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The 8th annual Reno Fashion Show too place Saturday night at Harrah’s Convention Center in downtown Reno. The event featured 13 designers, most from Northern Nevada and a few from Project Runway.
Models auditioned for the show in June, and many who walked the runway Saturday night were locals. Maria Segura made a particular effort at diversity, including a transgender model and a model with down syndrome. All were greeted with applause by the audience.
Men’s and women’s clothes were featured, and the lines included everything from cotton t-shirts to formal gowns to lingerie, and everything in between. Models pranced down a long runway flanked on both sides by an enthusiastic and supportive audience. People cheered the models and danced in their seats to the funky soundtracks.
The 13 designers featured were:
- Edward Coleman Designs
- Art of Maria Segura Fashion
- Taylor Uchytil
- Nikki Jay Clothing
- Home Means Nevada Co.
- Enchanted Boutique
- Sweet Like Honey
- Apricot Lane
- Richard Hallmarq
Andrea is a freelance photographer and mountain enthusiast. She discovered the Great Basin on her first trip to California 15 years ago and finally made the move to Reno in 2019. Her favorite stories investigate efforts to strike a balance between conservation and recreation. Andrea has made images for a variety of publications, websites, and conservation organizations. In her free time—and sometimes for work!—she enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, snowshoeing, and lazy days in camp with her husband.