Race to the Runway

Calling All Local Independent Designers

Find out how to take part in this year’s Independent Designer Runway Show.

03/23/2016 By Aoife Reilly

Road to the Runway

Runway Recap: IDRS 2015

The winner of the Independent Designer Runway Show is...

10/06/2015 By Amanda Zurita Photography by Vivian Hsu

Make It Work

The Who's Who of the Independent Designer Runway Showcase 2015

Introducing the eight designers on the road to the runway at Bellevue Fashion Week this fall.

05/12/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Road to the Runway

Are You Seattle's Next Top Designer?

The submission process for this year's Independent Designer Runway Showcase is on now. Find out how your looks could hit the catwalk this fall.

01/15/2015 By Amanda Zurita

Runway Report

We Were There: IDRS 2014

Ten exceptional emerging designers showcase their newest collections to a sold-out crowd at Bellevue Fashion Week.

09/30/2014 By Jeremy Buben

Slideshow

IDRS Files #10: Jenny Fort

09/11/2014

Countdown to runway

IDRS Files #10: Jenny Fort

Get back to basics with IDRS candidate Jenny Fort and her go-anywhere line of simply chic threads.

09/11/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Countdown to Runway

IDRS Files #8: Deborah Roberts of Silvae

Illustration lends a highly specialized look to this designer's on-point, on-trend dresses and separates.

08/29/2014 By Laura Cassidy and Kelsey Kaufman

Countdown to Runway

IDRS Files #5: Brian Cuddy

The NYC native talks inspiration, digital prints, and jet setting.

08/01/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Slideshow

IDRS Files: Brian Cuddy

If you're into '70s geometrics and shift dresses, we just may have found your new sartorial soulmate.

08/01/2014

Countdown to Runway

IDRS Files #4: Rebekah Adams

Where military life meets the runway; get to know the local designer/army wife who upcycled her way into the competition.

07/29/2014 By Emma Ranniger

Slideshow

IDRS Files: Rebekah Adams

07/29/2014

Countdown to Runway

IDRS Files #2: Klad Apparel

Vaguely goth, intimately Nordic, very Seattle—yet Melanie Trygg's line manages to reference Chloe and pop music, too.

06/30/2014 By Laura Cassidy and Kelsey Kaufman

Fierce Competition

The Who's Who of the Independent Designer Runway Show 2014

Allow us to introduce you to the ten Seattle fashion designers selected to show their work in this year's Bellevue Fashion Week showcase at the Bellevue Collection.

04/29/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Runway to the Runway

Seattle's Next Top Designer (Is It You?)

The submission process for Bellevue Collection's hotly anticipated Independent Designer Runway Show is ON. Find out what you need to know to get your looks on the runway for 2014.

02/14/2014 By Laura Cassidy

Local Legends

Sample Sale: Carole McClellan

Get inside this Seattle designer's studio and showroom, and get great deals on leather, fur, and more.

10/07/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Runway Report

We Were There: IDRS 2013

The winners—they're all winners!—of this year's Independent Designer Runway Show at Bellevue Fashion Week.

09/27/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Slide Show

We Were There: Michael Cepress Fashion Show

Scenes from the Seattle designer's recent solo fashion show at the Century Ballroom.

06/25/2013 By Laura Cassidy Photography by Kirby Ellis

Slideshow

We Were There: Michael Cepress Fashion Show

Scenes from the Seattle designer's recent solo show at the Century Ballroom on Capitol Hill.

06/25/2013