Maleny Villagomez, Samantha Harrison and Tesa Castillo work the runway with the piece “Protect What is Sacred” at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The artists are Paty Villagomez and Glo Ramirez. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Maleny Villagomez, Samantha Harrison and Tesa Castillo work the runway with the piece “Protect What is Sacred” at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. The artists are Paty Villagomez and Glo Ramirez. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

With the first show done, Wearable Art shares theme for next year

The show will mark the fashion extravaganza’s 20th anniversary

Wearable Art 2019 is only half over, but organizers are already looking ahead to 2020.

To close out the Saturday night show of Wearable Art: Tail Wind the theme for the next edition of the annual Juneau fashion extravaganza was announced, and it is Joie de Vivre.

The French phrase is typically used to describe someone with an enjoyment of life.

Sunday’s show will also feature some special announcements — winners of Juror’s Awards.


• Contact arts and culture reporter Ben Hohenstatt at (907)523-2243 or bhohenstatt@juneauempire.com. Follow him on Twitter @BenHohenstatt.


Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

Artist Rhonda Jenkins Gardinier makes her way along the runway in her creation titled “Wishes & Prayers in Turbulent Times” of wire, wire hangers, tin can ends and fishing swivels at the Wearable Art show at Centennial Hall on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. (Michael Penn | Capital City Weekly)

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