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Fuego 2019 Fashion Show

By Kiersten Kimminau

Photos by CWU ATM

Daring, Inspiring, and Risqué

These are just three words that designer, Carissa Hills used to describe the 2019 Annual Fashion Show, Fuego.

On June 1st, step into the flame of fashion as Fuego takes fashion forward trends to the next level. This year’s, show features 16 original student designers who are excited to share their innovative designs that reflect their unique and creative visions. Lindsey Abad, Sean Helligso, Sydney Crowley and Carissa Hills are only a few of the student designers who will be displaying their original work on the runway. Many more have also been working tirelessly on their collections to share at this event which will feature 60 unique looks for your viewing pleasure!

Skilled designers will bring you a wide array of collections ranging from trendy street wear, to ethically sourced styles, to celestial ensembles. One thing is for certain, each piece is sure to dazzle you!


“Each concept and line will immerse you into another realm of fashion.” -Carissa Hills

Located in the Milo Smith Tower Theater, there will be a matinee show at 3pm and an evening show at 7pm. Each show will begin with a silent auction one hour before the show. Cash, check or card will be accepted. The auction will feature items donated by businesses from the Ellensburg community and across Washington. Proceeds will benefit the Apparel, Textiles and Merchandising Program and next years’ fashion show, so come a little early to check it out and show your support.

If you haven’t bought a ticket yet, what are you waiting for? You can buy your ticket today online here or purchase one on the day-of for $12 at the door.


Whether you consider yourself a trendsetter or think you don’t know the first thing about fashion, everyone can find something to love about this show! Come support the talented designers, admire original masterpieces and be swept away in the captivating realm of fashion!

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