The Experience

The experience by Idaho Fashion Week is your opportunity to go beyond the shows, and learn from industry experts ranging from models, photographers, designers, and makeup artists. You'll get to hear about the behind-the-scenes process of designing a collection, get priceless insight into the path toward becoming an internationally-published fashion photographer, and more juicy tidbits from the world of fashion and design.

This seasons workshops took place on June 19th, 2022 at the Grove Hotel in Boise.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Kentaro Kameyama

Winner of Project Runway Season 16

Monique Victoria

Model, Contestant on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 16

Arun Nevader

Getty Images Photographer

Carlos E Gonzalez

Internationally Published Makeup Artist

Adrian Tapia

Front Cover-Published  Editorial Photographer

Screen Shot 2022-06-16 at 6.41.39 PM.png

Model & Star of Love Island

WORKSHOPS

12-
2pm

Editorial Makeup Master Class

GROVE HOTEL, ASPEN ROOM

CARLOS GONZALEZ

Join us for an incredible one-of-a-kind experience, learning from expert makeup artist Carlos Gonzalez. Carlos will teach attendees how to apply a bold and colorful look, ideal for a fashion show or editorial photography session. Steps will include: 

  • Skin prep and prime 

  • Color matching 

  • Contouring 

  • Lashes application 

  • Eyes 

  • Final look 

230-
4pm

Inside Fashion: Expert Panel

GROVE HOTEL, ASPEN ROOM

MONIQUE VICTORIA, ADRIAN TAPIA, KENTARO KAMEYAMA, ARUN NEVADER

In this conversation with industry experts Monique Victoria, Adrian Tapia, Kentaro Kameyama, and Arun Nevader, we'll dive into the changing landscape of the fashion industry over the last few years, evolution of personal styles, as well as the business of fashion from the standpoints of photographers, models, and designers. Each panelist will share their own background and story, as well as turning points in their careers, where they find inspiration, and more. Consider this discussion your inside scoop on all things fashion!

430-
6pm

The Art of Design: From Concept to Runway

GROVE HOTEL, ASPEN ROOM

KENTARO KAMEYAMA

Have you ever wondered what inspires designers? How a design goes from dress-form to adorning a model at New York Fashion Week? This session is your opportunity to step into the creative process of a designer, and to learn how artists draw inspiration from their experience and the world around them -- leading to the designs you see on runways and in stores.  Join us for an engaging conversation on the creative process and how to step into the business of working as a designer. You'll get to ask question of discussion host Kentaro Kameyama, who has the unique experience of having competed in and won season 16 of the hit show Project Runway

VENUE

Idaho Fashion Week - The Experience was held on Sunday, June 19th 2022 at the Grove Hotel in downtown Boise, Idaho. Each class will took place in the beautiful Aspen ballroom.  The Grove Hotel boasts gorgeous views of the foothills, spacious meeting rooms, upscale services, and a convenient and central downtown location.