 2017 ​Temecula Fashion Week Recap

High Fashions in Temecula

Temecula Fashion Week

Photo by Robert O'Neil

On Friday, May 19th, entrepreneur and community leader Marie Waite presented local designers that highlighted a memorable opening night during Temecula’s annual fashion week at the City Hall, Old Town Temecula Courtyard. In addition to local brands, designers like Dorothy Lee, Rosalind Barmore, Diana Orr, and Timmitiah Leeds celebrated fashion and talent while benefiting IVBCF, a charity dedicated to the success of local high school seniors as they advance into higher education.

The night started with a glamorous red carpet entrance and car show, and it was followed with amazing performances. Minutes after, Marie Waite along with hosts of the night Steve Matley and Jim McLaughlin, introduced the judges of the event: Robbie Motter, Sonya Berg, Kimberly Espinosa, Lowona Crawford, Casey Carter, Ms Mary, Robert Brooke Eldridge, and Lyndell Werling.

Designs on a Vine, by Rosalind Barmore, opened the fashion show. Designs on a Vine Boutique is an upscale women’s clothing boutique focusing on career women seeking fashion-forward attire for all occasions. Designs on a Vine Boutique is the solution for the women of Temecula and the surrounding areas looking for something new and unique.

The next designer, Dorothy Lee, has six closets located at several businesses with the dedication of procuring professional clothing and accessories to those who do not have the financial means to purchase their own suits for interviewing. Their clients include veterans, foster and at-risk youth, ex-offenders, and senior citizens. 

Designer Diana Orr has been working in fashion and costume design for 15 years. She have designed and overseen production for private label, ready-to-wear garments for Neiman Marcus, Dillard’s, Saks, Chicos, Boston Proper, Cache, Nordstrom, and more. Orr regularly visit the manufacturing facilities overseas and maintains close contact with every aspect of her company's products from concept to finished garment. 

Closing the fashion show and ready for a spring romance with her stunning San Diegan collection was Timmithea Leeds. Her dresses combine a youthful spirit with the beach vibe of the SoCal lifestyle. Touches of couture bring special elegance to this new line. Timmithea Leeds designs come from her love of art and fashion––vibrant colors and bold prints set into unique, fashion-forward dresses.

For Related Articles Try:

Interview with Aimee Fuller Designs

One on One with Project Runway's Ashley Nell Tipton

2016 Fashion Week San Diego