FWSD Team

Allison Andrews

Allison Andrews is Founder and Director of Fashion Week San Diego® (FWSD), president of APA Business Consulting and executive director of FAB Authority. A passionate entrepreneur, Andrews founded FSWD in 2007, growing the year-long event to become one of…
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Samantha DeWarf

  Samantha DeWarf is the Assistant Director of Fashion Week San Diego. She was raised in Pinetop, Arizona a small mountain town, but also split time growing up in Hamar, Norway. This has given her…
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Anna Crowe

Anna Crowe is the Publicist for Fashion Week San Diego. She is the founder and chief executive officer at Crowe PR, responsible for the company’s strategy, vision and execution. A public relations and branding expert, Anna…
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Jodi Kodesh

Jodi Kodesh has been Fashion Week San Diego’s official MC’s since 2013. Jodi’s love of nature has taken her around the world – through the ancient monkey temples of Bali, Indonesia, up the side of a…
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Jeff Krapf

Jeff Krapf has been Fashion Week San Diego’s official MC’s since 2013. Live Event Announcer, Corporate Presenter, Radio DJ, VoiceOver Artist, Kids TV Show Host, TV Personality and all around TV Host, Jeff Krapf has become…
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Erika De La Cruz

Erika De La Cruz is Fashion Week San Diego’s Brand Ambassador and Red Carpet Host. Erika is a Station Personality, Video Blogger and Promotions Director for KIFM-FM, Easy 98.1 here in San Diego.  She has been in San…
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Team FWSD

 

Beauty is quintessential in Fashion, especially when it comes to Runway Shows. Without stellar hair design and makeup artistry, a designer’s piece of work would look incomplete. Fashion Week San Diego celebrates the Fashion and Beauty industries together, not separate. We’ve even dedicated a night to highlight the Beauty Industry and its significance to fashion. We are proud to highlight the talented expert stylists that exist right here in San Diego. It’s our honor and privilege to introduce you to our beauty team:

 

Kristina-Monique Cortez | Makeup Lead

Kristina-Monique Cortez is a Professional Makeup-Artist and the founding educator of Bellus Academy’s Make-Up Artistry Program. At an early age, she had a profound sense that make-up enhanced beauty and she was entranced by the…
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Karla
Karla Lopez-Martinez | Hair Lead

Karla Lopez-Martinez, Co-Owner of Gila Rut AVEDA Salons. “Our beauty industry is filled with artists waiting to express their creative visions. My mission as a salon owner and leader is to create opportunity for my…
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Michael Soberanes | Hair Lead & Creative Director

Michael Soberanes has been part of the beauty industry since 2003, Since then his career has given him experience in creative direction for runway shows, Lead educational director for Gila Rut Aveda Salons in San Diego,…
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