Saturday August 22, 2015

Austin PRIDE presents 3rd Annual WERK Fashion Show with special performance by Margaret Cho Emceed by RuPaul's Drag Race Winner Bianca Del Rio & featuring designers from 'Project Runway'

This year the WERK Fashion Show will include a special performance from Comedienne Margaret Cho and Emceed by RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner, Bianca Del Rio! With special musical guests, Ultra Nate (Free, If You Could Read My Mind) and Jill Jones (famed backup singer for Prince & starred in his hit film ‘Purple Rain’).

Each year, designers from ‘Project Runway’ bring their new designs to showcase in Austin. This year the designers include:

Daniel Esquivel (Season 11 & All Stars 3)

Anthony Ryan (Season 9 & Winner All Stars 2)

Kini Zamora (Season 13 Runner-Up & Fan Favorite)

Samantha Black (Season 11 & All Stars 4)

Joshua McKinley (Runner-Up Season 9 & All Stars 2)

Samantha Plasencia (Season 13)

Richard Hallmarq (Season 11)

Peach Carr (Season 8 & All Stars 2)

Matthew Arthur (Season 11)

Rey Ortiz (Under The Gun Season 1)

Tieler James (Winner Project Runway: Threads)

& a special runway from Austin designer Midi Soliz

Cocktails: 6:00PM / Doors: 7:00PM / Show: 8:00PM

There will be a ‘Pop-Up Boutique’ on the Front Porch of ACL from 1-4pm on the day of the show! Come meet the designers and have the opportunity to purchase fabulous clothes and order custom pieces!

Don’t miss the silent auction featuring items from your favorite Austin businesses!


The WERK Fashion Show benefits Austin area non-profits, including Project Transitions, OutYouth, Transgender Education Network of Texas, and many more! The show is presented by AGLPF (a 501c3 Non-Profit), with the help of sponsors, including: ACL Live at the Moody Theater; Amy Patterson, Fashion Coordinator; DJ Hexum; Ruiz Salon; The Rawk Show; Agence Redwall; Face Kandy; Sevelin; Milli Starr; Snap Monkey Photography; The Huddleston Team at Realty Austin; and more! Silent Auction items provided by: Deep Eddy Vodka; Fleshjack; WOW Presents; Genuine Joe’s; ZACH Theater; Palms Car Wash; Celebrations Event Planning; HeyWood Hotel; Hydra Acid Art; Sacred Affairs; Hillside Pharmacy; Midtowne Spa; and more! For more information, visit our website:

Doors: 6:00 PM · Show: 8:00 PM

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