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A strong finish rewarded those who stuck around for all nine designers who showed at opening night of Phoenix Fashion Week 2012 at Talking Stick. Granted, with proceedings running about an hour behind schedule (fingers crossed seating issues are ironed out for the next two days) we can't blame the herd of folks who split during an oddly placed intermission -- with just two designers left in the evening's lineup.
But catching the finale from L.A.-based established designer Mariska was worth the wait -- and the un-fun sitting through Living Dreams' palm tree-stamped T-shirts and tie-dye onesies from OfraStyle. Read the full story on Phoenix Fashion Week 2012's Opening Night.
Photos by Melissa Fossum
Published on October 5, 2012