Fusion+Fashion 2018

Fusion+Fashion will be held at First Avenue on Friday, November 9, 2018 … “Baby I’m a Star” … teams will select a star from the iconic First Avenue wall to design and create a runway fashion look and presence inspired by their performer




FAQ – Fusion + Fashion 2018



Friday, November 9, 2018


3:00 PM – Rehearsals at First Avenue

5:30-7:30 PM – Models meet with Judges 1-on-1 for three minutes

7:00 PM – Doors Open

8:00 PM – Runway Show Begins


Members: $65
Non-members: $75
Students: $45
Ticket prices increase two weeks prior to event

First Avenue

701 N 1st Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55403






Meet Last Year's Judges:

Rita Farmer

Rita Farmer is a Minneapolis photographer specializing in portrait, lifestyle, and editorial images. She also works with real-estate development company The Excelsior Group as a social media manager and architecture & style photographer. She constantly strives in her work to tell meaningful stories through beautiful and purposeful imagery. She is a proud resident of NE Minneapolis, where she and her husband raise their two young children and an ornery Boston Terrier.

Corey Gaffer

As a locally based architectural photographer, Corey Gaffer has worked closely with many IIDA Northland Members. His photography has been a part of multiple Fab Awards and has brought him around the world focusing on architecture and design. He once created a photo booth that involved a life size cut out of himself and foot-activated camera remote.

Liz Gardner

Liz is an award-winning, multidisciplinary creative with focuses in creative direction, styling, interior design and branding. She is the former creative director of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine and now is a partner in the creative firm Bodega LTD. She harnesses her experience in editorial to create work that is aesthetically cohesive and driven by stories. Some of her clients include Adidas Originals, 3M, Opening Ceremony and Upton 43.


Contact fusion@iida-northland.org about event and sponsorship questions.

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