Fashion designers from Project Runway and
Project Runway All Stars will appear at

the 2019 Benicia Fashion Runway,

 September 27-28, 2019

An ensemble of designers from the reality fashion series “Project Runway and Project Runway All Stars”  will be presenting their ready to wear collections on the catwalk during Benicia’s Fashion Runway, September 27-28, 2019.  Several models that will walk for the designers have competed on America’s Next Top Model including Erin Green who appeared on Cycle 24.  Erin and her twin sister Desiree will also serve as the hosts of the evening’s production.

The Designers


New York Designer Richie Rich of Heatherette

LA Designer Merlin Castell


Richard Hallmarq Season 11

Joe Segal Season 11

Amanda Valentine Season 11



America’s Top Model

Erin Green and her twin Desiree


Benicia Fashion Runway Schedule

Friday, September 27, 2019 6:00-8:00 PM 

Estey Gallery 216 First Street

Ticket Price: $25

8-10 PM Designer Trunk Show

Christina S Fashion Destination

Benicia Fashion Runway kicks off with a special evening of behind-the-scenes stories by “Project Runway” designers. It’s a rare opportunity to hear first-hand what it’s like to be on the reality show. The event is 6:00-8:00 PM at the Estey Gallery 216 First Street in Downtown Benicia. From 8-10 PM the designers will be hosting a trunk show preview to the runway show at Christina S Fashion Destination 370 First Street, Benicia.


Saturday, September 28, 2019

6-10 PM
Ticket Price: $45

Grand Finale Runway

  • 6-7:00 PM: Preshow reception, wine, and fashionable tastes. Held outdoors at the Treasury of Commons on First and East D streets.
  • 7:00-8:30 PM: Grand Finale Runway Show and Auction, presenting the collections of each of the 5 designers and Christina S Fashion Destionation.
  • 8:30-10 PM: Shop the night away after the runway show, for the ultimate designer experience.


Tickets are available at the following locations: Christina S Fashion Destination, 370 First Street; 707-745-5125 and Benicia Main Street, 90 First Street and online at www.beniciafashionrunway.com


About Benicia Fashion Runway

This two-day fashion event is now in its 11th year and is known for collaborating with “up and coming” designers as well as fashion legends. It was started in 2009 to showcase what Benicia offers in fashion, and through the year has hosted 20 Project Runway Designers, graduates from FIDM Fashion Institute of  Design and Merchandising and iconic designer Patricia Field who put fashion into “Sex and the City”. The Grand Finale Runway Show takes place under the Benicia sky and is attended by enthusiasts from as far as Florida, Utah, and LA.

Here are the PR designers that have shown at Benicia Fashion Runway

Richard Hallmarq Season 11

Emily Payne Season 13

Bert Keeter Season 9

Stanley Hudson Season 11

Melissa Fleis Season 10

Ari South Season 8

Sonjia Williams Season 10

Fabio Costa Season 10

Layana Aguilar Season 11

Rey Ortiz Under the Gun

Kini Zamora Season 13

Sandro Masmanidi Season 12

Samantha Black Season 11

Amy Bond Season 16



About Christina S. Fashion Destination
Christina S. Fashion Destination, 370 First Street, has become a Bay Area destination for fashion and style for the last 13 years.  Featuring international designer clothing and accessories that are exclusive to boutiques, the store hosts frequent trunk shows and special events to showcase the latest trends from around the world. www.christinasbenicia.com

About Benicia

The waterfront city of Benicia is known for its interesting shops, rich history, vibrant arts community, and beautiful views. It’s estimated that nearly 500 artists are in residence, and their work can be viewed and purchased at the many public and private galleries throughout town, including Arts Benicia, the city’s art center and gallery. The charming, scenic city provides visitors with an array of popular dining options and one of a kind shopping.

For details about a Benicia getaway, please check out www.visitbenicia.org.  www.facebook.com/VisitBenicia.

Benicia Fashion Runway Weekend is sponsored by Christina S Fashion Destination, proceeds from a fashion raffle benefit the Soroptimist International of Benicia Women’s Resource Center and Safe House. Each designer donates an item from their collection that is awarded at the Grand Finale Runway Show.

For more information, please contact Christina Strawbridge at fashfun@aol.com